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MUFG Union Bank Markets Derivatives Business Analyst in Los Angeles, California


Discover your opportunity with Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group (MUFG), the 5th largest financial group in the world (as ranked by S&P Global, April 2018). In the Americas, we’re 13,000 colleagues, striving to make a difference for every client, organization, and community we serve. We stand for our values, developing positive relationships built on integrity and respect. It’s part of our culture to put people first, listen to new and diverse ideas and collaborate toward greater innovation, speed and agility. We’re a team that accepts responsibility for the future by asking the tough questions and owning the solutions. Join MUFG and be empowered to make your voice heard and your actions count.

Job Summary:

The main objectives of the Interest Rate Derivatives Analyst role in Global Markets Division of the Americas (GMDA) will be to provide system support as a Business Analyst for GMDA Sales and Trading. The role is a mix of business analysis and project coordination where you will be the voice for the business and represent GMDA on system related projects and business strategies. You will have the opportunity to learn and work closely with Interest Rate Derivative (IRD) Sales, Trading, Technology and various teams in GMDA. The role requires the ability to work in a demanding front office environment and take the initiative to drive results.

Major Responsibilities:

System Support Responsibilities

  • Apply strong analytic skills to understand and solve problems

  • Create concise, thorough and clear business requirement documentation

  • Collaborate with various internal groups to determine and resolve issues

  • Improve upon existing production support processes for Traders and Marketers

Project Responsibilities

  • Support project deliverables by coordinating with Traders, Marketers, Onboarding, Technology, Contract Management, Compliance and Legal

  • Assist with gathering business requirements, testing support and representing Global Market’s position on projects

  • Support several projects or initiatives simultaneously

  • Track, monitor and regularly report projects and initiatives for Sales and Trading


We require:

  • A business or technology related BS or BA degree or related field, or 2 to 5 years of experience in Global Markets

  • A minimum of 1 year of related business systems analysis experience. Prior BA experience within a financial services environment is a decisive asset

  • Knowledge of project management methodologies (waterfall and agile), milestones and deliverables

  • Strong knowledge of MS Office, particularly Excel and PowerPoint

  • Ability to create management reports, manage project issues and monitor testing

  • Strong interpersonal communication skills

  • Ability to work independently, as well as in a team setting

  • Excellent organizational, analytical and communication skills

  • Ability to build strong relationships with various groups in Los Angeles and New York

Additional Preferred Qualifications

  • Knowledge on Interest Rate Derivatives trade processing, and client onboarding

  • Experience with project management toolsets such as Clarity and MS Project

  • Experience with industry wide IRD platforms such as Calypso, MUREX and MarkitWire

  • Knowledge of database queries (SQL)

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 in employment decisions on the basis of any protected category.

A conviction is not an absolute bar to employment. Factors such as the age of the offense, evidence of rehabilitation, seriousness of violation, and job relatedness are considered in all employment decisions. Additionally, it's the bank's policy to only inquire into a candidate's criminal history after an offer has been made. Federal law prohibits banks from employing individuals who have been convicted of, or received a pretrial diversion for, certain offenses.

Job: Technology

Primary Location: CALIFORNIA-Los Angeles

Schedule Full Time

Shift Day

Req ID: 10031488-WD