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MUFG Union Bank Analyst, Business Management (Global Aviation Finance Office) in London, United Kingdom

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OVERVIEW OF THE DEPARTMENT/SECTION

Aviation Finance team (Global Aviation Finance Office (GAFO)), is part of the Corporate and Investment Banking Division for EMEA (GCIB). GAFO is managed by aGlobal Head and was a newly introduced virtual organisation connecting aviation finance teams in EMEA, Asia and US to properly run the aviation finance business seamlessly and consistently on a global basis.

MUFG’s Aviation Finance team provides financial services to Airlines, Operating Lessors, and other aircraft investors and owners, relating to the acquisition, ownership and leasing of aircraft, including but not limited to arranging, financing and distribution of full or limited recourse secured debt instruments. Our award-winning aviation team combines in-depth industry knowledge with solid relationships across the sector.

NUMBER OF DIRECT REPORTS

None

MAIN PURPOSE OF THE ROLE

Operate as a member of the GAFO Business Management Team assisting Management to ensure that the business has a ‘license to operate’. This support will take many forms including administration, strategic and operational activities across a multitude of business disciplines.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

Bank

Strategic Development

  • As a member of the GAFO Business Management Team support the Aviation business, where necessary, in performing key administrative tasks in an efficient and responsive manner

  • Support projects/initiatives for GAFO as required

Financial

  • Provide appropriate support to enable GAFO in their delivery of the financial targets set for EMEA GCIB

Operational Management

  • Update and maintain various reports to ensure that correct information is captured and monitored on an ongoing basis and reported as necessary

  • Liaise with EPD and Global businesses in respect to business practices, policies and guidelines

  • Undertake any appropriate ad-hoc exercises/reporting as assigned

Global Collaboration

  • Build relationships throughout MUFG to establish a peer network, gather relevant information and help to ensure effective interactive inter-departmental collaboration

  • Develop and maintain strong relationships with key stakeholders within MUFG both regionally and globally

Governance, Risk & Compliance

  • To work actively with GCIB teams and internal risk management departments to strengthen the

  • identification and management of operational and compliance related risks impacting GCIB/GAFO

  • Assist Head of GAFO Business Management by acting as the first line of defence for GAFO in relation to first line controls – providing assistance to GCIB & GAFO to manage operational risks and ensure internal procedures are followed

  • Assist in the preparation of internal/external audits

WORK EXPERIENCE

Essential:

Previous experience of the overall financial management and control of a front office business function, ensuring compliance with corporate governance, legal and regulatory requirements

SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE

Functional / Technical Competencies:

Essential

  • Sound business and market awareness

  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills with a high level of motivation and initiative

  • Some experience of working within a financial institution

  • Some understanding of the internal workings of a bank

  • Good numerical, written and verbal communication skills, ability to communicate effectively at all levels

  • Good presentation skills

  • Detail conscious, ensuring reliability at all times, and committed to producing high quality and professional work in a team environment

  • Ability to deal with people of all types and personalities at all levels

  • Good IT skills – particularly Excel and PowerPoint

Education / Qualifications:

Essential

  • University degree, or equivalent experience in area of expertise

PERSONAL REQUIREMENTS

  • Excellent communication skills

  • Results driven, with a strong sense of accountability

  • A proactive, motivated approach.

  • The ability to operate with urgency, to work on a number of projects concurrently and prioritise work accordingly

  • A structured and logical approach to work

  • A creative and innovative approach to work

  • Good interpersonal skills

  • The ability to manage large workloads and tight deadlines

  • Excellent attention to detail and accuracy

  • A calm approach, with the ability to perform well in a pressurised environment

  • Good numerical skills

  • Good Microsoft Office skills (specifically Excel and Power Point)

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.

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