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MUFG Union Bank Head of Accounts Payable 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. Across the globe, we’re 180,000 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.

This is a hybrid position. There are flexible work from home options available. A member of our recruitment team will discuss the options with you in more detail.

The purpose of the role of Accounts Payable Manager is to provide oversight of the day to day operations of the Accounts Payable Department, ensuring accurate and timely processing of supplier and employee payments.

Specific activities include

Supervise, train and motivate Accounts Payable staff

Act as liaison between Accounts Payable and internal and external parties, including suppliers

Oversee department activities such as disbursing wires, ACH, and checks, and ensure they are completed accurately and timely

Maintain accurate and complete records regarding payments to suppliers and employees

Research and resolve invoice discrepancies and issues

Compile, analyze and report financial information to management as needed

Develop, implement, improve and enforce budgets, policies and department controls to increase accuracy and efficiency

Assist with month end closing

Provide supporting documentation for audits

Build and maintain relationships with employees and vendors

Optimize department processes

Lead by example

Embrace Firm initiatives such as Inclusion & Diversity

Comply with, and ensure all staff in the Department comply with, the Company’s policies and procedures as well as all rules and laws emanating from any of the regulatory authorities.

Embrace change and drive innovations – adopt the philosophy of continuous improvement.

Operate in a transparent manner and strive to assist team members and colleagues to deliver the best outcome to the Firm, its Clients, Investors and Regulators.

Maintain confidentiality where required, whether business related or relating to staffing issues.

Work collaboratively with other colleagues in the region and internationally to ensure we are operating as One MUFG

Qualifications:

BS/BA or MS/MBA in Accounting required.

3-5 years of progressive Accounts Payable experience in large, complex banking or financial institutions.

Possess excellent communication skills and comfort interfacing with senior management.

Strong systems and product knowledge as it relates to the securities industry.

FINRA Series 99 required – can be obtained after joining MUSA

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 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.

Some MUFG roles require that individuals be fully vaccinated against COVID-19, subject to exemptions for medical or religious reasons, as well as any other reason required by applicable law or order. Should you be selected for an interview, your recruiter will provide additional information.

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