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MUFG Global Transaction Monitoring Governance Manager, Vice President in Irving, Texas

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The selected colleague will work at an MUFG office or client sites four days per week and work remotely one day. A member of our recruitment team will provide more details.

Global Transaction Monitoring Governance Manager, Vice President

Job Summary:

Reporting to the Global Head of Transaction Monitoring, the Global Transaction Monitoring Governance Manager will oversee the execution of transaction monitoring governance activities across the Americas, EMEA, APAC, and Japan. These activities include overseeing the risk approval program, coverage assessment planning and execution, standards and methodology oversight, and strategic change planning. This position requires BSA/ AML transaction monitoring experience as well as experience in program oversight and execution.

Major Responsibilities:

Global Risk Analytics Decisions (GRADs) Governance : 20%

Lead the successful expansion and ongoing oversight of GRADs (formerly AMBRS) across all regions to ensure consistent governance and execution; provide guidance on the GRADs process to impacted stakeholders and ensure proper alignment to model risk management; ensure an audit-ready environment through accurate document retention and approval processes.

Coverage Assessment Governance: 20%

Working with Global Transaction Monitoring subject matter experts, create the appropriate governance framework to ensure all coverage assessments are executed in a timely and accurate manner, including prioritization and scheduling across all regions.

Global Transaction Monitoring Change Governance: 15%

Working with GFCD and Global Transaction Monitoring partners, ensure proper governance routines are established for any changes to transaction monitoring with a view toward appropriate approval levels tiered according to the risk of the proposed change.

Supervise Daily Activities: 15%

Oversee the daily activities of a team of risk professionals dedicated to the ongoing governance of transaction monitoring; provide coaching for team members and direction on how to execute governance assignments.

Standards and Methodology Adherence: 15%

Develop a Global Transaction Monitoring SharePoint site for storage of all related policies, standards, methodologies, and procedures to track and monitor adherence by region and country; work with GFCD for improved implementation and simplification where possible of documentation.

Communication: 10%

Develop and execute appropriate presentations for the Global Transaction Monitoring program to ensure successful communication of key program changes, initiatives, and expectations to executive leadership, stakeholders, and SMEs; track progress against strategy objectives.

Additional initiatives as assigned by the Global Head of Transaction Monitoring: 5%

Execute periodic initiatives assigned by the Global Head of Transaction Monitoring related to the program.


  • Requires a bachelor’s degree and related Financial Crime risk experience.

  • Minimum 5-10 years of related experience with specific emphasis on BSA / AML at a financial institution, regulatory or law enforcement agency.

  • Minimum 3+ years of managerial and supervisory experience, preferably involving at least 4 professional staff members.

  • Excellent interpersonal abilities including superior oral and written communication skills.

  • Expert knowledge of BSA / AML laws and regulations relative to money laundering and terrorist financing and the ability to apply this knowledge in assessing client activity and monitoring of high-risk customer accounts.

  • Experience in project management.

  • Demonstrated experience in the creation of executive reporting.

  • Proficient in the application of various automated systems used to monitor transaction activity such as deposits, wires, cash, and monetary instrument sales, and KYC systems.

  • Understanding of bank products and services and how they may be exploited for criminal purposes, including but not limited to money laundering and terrorist financing activities.

The typical base pay range for this role is between $120k-$150k depending on job-related knowledge, skills, experience and location. This role may also be eligible for certain discretionary performance-based bonus and/or incentive compensation. Additionally, our Total Rewards program provides colleagues with a competitive benefits package (in accordance with the eligibility requirements and respective terms of each) that includes comprehensive health and wellness benefits, retirement plans, educational assistance and training programs, income replacement for qualified employees with disabilities, paid maternity and parental bonding leave, and paid vacation, sick days, and holidays. For more information on our Total Rewards package, please click the link below.

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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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