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MUFG Administrative Assistant in IT Financial Management in London, United Kingdom

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

Discover your opportunity with Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group (MUFG), the 7th largest financial group in the world. Across the globe, we’re 160,000 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.

MUFG (Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group) is one of the world's leading financial groups. Headquartered in Tokyo and with approximately 350 years of history, MUFG is a global network with around 2,300 offices in over 50 countries including the Americas, Europe, the Middle East and Africa, Asia and Oceania, and East Asia. The group has over 150,000 employees, offering services including commercial banking, trust banking, securities, credit cards, consumer finance, asset management, and leasing.

As one of the largest financial groups globally with a vison to be the world's most trusted, we want to attract, nurture and retain the most talented individuals in the market. The size and range of MUFG's global business creates opportunities for our employees to stretch themselves and reap the rewards. Behaving with integrity and responsibility, underpinned by a desire to build a culture which is fair, transparent, and honest, drives everything that we do. We aim to be the financial partner of choice for our clients, whatever their requirements, building long-term relationships, serving society, and fostering shared and sustainable growth for a better world.

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Main Purpose of the Role:

Financial Management team, IT Planning, Reporting & Administration Gr, governs Project budget-related things, and the individual in this role is supposed to primarily support administrative works.

The main purpose of the role includes:

  1. Maintaining and improving the project governance framework/processes in Bank EMEA in collaboration with other teams

  2. Managing IT Investment budgets across EMEA region so as to ensure financial discipline and maximise cost-benefit performance

  3. Reviewing budget drawdown applications, change request applications, and project closure reports in close contact with various stakeholders

Key Responsibilities:

  1. Maintain system investment related procedures in Bank EMEA

  2. Proactively drive continuous improvement of the relevant processes, procedures (including various workflows) and templates

  3. Manage investment budget and unplanned funding demands of all Bank system development projects in EMEA in a timely and accurate manner

  4. Scrutinise system investment related applications so projects can follow the accounting rules in Bank as appropriate

  5. Provide guidance on procedures, processes, tools and technique where required

  6. Support Technology management with ad hoc tasks as and when required

Skills and Experience:

Functional / Technical Competencies:

  • Practical experience with demand and financial planning beneficial

  • Basic knowledge of IT essential

  • Advanced Microsoft Office Skills, in particular MS Excel, essential

  • Analytical and logical thinking with attention to detail essential

Education / Qualifications:

  • Preferably degree educated or similar qualification or practical experience

  • Japanese Language skills highly beneficial

Personal Requirements:

  • Excellent communication skills

  • A proactive, motivated approach

  • The ability to operate with urgency and prioritise work accordingly

  • A structured and logical approach to work

  • Excellent interpersonal skills

  • Excellent attention to detail and accuracy

  • Strong numerical skills

  • Excellent Microsoft Office skills, especially EXCEL skills

We are open to considering flexible working requests in line with organisational requirements.

MUFG is committed to embracing diversity and building an inclusive culture where all employees are valued, respected and their opinions count. We support the principles of equality, diversity and inclusion in recruitment and employment, and oppose all forms of discrimination on the grounds of age, sex, gender, sexual orientation, disability, pregnancy and maternity, race, gender reassignment, religion or belief and marriage or civil partnership.

We make our recruitment decisions in a non-discriminatory manner in accordance with our commitment to identifying the right skills for the right role and our obligations under the 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