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MUFG Union Bank Accounting Policy, Vice President in Oakland, California


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:

Reporting to the Managing Director of Accounting Policy for MUFG’s US operations, the Accounting Policy & Financial Reporting Manager interprets new and existing accounting guidance for impact to the Company. The Accounting Policy & Financial Reporting Manager will:

  • Assist in evaluating and documenting complex financial products and transactions for the Company

  • Collaborate with senior management across business divisions to strategically develop, implement, and maintain accounting policies to ensure compliance with U.S. GAAP.

  • Assess the impact of new accounting rules on current policies and processes, while working closely with internal and external parties

  • Review SEC Reporting disclosures for compliance with U.S. GAAP and SEC regulations

Major Responsibilities:

  • Provide technical accounting support on events and transactions by identifying and addressing accounting policy issues and opportunities through preparation of U.S. GAAP accounting policy memos and technical position papers

  • Help maintain the Corporate Accounting Policy Manual and provide expertise in recommending enhancements and additions to the Manual

  • Monitor emerging accounting standards during the exposure draft period, interpret impact to the US operations, advise business unit controllers during implementation efforts once finalized, and recommend new disclosures for the Company’s SEC filings

  • Evaluate and assess the Company’s SEC financial statements and reporting disclosures for compliance with U.S. GAAP and SEC regulations through periodic reviews of the Company’s SEC filings and peer filings

  • Build and maintain collaborative relationships with Finance partners, internal stakeholder groups, including the parent company, and external parties, including auditors and bank examiners

  • Other projects as assigned



  • Accounting degree required

  • CPA, active status

  • You have 5-10 years of experience, including public accounting, financial institutions, and accounting policy or SEC reporting

  • You possess a comprehensive and current understanding of U.S. GAAP, financial reporting principles and regulatory requirements

  • You are an excellent communicator– both written and verbal

  • Excellent analytical, organizational and project management skills

  • Japanese bi-lingual skills also a plus

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: Finance

Primary Location: CALIFORNIA-Oakland

Schedule Full Time

Shift Day

Req ID: 10029528-WD