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MUFG Bilingual First Line of Defense KYC Client Liaison Analyst for Japanese Corporate Banking 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 7th largest financial group in the world. Across the globe, we’re 120,000 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.

The selected colleague will work at an MUFG office or client sites four days per week and work remotely one day. A member of our recruitment team will provide more details.

Job Summary:

First Line of Defense (FLoD) KYC Client Liaison Analyst is responsible for supporting Japanese Corporate Banking (JCB) clients in completing KYC by determining required documents and information, explaining KYC requirements to clients, collecting KYC information, responding to clients’ inquiries and validating KYC information for JCB. The Analyst ensures that all regulatory requirements and KYC standards are satisfied, managing time and workload and reprioritizing as necessary, to meet due dates and serve business requirements. The responsibilities also include supporting the division across the U.S. and serving as a key point of contact for KYC questions from all Relationship Managers (RMs) and other stakeholders.

Major Responsibilities:

  • Understand JCB customers’ businesses by obtaining and analyzing KYC information and documents, explaining to customers the background and context of KYC and MUFG standards through written and oral communication that exemplify courtesy and professionalism.

  • Respond to inquiries regarding KYC rules, regulatory requirements and due diligence with accuracy and speed, addressing and resolving discrepancies in a timely manner.

  • Manage priorities utilizing Excel trackers and ensure KYC profiles’ completeness and consistency, through effective use of bank systems and applications.

  • Maintain full understanding of the Bank’s internal policies & procedures and products & services relevant to KYC, such as credit products, deposit products, transaction banking products, wire transfer and trade finance.

  • Perform other tasks and projects for JCB management and managers, as assigned.


  • Bachelor’s degree or professional certification required. CAMS certification preferred.

  • 1 year of professional experience; U.S. and international banking experience, preferred.

  • Excellent English and Japanese written and verbal communications skills including ability to read complex regulations and explain them to customers in a simple, concise manner.

  • Proficiency in Adobe Acrobat and Microsoft Office products (Teams, etc.), including ability to use Excel functions such as VLOOKUP.

  • Adaptability to change and having firm understanding of procedures and operating manuals.

  • Customer-facing skills.

  • Logical thinking, problem-solving and decision-making skills.

  • Attention to detail.

  • Strong organizational skills to meet deadlines.

  • Knowledge of CIP, CDD, EDD, SpDD processes and policies related to BSA/AML, OFAC, FinCEN regulatory requirements, preferred.

The typical base pay range for this role is between $66K - $85K depending on job-related knowledge, skills, experience and location. This role may also be eligible for certain discretionary performance-based bonus and/or incentive compensation. Additionally, our Total Rewards program provides colleagues with a competitive benefits package (in accordance with the eligibility requirements and respective terms of each) that includes comprehensive health and wellness benefits, retirement plans, educational assistance and training programs, income replacement for qualified employees with disabilities, paid maternity and parental bonding leave, and paid vacation, sick days, and holidays. For more information on our Total Rewards package, please click the link below.

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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 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 on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, gender expression, gender identity, sex, age, ancestry, marital status, protected veteran and military status, disability, medical condition, sexual orientation, genetic information, or any other status of an individual or that individual’s associates or relatives that is protected under applicable federal, state, or local law.

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