MUFG Assistant Vice President, Compliance (Shariah Review) in MUFGM, United States
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Identify assess and monitor Financial Institution ("FI")'s business operations and activities in supporting the Shariah Committee ("SC")'s oversight role to ensure Shariah compliance. This includes, review the implementation readiness and ex-post transaction, examining the control mechanism and handling the non-compliance event.
Manage, plan, and conduct Shariah compliance review exercise and examine the control mechanism in accordance with Shariah governance framework for Islamic financial business (where applicable).
Manage any Shariah non-compliance event and initiate further investigation where necessary.
Suggest the rectification measure and monitor its implementation.
Provide Shariah review report to the SC, board, and senior management regularly on Shariah non-compliance issues and findings; other related stakeholders (whichever relevant).
Perform any other duties which is deemed necessary and as per direction from superiors.
Monitor, ensure and check that the business conduct, procedures and processes of the business and operations of the Bank meet the standards required of laws, regulations and the Bank's Compliance Manual and the related compliance reporting of such observations to the relevant compliance office.
Review the observation of laws, regulations related to Shariah and the Bank's Shariah Compliance Manual.
Shariah Compliance reporting on the status of the compliance to Shariah and observation of laws, regulations, and the Bank's Shariah Compliance Manual in accordance with the reporting line, in general, and directly to the relevant committee and to the local supervisory/regulatory authority.
Taking appropriate action to correct the violation of Shariah (including reporting any Shariah non-compliant, regulatory incidents) or the Bank’s Shariah Compliance Manual and Standard Procedures in accordance with the internal procedures.
Liaising with the supervisory authorities and reporting the result of any such contact to the immediate supervisor, expatriate in-charge and management.
Editing and updating the Shariah Compliance Manual, Shariah Review Manual and Shariah Review Checklist, Shariah Review Programmes in relation to the daily business and operations of the Bank.
Collate and report to relevant offices (including the Parent Bank (“PB”) Compliance Office) on the creation, amendment or abolition of relevant domestic Islamic laws and regulations.
Applying and reporting amendments to the Bank’s Shariah Compliance Manual and the relevant changes described therein.
Provide advisory services to the Source Department on Shariah Review & Shariah compliance related matters.
Perform any ad-hoc review/investigations/ enquiry in relation to any suspicious violation of Shariah requirements.
Minimum 3 years of relevant experience in Islamic Banking.
Relevant experience in other sections of banking industry will be considered as an advantage.
A Bachelor’s degree from a recognized university or its equivalent.
Strong knowledge of Malaysian Islamic banking regulations / guidelines. Basic understanding of Japanese and US banking regulations will be considered as an advantage.
Strong self-motivated person who can work under minimal supervision with professional communication, interpersonal, negotiation, analytical and problem-solving skills.
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