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MUFG Analyst, Data Governance - Alteryx Experience (9 month FTC) - GFCD 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 Bank's Global Financial Crimes Division ("GFCD")

MUFG Bank is committed to supporting the integrity of the financial system and combating financial crimes across its operations. Consistent with this commitment, the Bank has implemented a risk-based global program designed to help detect, deter, and prevent financial crimes, as well as assess and mitigate related risk.

GFCD is headquartered in New York, manages the Bank's financial crimes compliance program consistent with regulatory expectations. GFCD is comprised of global departments with resources in New York and Tokyo as well as financial crimes compliance teams in each of the Bank's regions: Japan; Americas; Europe, Middle East & Africa ("EMEA"); and Asia.

Our people play an important role in the fight against financial crime and work together to ensure that our organisation conducts its business such that we protect our reputation, our business, and our clients within the regulatory and legal framework. GFCD is responsible for the establishment and maintenance of effective systems and controls to protect clients’ assets and to mitigate the risk that MUFG might be used to further financial crime.

The Financial Crimes Office for EMEA (“FCOE”)

FCOE is part of GFCD in London. We want to work with ambitious, energetic, service-focused people passionate about Financial Crimes, who are dedicated to protecting our customers and the wider global economy. MUFG has publicly stated that it is committed to “empowering a brighter future” to meet its aim to become the world’s most trusted financial group. We invest in our people by providing opportunities for personal growth – at the local management level we empower you to make a difference through the work that you do. You will be working in an international environment that enables you to develop your own world-class Financial Crimes and risk reduction skills and capabilities.

Financial Crime Offices in MUFG Compliance ensure that the bank conducts its business such that we protect our reputation, our business, and our customers within the regulatory and legal framework. They are responsible for the establishment and maintenance of effective systems and controls to protect customers’ assets and to mitigate the risk that MUFG might be used to further financial crime.

As a member of the FCOE, you will contribute to:

  • Contribute to the day to day running of either or both the FCOE Technology team or the Data Governance team

  • Delivering high-quality and pro-active support to business activities, assisting the firm to do business in the right way and to grow its business-footprint.

  • Ensuring key processes are run efficiently to deliver quality and reliable information, to support the firm’s business growth and control procedures.

In all your activities ensure that the legal entity integrity of both the MUFG Bank Ltd and MUFG Securities EMEA plc is respected, escalating to your supervisor if you identify any actual or perceived conflicts of interest between them.

Roles and Responsibilities

In Financial Crime Risk Management the FCOE Technology Team key responsibilities are:

Ensure that financial crime screening systems are working correctly i.e. as expected and appropriately.

The purpose of the role is to ensure that the effectiveness and accuracy of all systems used to prevent financial crime, including the following:

  • Validating – running processes that validate the effectiveness of FCC systems;

  • Reconciling – running reconciliation processes for systems used to prevent financial crime;

  • Reporting – running reports on processes and collating information into standard reports;

  • Training – supporting the annual system training requirements & attestation process;

  • Governance – taking minutes and creating packs for standard governance meetings;

  • Change Management – supporting and running where appropriate the CMC process;

  • Issues - supporting the FCOE Technology with ad hoc support for Issues Management; and

  • Controls – supporting the running and tracking of manual control processes

In addition to the duties described above, you will contribute to the work of the Financial Crime department in any other ways reasonably expected, including memberships of projects and working groups and assisting with other priorities in the department or group as a whole.

Job Requirements:


  • Background in Financial Crime Compliance, especially in the OFAC Sanctions or Customer Due Diligence space;

  • Financial crime knowledge across all areas of financial crime (sanctions, AML, KYC and ABC); and

  • Manages priorities effectively.

Specific to role

  • Financial Crime Systems Testing and/or Assurance Projects;

  • Good project management skills and experience delivering on a number of projects simultaneously; and

  • Good Industry Knowledge of Vendor Products, ideally on Innovative Systems, CGI or Actimize solutions.

Education / qualifications:


  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent experience

Personal requirements:

  • Excellent communication skills;

  • Results driven, with a strong sense of accountability;

  • A proactive, motivated approach;

  • The ability to operate with urgency and prioritise work accordingly;

  • Strong decision-making skills, the ability to demonstrate sound judgement;

  • A structured and logical approach to work;

  • Strong problem solving skills;

  • A creative and innovative approach to work;

  • Excellent 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 pressured environment;

  • Strong numerical skills; and

  • Excellent Microsoft Office 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