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MUFG Assistant Vice President, Operations Planning Department (Sanctions Screening) in MUFGM, United States

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

Discover your opportunity with Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group (MUFG), the 7th 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.


  • To perform daily processing, monitoring, and reviewing of Trade documents and ad-hoc Non-customer names are comprehensively screened for all sanctions words/terms into the Hotscan system

  • To respond timely and accurately to RFIs, requests and enquiries from internal stakeholders

  • To ensure timely escalation of any issues /matters to LFCF, COE and Management

  • Potential candidate will be required to take proactive steps to prevent errors from recurring

  • Demonstrates excellent judgment in determining whether to handle an issue independently or to escalate it and who to involve when handling escalated issues

  • Maximizes efficient use of time by successfully balancing multiple, conflicting priorities, minimizing extraneous tasks and readjusting priorities based on business need

  • Supervise and review weekly SQA reports, ad-hoc and periodic reports/documentation upon request from internal stakeholders

  • To support and engage with internal/external auditors in carrying out their independent audit

  • Seek opportunities to develop approaches/recommendations to improve current process or task; finds a "better way" to accomplish work

  • Guide, coach junior team members and be a positive role model for others to emulate

  • To handle all other assignments/tasks as and when delegated by the Head of Department


  • Applicant must have a recognized Degree in any field from an accredited university with minimum 3 years of relevant experience.

  • Strong knowledge on related banking regulatory environment and regulations with deep understanding on Anti Money Laundering & Sanctions, Trade Finance and Loans

  • Applicant has strong analytical and logical skills, detail-focused & meticulous in tasks execution.

  • Applicant must be able to independently drive initiatives and projects creatively with minimum supervision.

  • Excellent written and oral communication skills in English and Bahasa Malaysia.

  • Strong PC skills in MS Excel and Power Point and knowledge in IT will be an added advantage.

  • Proficient written and oral communication skills in dealing with colleagues, internal/external auditors, consultants & regulators in English and Bahasa Malaysia

MUFG Bank Ltd & MUFG Securities Asia Limited (collectively referred to as “MUFG”) is an equal opportunity employer. We view our employees as our key assets as they are fundamental to our long-term growth and success. MUFG is committed to hiring based on merit and organsational fit, regardless of race, religion or gender.

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