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MUFG Union Bank Issues Management, Vice President 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 5th largest financial group in the world (as ranked by S&P Global, April 2018). In the Americas, we’re 14,000 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.


The Issues Management Vice President, Audit Relationship Manager position is a key member of Internal Audit, aligned to the Regional Bank, Transaction Banking, Fund Services and Operations lines of business. It reports to a Director, Senior Audit Portfolio Manager. The position is for issues management of the assigned business areas. This includes supervision of the execution of assigned issues, including issue tracking, follow-up and remediation validation. The position is responsible for internal stakeholder management and the supervision of and accountability for the quality of and judgment calls in audit issues management work. We are searching for experienced Audit professionals with banking/financial services experience to join the Issue Management Team responsible for issue validation across multiple lines of business.


This position generally does not manage staff in a reporting line relationship but does manage staff on an engagement-by-engagement assignment basis. Travel is not required for the position.


  • Validate issues by evaluating effectiveness and sustainability of remediation of issues

  • Review and provide feedback on new issues with audit teams as they are being developed,

  • Review and provide feedback on issue closure package submissions with lines of business

  • Escalate to management risks to remediation timelines

  • Support management by generating various metrics reports for senior management and board level committees

  • Identify potential risk, including awareness of risks both within span of control as well as enterprise-wide

  • Report results in an effective and timely basis, leading to appropriate remedial action and ongoing management of risk

  • Maintain compliance with audit methodology, while also operating within industry best practices, applicable regulations, and internal and external professional practice expectations

  • Effectively manage stakeholder relationships to a mutually accountable, productive, respectful, and trusted level Act as a leader and role model and continuously improve self and department


  • Six or more years of internal or external audit or risk management experience, including management responsibility

  • Experience with the financial industry and related markets (e.g. Consumer Banking, Consumer Lending, Wealth Management, Capital Markets, Commercial Loans, Trade Services, Payment Operations, Fund Services etc.)

  • Familiarity with US regulatory, compliance and governance

  • Strong organizational skills; ability to juggle multiple issues

  • Deep knowledge of issues management, including testing and evaluating processes and controls, risk assessment and audit methodology

  • Demonstrated proficiency in technology as required for assigned areas (MS Office, audit data analytics, etc.)

  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills

  • Outstanding communication skills; able to foster close and collaborative productive working relationships across the organization.

  • Strong work ethic, ability to make decisions and work under tight deadlines; achievement oriented and takes initiative

  • Relevant professional certifications a plus.

  • Compliant with MUFG Union Bank Code of Conduct, exhibits strong ethical behavior, and adheres to other similar professional requirements

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: Audit

Primary Location: CALIFORNIA-Monterey Park

Schedule Full Time

Shift Day

Req ID: 10036739-WD