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MUFG Union Bank Risk Controls Self Assessment Manager (RCSA) - Vice President in New York, New York


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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 Risk Control Self-Assessment (RCSA) Manager will support the enterprise-wide operational-risk control self-assessment program, coordinating with the Business Unit Risk Managers (BURMs) and other key stakeholders.

Major Responsibilities:

  • You will drive thought leadership on RCSA design and development both tactically and strategically.

  • You will support maintenance of the operational risk and control self-assessment process.

  • The RCSA team provides expert support and guidance to BURMs and other key partners.

  • You provide training and advice on risk interpretation and application of controls in the mitigation process, inclusive of RCSA practices and framework.

  • You will evaluate RCSA results and metrics, with the ability to articulate complex subjects and issue in a language that non-risk partners can understand.

  • You collaborate with the analytics team to develop metrics and reports to support analysis of the RCSA results.

  • You provide governance and execution of the Top Down Executive review workshops.

  • You facilitate Inherent Risk Workshops with first line teams, supporting identification of inherent risks

  • You run the RCSA annual planning process.

  • You develop and maintain RCSA procedures.

  • You create and deliver presentations to various levels of management in written and verbal formats.

  • You will support MD level BURM / BURCOs and needs to challenge and discuss risks and controls.

  • You remain knowledgeable about the operational risks in the functional areas across the bank, including fraud, product, project, data management, model risk, vendor management, information security, business continuity and other areas of cross organizational risk

(40%) Provide oversight, support, consultation, training and communications to various business units as needed. Support BURMs in understand and executing the RCSA process.

(40%) Capture, analyze and interpret RCSA data. Develop analysis and insight on RCSA results

(10%) Prepare, deliver presentations. Maintain contacts with other institutions to stay on top of their Operational Risk programs and assist in implementation of regulatory requirements as needed.

(10%) Other duties



  • Typically requires a BA or BS degree plus 8 years in operational risk management or related role.

  • Requires a deep understanding of operational risk techniques.

  • Demonstrated experience in meeting/workshop facilitation or professional training techniques.

  • Ability to analyze risk trends at a macro level, identifying signs of changing risk levels and/or symptoms of process control breakdowns, be comfortable in providing leadership and mentorship on operational risk management to senior level managers.

  • Deep understanding of financial institution processes, products, and risks strong written and verbal interpersonal skills.

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: Risk

Primary Location: NEW YORK-New York

Schedule Full Time

Shift Day

Req ID: 10031332-WD