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MUFG Union Bank Global Sanctions Compliance Risk Assessment, Vice President in Irving, Texas


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Job Summary:

Reporting into the Head of Program & Risk Management within the Global Sanctions Compliance Department (“GSCD”), under the Global Financial Crimes Division(“GFCD”), this position is one of several key positions in the Global Sanctions Compliance team. This position will be responsible for working across functions and regions to support the Global Sanctions Risk Assessment (“RA”) as well as performing analysis on key management information (“MI”) and metrics related to the risk assessment. Responsibilities include advising on the RA process, reviewing methodology and scoring approaches, drafting the RA reports, raising management awareness on performance and risk indicators related to the risk assessment processes, supporting the bank’s related regulatory obligations, and managing financial crimes risk.

Major Responsibilities:

  • In connection with the Global Sanctions RA:

  • Support the Global RA Team to design, implement and execute the annual US and Global risk assessments and targeted risk assessments.

  • Facilitate the identification of risk coverage gaps to drive necessary process enhancements.

  • Advise and collaborate with the GFCD Intelligence and Analytics Team to perform analytics and reporting for the Global Sanctions RA.

  • Advise and collaborate with the First and Second Lines of Defense (“FLOD” and “SLOD”) on the identification, collection, review and submission of data to support the RA.

  • Perform review and challenge on information and data provided by the FLOD and SLOD.

  • Provide subject matter expertise around the collection, organization, and evaluation of quantitative data relevant to the risk assessment processes.

  • Present results to the Global Head of Sanctions and other management, as needed.

  • Work collaboratively with Regional Teams as needed to oversee the process of risk assessment execution and regional RA reporting.

  • Work collaboratively across functional teams within GFCD to ensure efficient and effective data gathering and analysis for the Sanctions risk assessment.

  • Work collaboratively across teams to ensure data quality for the risk assessment through review and challenge activities.

  • Work collaboratively with GFCD and regional stakeholders on analysis and presentation of MI/metrics, including identification of trends and key risks related to the risk assessment.




  • Bachelor’s degree.

  • 6 plus years of internal or industry experience in financial crimes, compliance, risk assessment, reporting, or data governance.

  • Expertise in developing/enhancing risk assessment-related programs.

  • Experience with data analytics and working knowledge of Excel.

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

  • Collaborative with strong interpersonal communication skills.

  • Systemic thinker across enterprise.

  • Detail-oriented and organized execution.

  • Sanctions subject matter expertise preferred.

Additional skills

  • Executive-level presentation skills.

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

  • Experience interfacing with banking regulators and enforcement staff.

  • Understanding of an effective financial crimes risk management framework.

  • Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously.

  • 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.

We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer and committed to leveraging the diverse backgrounds, perspectives, and experience of our workforce to create opportunities for our colleagues and our business. We do not discriminate in employment decisions on the basis of any protected category.

A conviction is not an absolute bar to employment. Factors such as the age of the offense, evidence of rehabilitation, seriousness of violation, and job relatedness are considered in all employment decisions. Additionally, it's the bank's policy to only inquire into a candidate's criminal history after an offer has been made. Federal law prohibits banks from employing individuals who have been convicted of, or received a pretrial diversion for, certain offenses.

Job: Compliance

Primary Location: TEXAS-Irving

Schedule Full Time

Shift Day

Req ID: 10040299-WD