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MUFG Union Bank Financial Crimes Technology Business Analyst - 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. The selected colleague will work at an MUFG office an average of two to three days per week with the remainder worked remotely.

Job Description

An IT Business Analyst who translates business and technical requirements in Compliance Technology (KYC, AML, Sanctions) into Business and Design documentation, is familiar with Software Development Lifecycle terminology and milestones, contributes to planning and execution phases, and helps ensure project is successful

Job Summary

As a part of Compliance Technology, the Business Analyst (BA) will help Global Financial Crimes Division (GFCD) design technology solutions to address risks and control deficiencies. The BA will act as an expert consultant and advise GFCD on the best ways to meet their needs, presenting various options. The BA will then work with Compliance Technology developers to refine designs and create detailed business requirements. The ability to quickly grasp compliance concerns and synthesize options is critical. The BA must work closely with geographically disbursed stakeholders across a variety of businesses and functions. Polished oral and written communication skills and the ability to build relationships is essential. The BA should have some work exposure in banking and compliance, or related college coursework. The BA should also be aware of various Software Development Lifecycle (SDLC) methodologies, including Waterfall and Agile, and understand technology and data. Projects will cover Anti-Money Laundering (AML) and Economic Sanctions for institutional client and correspondent banking businesses. AML includes Know Your Customer (KYC), transaction monitoring, Currency Transaction Reports (CTR) and AML data analysis.


  • Discuss compliance concerns with GFCD, and advise on possible solutions

  • Refine proposed solutions and estimate resource requirements in consultation with technology developers

  • Build wire frames, report layouts and other artifacts to help GFCD and business and technology stakeholders understand proposed solutions and refine business and functional requirements

  • Review and edit Business Requirement Documents, Project Planning Documents, Functional Requirement Documents and Detailed Design Documents

  • Act as an expert resource during project initiation and execution to ensure that the project meets business objectives

Skills and experiences

  • Experience working with MS Excel

  • Experience creating PowerPoint presentations

  • Experience implementing technology solutions at large banks or financial institutions, or related college coursework

  • Experience developing business requirements to solve complex problems in consultation with business partners, or related college coursework

  • Knowledge of SDLC methodologies including Waterfall and Agile

  • Knowledge of SQL and experience analyzing data preferred

  • Bachelor’s degree preferred

The typical base pay range for this role is between $68K – $83K depending on job-related knowledge, skills, experience and location. 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.

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.


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