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MUFG Internship in the Compliance department of MUFG Bank Ltd., Paris Branch in Paris, France

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.


MUFG is headquartered in Japan and is one of the largest financial groups in the world.

MUFG Bank Paris branch is a company on a human scale that provides investment solutions to a broad array of international customers.

We are looking to hire an intern Compliance Officer whose role will cover both regulatory compliance and financial crime. The candidate will assist in the Compliance coverage of the business lines of the Paris branch, which includes maintaining a robust financial crime and core compliance function, analysing applicable EU and French laws and regulations and reporting identified risks and issues to senior management.

The role is based in Paris (near Opéra) and requires daily interactions with our Regional Headquarters based in London. The candidate will report to the Head of Compliance of the Paris branch and will be part of a team of 5 Compliance officers.

Period: minimum 3-months internship between May and October 2022

Key responsibilities:

  • AML/FT: investigate potential money laundering and fraudulent financial activity across client business lines.

  • KYC: review of due diligence checks, KYC / AML documentation and risk assessments performed by the business lines.

  • Screening: review customer name and transaction screening alerts for connections to sanctions, PEPs or adverse media.

  • Compliance Training : coordinate Compliance e-learning training (staff training reports and figures on Compliance training completion).

  • Controls : assist the Compliance Department in various daily checks (e.g., economic sanction, Volcker Rule).

  • Regulatory : perform research in support of ad-hoc compliance projects (e.g., policies, regulatory changes).

Essential Requirements include:

  • Law Master’s degree (Master 1 or 2) and preferably with Compliance specialty

  • Fluent in English

Skills required:

  • MS Office Outlook, Word, Excel and PowerPoint proficiency

  • Fluent English & French

  • Being well-organised and solution-oriented

  • Enjoyment of teamwork and being a team player

We are open to considering flexible working requests in line with organisational requirements.

MUFG is committed to embracing diversity and building an inclusive culture where all employees are valued, respected and their opinions count. We support the principles of equality, diversity and inclusion in recruitment and employment, and oppose all forms of discrimination on the grounds of age, sex, gender, sexual orientation, disability, pregnancy and maternity, race, gender reassignment, religion or belief and marriage or civil partnership.

We make our recruitment decisions in a non-discriminatory manner in accordance with our commitment to identifying the right skills for the right role and our obligations under the 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