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MUFG Union Bank System Management (Financial System), Director - Hybrid (Oakland, CA) in Oakland, California

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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 remote position. A member of our recruitment team will discuss location preferences with you in more detail.

Job Summary

The Director will work closely with various Finance teams in order to ensure technology needs of Finance functions are met, collaborating with leadership and key stakeholders as well IT partners across the organization. They will offer technical expertise and insist to support informed decision making and will identify opportunities for process optimization and manage the identification of technology solutions. The candidate should have a strong understanding of the General Ledger processes, Financial Close and regulatory filings.

The candidate should be able to successfully manage a team of resources supporting the business in both a project and production support environment. The candidate should have the demonstrated ability to work effectively in a self-directed environment with initiative in taking proactively improving our processes. The candidate is expected to demonstrate strong verbal and analytical skills in order to take a primary leadership role in supporting this function from a technology perspective.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Build strong relationships with leaders of the organizations to be able make recommendations which will ensure the system/application strategy aligns with Finance and the entire organization.

  • Manage a team in creating functional requirements, identifying data sources, gathering and analyzing data sets and validate metrics/drivers.

  • Manage major risks and issues through effective contingency plans and proper escalation.

  • Participate in and help lead change management activities associated with the automation of Finance processes. Partner with management, project champions, and process owners to align process improvement initiatives with business objectives.

  • Prepare and drive long-term technology roadmaps in support of the Controllers function across business divisions.


  • Strong understanding of General Ledger Processes and Systems.

  • 10-15+ years relevant consulting and/or industry and functional experience.

  • The job requires an advanced knowledge of the SDLC process, process documentation, and business system architecture and associated technologies.

  • Demonstrated competency and skill with General Ledger and associated sub-ledgers at large Financial Institutions.

  • Experience with Financials ERP systems (i.e. PeopleSoft; Oracle EBS)

  • Must be detail oriented and possess ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously.

  • Must possess organizational, problem-solving skills and time management skills and be able to meet deadlines.

  • BS degree in Computer Science, Information Systems or equivalent required; Advanced degree or certification preferred

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.


At MUFG, our colleagues are our greatest assets. Our Culture Principles provide a roadmap for how each of our colleagues must think and act to become more client-obsessed, inclusive and innovative. They reflect who we are, who we want to be and what we expect from one another. We are excited to see you take the next step in exploring a career with us and encourage you to spend more time reviewing them!

Our Culture Principles

  • Client Centric

  • People Focused

  • Listen Up. Speak Up.

  • Innovate & Simplify

  • Own & Execute