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MUFG Expense Management Analyst - Hybrid in Monterey Park, California

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

Discover your opportunity with Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group (MUFG), the 6th 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.

This is a hybrid position. The recruiter will provide additional details.

Job Summary

In this role, you will review funding requests and contracts for IT expense items such as hardware/software subscription renewals and professional services engagements. Also, you will be tasked with reviewing employee expense reports.

Responsibilities will include assessing the rationale of the IT expense requests, reviewing quotes or statements of work provided by vendors, and validating that the requests align with bank and accounting policies. Employee expense reports will need to be checked for sufficient receipt documentation and are being charged to the correct cost centers. Coordination with various teams and departments will be required to succesfully navigate this role.

You will also support various initiatives to continue to improve operational efficiency outside of the day-to-day work.


  1. Expense Funding Requests & Contract Approvals

a. Ensure spend request is kept minimal and is justified with sufficient documentation and evidence

b. Work with various teams to ensure documentation is clear, understandable, and explains why the request is required

c. Confirm the request is being processed correctly and aligns with bank accounting policies

d. Facilitate the workflow to obtain necessary approvals

  1. Expense Report Approvals

a. Review receipts and other required documents

b. Ensure the request is being processed to the correct departments and with the correct expense codes and categories

  1. Support Process Improvement Initiatives

a. Assist with analysis to improve internal processes

Skills and experiences:

  • Approx. 3+ years in a role which involves spend monitoring

  • Business Analyst or Project Manager experience is a plus.

  • Experience working with IT related spend management is a plus.

  • Advanced - Microsoft Excel (Macro experience)

  • Proficient - Microsoft Word, PowerPoint

  • Familarity with - SAP Ariba, Concur, FieldGlass

  • 3-5 years of experience within a large, highly-matrixed organization with recent work related to standards and governance.

  • Ability to lead related parties with different interests to reasonable consensus

  • Experience in the financial services industry preferred

  • Familiarity with JGAAP (Japanese Generally Accepted Accounting Principles) accounting standards is preferred

  • Bachelor's degree

The typical base pay range for this role is between $70K – $85K depending on job-related knowledge, skills, experience and location. This role may also be eligible for certain discretionary performance-based bonus and/or incentive compensation. Additionally, our Total Rewards program provides colleagues with a competitive benefits package (in accordance with the eligibility requirements and respective terms of each) that includes comprehensive health and wellness benefits, retirement plans, educational assistance and training programs, income replacement for qualified employees with disabilities, paid maternity and parental bonding leave, and paid vacation, sick days, and holidays

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 on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, gender expression, gender identity, sex, age, ancestry, marital status, protected veteran and military status, disability, medical condition, sexual orientation, genetic information, or any other status of an individual or that individual’s associates or relatives that is protected under applicable federal, state, or local 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