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MUFG Assistant Vice President, Exam and Audit Management - Global Financial Crime in London, United Kingdom

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Role Summary:

The Global Financial Crimes Division (GFCD) Exam and Audit Management (EAM) Assistant Vice President position sits within GFCD Program Management and reports into the GFCD Head of Exam and Audit Management. Global EAM is responsible for establishing a framework to promote consistency in preparation for, management of, and reporting on, financial crimes exams and audits. Functional responsibilities of the role will include contributing to the production of GFCD EAM reporting and maintenance of the EAM central repository. This position is also responsible for continuing to establish and maintain the global EAM governance program in its management and support of financial crimes-related regulatory and audit engagements. The role will at times lead global regulatory exam and audit preparation activities and may contribute to management of regional engagements as well.

Role Responsibilities:

• Supporting the Head of GFCD Exam and Audit Management and working with Regional EAM teams to define, implement and maintain the Bank’s global framework for managing financial crimes compliance-related regulatory examinations and internal audit reviews;

• Supporting the end-to-end management of global regulatory and audit engagements. This includes preparing stakeholders across Financial Crimes and lines of business before, during and after on-site engagements; quality control of audit/regulator bound documentation; consultation to both auditees and auditors to ensure factually accurate issues are raised and strong action plans are drafted;

• Oversight of regional EAM teams through advisory work and at times by providing on the ground engagement management;

• Contributing to the review and analysis of financial crimes-related exam and audit management activities across the Bank via preparation of consolidated reporting and analysis, and trending of global themes for senior management and GFCD functions;

• Developing a constructive and mutually beneficial relationship with GFC Internal Audit and relevant regulators;

• Assisting with communicating and advising on new framework requirements throughout the Bank to ensure consistency and enhance the programme as required;

• Assisting with ongoing maintenance and administration of the central SharePoint repository for financial crimes exams and audits;

• Sharing lessons learned and best practices related to exam and audit management across the Bank.


• Bachelor’s degree or equivalent required;

• Minimum of 4-5 years’ experience in banking or other financial institution setting, with a focus on exam and audit management. Prior experience as an auditor or examiner, preferred;

• Strong written, verbal and presentation skills;

• Previous exposure to internal audit functions and regulatory authorities, preferably across multiple jurisdictions;

• Good understanding of an effective financial crimes risk management framework;

• Relevant financial crime professional qualification, preferred;

• Strong proficiency with Excel, PowerPoint, and SharePoint required;

• Excellent attention to detail and accuracy;

• Strong project management and organizational skills with the ability to multi-task and manage competing priorities;

• The ability to perform well in a pressured environment, with excellent problem-solving skills;

• Ability to engage and influence key stakeholders across various divisions within MUFG;

• Team player and ability to work collaboratively;

• Ability to establish and maintain strong, credible relationships across multiple departments and jurisdictions with key stakeholder groups including Compliance, Audit and Regulatory Examiners.

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

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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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