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MUFG Union Bank GFC Audit Issue Validation, Vice President 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 2018). 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.

Job Summary:

The Vice President, GFC PMO position is a role within the Global Financial Crime (GFC) Internal Audit function, which is responsible for auditing AML, Sanction and Anti-Bribery & Corruption. This position reports to Director of GFC Program Management. You are primarily responsible for project management on large scale BSA/AML & Sanctions Audit projects and for adherence to department standards. This includes annual risk assessment, planning, budgeting and coordinating with Audit Practices.

This position generally does not lead staff in a reporting line relationship, but does lead staff on a project-by-project basis. There is an estimated range of 10% to 30% travel varying on your location as well as the location of key staff and stakeholders.

Major Responsibilities:

Lead the GFC Program Management Office Initiatives:

  • You work on annual GFC risk assessment methodology and assisting in conducting risk assessment for all regions.

  • You are responsible for management dashboards and information dissemination

  • You assess the state of the governance, risk management, and control environment aspects meaningful to that risk

  • You track audit plan status and completion, communicate any delays on time to the Global Financial Crime Audit Management

  • Have oversight over administrative tasks such as meeting routines, agendas, minutes.

  • You maintain compliance with audit methodology, while also operating within industry standard methodologies, applicable regulations, and internal and external professional practice expectations

  • You effectively lead partner relationships to a mutually accountable, productive, respectful, and trusted level

  • You act as a leader and role model and continuously improve self and department.

Are you ready to demonstrate your financial crimes knowledge?


  • Ten or more years of internal or external audit, PMO or risk management experience, including management responsibility

  • Bachelor’s Degree Required – Accounting or Finance Preferred

  • Big 4 or similar consulting experience preferred

  • Experience within Financial Crimes (BSA/AML/OFAC) compliance audit

  • CAMS certification preferred

  • Experience with the financial industry and related markets, related regulatory bodies, and current industry events and trends

  • Experience working with the financial industry regulators, including OCC, FRB, and FINRA and responding to regulatory requests

  • Deep knowledge of risk assessment, audit methodology, and audit execution

  • Demonstrated knowledge in technology as required for assigned areas (MS Office, audit data analytics, etc.)

  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills

  • Aligned with MUFG Union Bank Code of Conduct, exhibits strong ethical behavior, and adheres to other similar professional requirements

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of the 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: Finance

Primary Location: NEW YORK-New York

Schedule Full Time

Shift Day

Req ID: 10028461-WD