MUFG Union Bank Americas AML Program Office (APO) GRO & Global Standards Program Integration AML Advisory, Vice President in New York, New York
Americas AML Program Office (APO) VP, GRO & Global Standards Program Integration AML Advisory
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Reporting into the Director, Head of GRO & Global Standards Program Integration AML Advisory, this new position has been created for the purpose of driving the implementation of the Bank’s Global Standards in the Americas region. This role will be required to engage with many key stakeholders within the Global Financial Crimes Division (GFCD), Financial Crimes Office Americas (FCOA) organization, Center of Excellence (COE), and the lines of business. The role will be based in New York, NY.
The role holder is responsible for the rollout of the Global Standards (GRO) across MUFG Americas and MUFG Union Bank, and will work with multiple lines of business, compliance and operational teams to implement the Global Standards. This role holder will serve as the subject matter expert in the uplift of current state processes, including developing action plans, reviewing procedures and processes, understanding technology impacts, and identifying training needs. The role holder is also responsible for internal stakeholder engagement, issue identification and management, progress reporting and other activities as directed by the Director, Head of GRO & Global Standards Program Integration AML Advisory.
In connection with the FCOA- APO organization –
Serve as an owner and central point of contact for the GRO in the Americas
Act as communication channel from APO to GFCD for all matters related to implementation of Global Standards
Assist with efforts to retire US policies, including performing gap assessments to identify US requirements not included in Global Standards
Assist Business Lines and Center of Excellence (COE) with GRO implementation, including conducting gap assessments, defining requirements and plans for uplift, reviewing procedures, assessing technology changes, identifying training requirements and developing training materials, and assisting with implementation of any impacted changes
Engage in ongoing communication with Business Lines and COE to remain informed of implementation status and challenges
Track and manage questions and issues arising from implementation of Global Standards, and work with Global and Regional stakeholders to resolve issues as part of implementation
Provide first level review and challenge of procedure documents
Develop and manage ongoing progress reporting, and hold regular touchpoints with GRO and APO Management to provide updates on GRO implementation progress, risks and issues
Stay informed of ongoing issues and remediation efforts in progress at the bank and potential impacts to GRO
Assist APO with ad-hoc projects and key initiatives
A Bachelor’s degree, at a minimum, required
7 plus years’ experience in compliance and risk management, with a strong emphasis on BSA/ AML laws and regulations.
Experience with analyzing and operationalizing policies through development of procedures and processes
Experience in financial crime investigative processes (i.e. KYC, SARs, transaction monitoring, regulatory reporting, etc.).
Experience interacting with compliance subject matter experts
Collaborative with strong interpersonal communication skills
Process oriented coupled with a strong ability to problem solve
Highly detail-oriented and organized execution
Proven ability to execute in complex and demanding situations, often with tight deadlines
CAMS certification preferred but not required.
Demonstrated ability to multi-task or manage multiple projects simultaneously
The ability to interact effectively at various levels of the organization, including APO and COE senior management
Ability to work autonomously and initiate and prioritize own work
Ability to work with multiple teams and with project managers, as appropriate
Ability to balance regulatory requirements with the best interests of the Bank and its customers
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.
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Primary Location: NEW YORK-New York
Schedule Full Time
Req ID: 10033201-WD