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MUFG Union Bank AVP/Associate FI Onboarding Unit - Hybrid in Jersey City, New Jersey

Do you want your voice heard and your actions to count?

Discover your opportunity with Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group (MUFG), the 5th largest financial group in the world. Across the globe, we’re 180,000 colleagues, striving to make a difference for every client, organization, and community we serve. We stand for our values, building long-term relationships, serving society, and fostering shared and sustainable growth for a better world.

With a vision to be the world’s most trusted financial group, it’s part of our culture to put people first, listen to new and diverse ideas and collaborate toward greater innovation, speed and agility. This means investing in talent, technologies, and tools that empower you to own your career.

Join MUFG, where being inspired is expected and making a meaningful impact is rewarded.

This is a hybrid position. There are flexible work from home options available. A member of our recruitment team will discuss the options with you in more detail.

90 % Daily Production

•Manage detailed tracking of KYC file status and other customer record activities to ensure completion within the required timeframes

•Coordinates with business partners to obtain required information and applicable documentation related to client on-boarding and KYC production•Initiates and complete high quality KYC files (data input, research and analysis)

•Perform KYC Remediation/Refresh or New Onboarding on Financial Institution Entities, including Funds and other Non-Operating Asset Holdings Companies categories (i.e. Special Purpose Vehicle “”SPV”, Private investment Company (“PICs”) comprising of personal holding companies, business investment corporations, international business corporations) or a trust

•Promptly address queries and assist with problem-solving of different issues •Serve as a Subject Matter Experts (SME) – for core internal bank system and onboarding & KYC procedures

10% Project Participation (where applicable)

•Contribute ideas and participate in UAT testing including writing of test cases

•Contribute to work flow or process redesign to achieve efficiencies

•Manage and deliver individual projects as assigned

•Participate in multi-disciplinary teams to address new business initiatives, system enhancement projects, and one-off assignments as required

•Coordinate with the Control Tower to assist in developing and implementing appropriate training and continuous development

•Coordinate with the Control Tower in completing updates to the procedures and operating manuals

•Contribute to the evolution of global and local KYC policies and ensure team knowledge of any updates

•Assess relevant Key Performance Indicators that enable the effective tracking of productivity or backlogs


  • 3 - 5 years plus of financial institution/banking experience

  • 3 - 5 years plus experience related to the finance industry with the ability to excel in a team environment to accomplish a collective goal

  • Strong SME knowledge of funds or SPVs

  • Strong academic background

  • Ability to think critically under pressure and deliver sound judgment

  • Excellent analytical skills, with the aptitude of independently performing complex or varied tasks, such as coordinating and analyzing large amounts of multifaceted data.

  • Mature approach with excellent and influential communication skills (verbal and written) to facilitate frequent interactions with internal customers, management and key stakeholders

  • Ability to recognize risks and make decisions based on sensory data or known guidelines

  • Ability to comprehend and follow instructions (verbal, written or diagrammatic) with strong detail orientation

  • Solid knowledge of KYC/AML and data governance policy

  • Strong time management, prioritization, work organization and multi-tasking skills with a drive for efficiency, accuracy and risk management controls

  • Proficiency in MS Office - Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access


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 on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, gender expression, gender identity, sex, age, ancestry, marital status, protected veteran and military status, disability, medical condition, sexual orientation, genetic information, or any other status of an individual or that individual’s associates or relatives that is protected under applicable federal, state, or local law.

Some MUFG roles require that individuals be fully vaccinated against COVID-19, subject to exemptions for medical or religious reasons, as well as any other reason required by applicable law or order. Should you be selected for an interview, your recruiter will provide additional information.

At MUFG, our colleagues are our greatest assets. Our Culture Principles provide a roadmap for how each of our colleagues must think and act to become more client-obsessed, inclusive and innovative. They reflect who we are, who we want to be and what we expect from one another. We are excited to see you take the next step in exploring a career with us and encourage you to spend more time reviewing them!

Our Culture Principles

  • Client Centric

  • People Focused

  • Listen Up. Speak Up.

  • Innovate & Simplify

  • Own & Execute