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MUFG Union Bank Associate - Global Trade Finance in New York, New York


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 2020).In the Americas, we’re 13,000 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.

Major Responsiblilities:

Contribute to the Trade Finance business development by providing support to Trade Sales Officers in managing and executing transactions for new business and the existing portfolio. This includes credit approval process and discussions with related divisions such as credit departments, Trade Service Operations, Transaction Banking Division, Tokyo, Legal and Risk Management

  • Prepare pitch books and other marketing material

  • Interact with RM offices and coordinate approval process

  • Frequent interaction with middle and back office teams.

  • Ensure transactions adhere with the banks compliance, risk and regulatory frameworks.

  • Assist in the negotiation of legal documentation

  • Monitor existing portfolio for attrition and opportunities to increase utilization of existing facilities.

  • Execute documentation and booking of transactions

  • Help identify prospects which align with the strategy of Trade Finance


  • A Bachelor’s degree is required and MBA is preferable

  • A minimum of 2 to 3 years’ experience in trade finance

  • Team-oriented and strong communication skills.

  • Analytical and ability to work under pressure

  • Knowledge of existing Trade Finance products is a decisive asset

  • An interest in international trade and finance is essential

  • Strong MS Office skills

  • Excellent analytical and written communication skills

  • Ability to work in a multicultural environment

  • Outstanding attention to detail and ability to manage multiple projects/tasks simultaneously

We are committed to leveraging the diverse backgrounds, perspectives, and experiences of our workforce to create opportunities for our people and our business. Equal Opportunity Employer/Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran.

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: Operations

Primary Location: NEW YORK-New York

Schedule Full Time

Shift Day

Req ID: 10040604-WD