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MUFG Union Bank Global Financial Crimes Compliance Operations Tuning Execution & System Integration Director in Irving, Texas

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Job Summary:

Reporting into the Head of Operations, the Test Manager will lead the strategy, coordination and readiness of testing and manage execution relating to Global Financial Crimes Compliance Operations programs in MUFG with an emphasis on supporting the Centers of Excellence globally. Testing will include but not be limited to supporting User Acceptance Testing for systems, typology scenario creation/tuning for AML, Sanctions and KYC.

The incumbent is expected to have subject matter expertise in financial crime risk and compliance operations such as AML Investigations, Transaction Monitoring and Surveillance, Compliance Technology and Data Governance.

The role will ensure for adherence to MUFG Policies and Global Standards through technical advisory, training and building an effective second line of defense financial crimes compliance capability and meet all related regulatory requirements.

Given the deep technical expertise and broad experience required for this position, the incumbent role will be hired in the US.

Major Responsibilities:

In connection with the Global Financial Crimes Program –

  • Ability to develop and implement testing strategies for multiple programs within the Global Financial Crimes Centers of Excellence Operational functions and summarization of findings for Senior Management review.

  • Direct management of individuals located both in both in the US and in India.

  • Coordinate with Global and Regional stakeholders on the requirements for support from the Global Compliance Testing Team.

  • Managing and driving all related testing activities.

  • Provide senior management with status dashboards with testing progress.

  • Providing guidance in performing testing of key controls, including design effectiveness assessments and operating effectiveness testing.

  • At the direction of the Global Head of GFCD and Global Head of GFCD Operations, attend or represent GFCD at key Committees, Councils or Working Groups.

  • Provide advice and oversight for mitigating identified risks or issues when escalated by the Testing team.Ensure for the timely communication of these items to with senior leadership in accordance with MUFG policies and procedures.

  • Liaise with regulators or bank supervisors as directed or required.

  • Work collaboratively across functional teams within GFCD or Core Compliance to ensure effective and efficient operations with clearly defined roles and responsibilities.

  • Build strong partnerships with key stakeholders in both the first and second lines of defense, as well as CCO, CRMD, MUIT, Lines of Business, IA and others in connection with the GFCD program.


  • A Bachelor’s degree, MBA or Master’s degree in business, accounting, legal or related fields is preferred

  • 10 plus years of internal or financial industry and compliance experience, preferably within a global organization, in a senior role directly responsible for leading a global financial crimes function or department.

  • Experience working overseas, preferably for a global bank in a compliance role.

  • Experience in developing/enhancing financial crimes-related programs within existing structures.

  • Experience with multiple types of testing, for example, regression testing, ad-hoc testing, user acceptance testing, scenario testing, etc.

  • Experience interacting with the Executive Committee Leadership, control function leadership, and compliance subject matter experts

  • Proven leadership

  • Proven excellence in execution in complex and demanding situations

  • Collaborative with strong interpersonal communication skills

  • Systemic thinker across enterprise

  • Process oriented couple with a strong ability to develop appropriate program enhancing strategies

  • Detail-oriented and organized execution

  • Executive level presentation skills

  • An Enterprise Risk Management perspective

Additional skills:

  • Experience interfacing with banking regulators and supervisors

  • Thorough understanding of an effective financial crimes risk management framework

  • Demonstrated ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously

  • Proven managerial skills necessary to successfully administer a core support and critical regulatory relationship function within a diverse organization and effectively coordinate between multiple business and support units

  • The ability to interact effectively at all levels of the organization, including Bank staff, management, directors and prudential regulators

  • Ability to work autonomously and initiate and prioritize own work

  • Ability to work with teams of project managers

  • Solid judgment, strong negotiating skills, and a practical approach to implementation – including knowledge of Bank systems

  • Ability to balance regulatory requirements with the best interests of the Bank and its customers

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities duties and skills required of personnel so classified.

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