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MUFG Union Bank Global Financial Crimes Compliance Program Management, Assistant 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:

As part of the creation of MUFG’s Global Financial Crime Division, a new suite of Global Policies and Standards are being implemented at each of MUFG Bank’s locations, driving common program processes and operations globally. This program “Roll Out” includes a location-by-location assessment of the gaps between current practices and the new requirements, and includes the creation and execution of action plans to remediate gaps. This role will support driving forward the implementation of the Roll Out globally and will contribute appreciably to the establishment of the Bank’s Global Financial Crimes Division.

Role Responsibilities:

  • Provide day-to-day support to regional and branch staff in the identification, assessment and remediation of gaps to new Global Policies and Standards.

  • Collaborate with Subject Matter Experts to identify and address areas where immediate and significant uplift for existing BAU practices can be instituted.

  • Contribute to the design of remedial action plans and associated tasks / deliverables, driving consistency and alignment with Global Policies and Standards.

  • Track, assess and report on project status to senior management on regular basis, including contributing to the creation of new KPIs, KRIs and reporting dashboards.

  • Understand and address challenges associated with implementing global financial crimes-related standards, particularly in the areas of Anti-Money Laundering, Sanctions, and Anti-Bribery and Corruption.

  • Assist with annual and trigger-event review of global, regional and branch-level policies, standards and procedures.

  • Support general compliance activities and perform other duties, including ad hoc reporting, special projects, regulatory engagement, as assigned.

  • Gain familiarity with the MUFG financial crimes compliance framework, including the roles of Internal Audit and Compliance Testing.


  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent required.

  • 3 years of experience in Financial Crimes Compliance or Risk Management areas

  • Detail oriented self-starter

  • Experience managing and tracking projects or organizational objectives

  • Experience coordinating meetings attended by organizational senior management or business clients

  • Strong interpersonal and written communication skills

  • Excellent problem-solving skills

  • Team-oriented approach to completing objectives

  • Advanced skills in Microsoft Office Suite: Excel, PowerPoint, Project, Word.

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: Compliance

Primary Location: NEW YORK-New York

Schedule Full Time

Shift Day

Req ID: 10031431-WD