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MUFG Union Bank UAT Standards Lead, Vice President in Irving, Texas


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Job Summary:

The Global Financial Crimes Manager leads or collaborates with a team of compliance professionals dedicated to ensuring compliance with regulatory requirements associated with anti-money laundering, international sanctions, and adherence to the Bank’s OFAC Global Standards.

Major Responsibilities:

  • Partner with AML Investigators and Global SMEs to understand the Target state processes and the target platform requirements for AML, KYC and Sanctions.

  • Partner with AML Investigators in order to understand their workflow and to utilize their feedback, where appropriate, to strengthen the quality of AML and EDD Analytics work product.

  • Partner with Business Line (BL) contacts to fully-understand product offerings, embedded BL compliance functions, and where the AML and EDD Analytics team can provide value in terms of risk coverage and mitigation.

  • Expertise in creating UAT Standards for Financial Crimes operations for AML, KYC and Sanctions

  • Lead the development and implementation of new reporting functionality and transaction monitoring channels for AML and EDD support purposes.

  • Create professional program/reporting documentation in support of AML Monitoring, Enhanced Due Diligence and Sanctions

  • Work with technology and senior AML management to drive the Financial Crimes Compliance.

  • Professional presentation skills for audiences including but not limited to senior leadership, regulatory and business partners.

  • Timely response to data requests.

  • Ability to provide constructive feedback and daily guidance to analysts.

  • Ability to Research and conduct analytics

  • Experience managing production and quality results

  • Leading an enhanced due diligence function

  • Experience with leading change; resolving conflict

  • Experience managing production and quality results

  • Lead a team to create UAT Standards for AML, KYC and Sanctions

  • Possess an awareness of regulatory and Bank compliance environments as well as an interest to self-educate on new topics and changing requirements.

  • Responsible for supporting the global financial crimes director by managing assigned day to day activities focused on systemic compliance with global BSA/AML/Sanctions programs

  • Ensures appropriate processes are developed in accordance with Global Financial Crimes risk initiatives and objectives

  • Designs and produces materials within scope of assigned processes, to include any relevant statistical and written reporting

  • May have oversight of a team of compliance professionals, both locally and globally, to ensure all daily responsibilities are completed

  • Contributes to Global Financial Crimes processes by identifying opportunities for improved adherence to compliance requirements

  • May lead a team of compliance professionals, based locally and globally


Education, Licensure, Year of Experience (and type of work experience):

5 to7 years of experience within the financial services industry, specific to global risk and financial crimes

AML and KYC experience preferred

BA/BS Degree

A comprehensive understanding of AML/BSA/OFAC controls

Experience in leading UAT for Actimize SAM, WLF, KYC, CDD and RCM modules

Experience building and leading a team with a proven record of results

Strong investigative and research skills

ACAMS designation preferred

Some experience applying sanctions compliance laws and regulations to international financial crimes programs

Deep experience investigating compliance processes, performing compliance testing, training, quality control/assurance processes, and internal/external audits

Experience managing and being part of diverse international teams

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities:

Knowledge of AML, KYC and Sanctions compliance laws and regulations

Deep understanding of banking products and processes as they relate to sanctions controls

Excellent judgement and analytical skills

Excellent oral/ written communication skills

Ability to work in a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment

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: 10036446-WD