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MUFG Strategy & Planning - Regulatory Management, Director in Sacramento, California

Do you want your voice heard and your actions to count?

Discover your opportunity with Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group (MUFG), the 7th largest financial group in the world. Across the globe, we’re 160,000 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. The selected colleague will generally be expected to work at an MUFG office periodically. A member of our recruitment team will discuss location preferences with you in more detail.

Role Summary:

We are analytical thinkers, iterative problem solvers, and trusted advisors — inclusive, optimistic, and inspired by making a difference.

Do you love asking questions and solving complex problems?

Do you experiment with new or better ways to do things?

Are you passionate about having a positive impact on the global community, clients, colleagues, and your career?

Are you as inspired by diversity among colleagues as what you have in common?

Come join us!

With your deep expertise as well as analytical thinking and iterative problem solving, you are an experienced trusted advisor who can set strategy and execute. You can comfortably manage a portfolio of complex programs and processes; contribute to leadership discussions on strategy, budget, and talent; and make sound decisions that drive successful outcomes for the company. In the process, you will have exciting opportunities to grow as a thought leader and see your contributions have a tremendous impact on the business.

Main Responsibilities:

• Design and implement best practices and drive consistent and effective execution

• Examine trends and strategies, develop insights, and collaborate on solutions to sustain and strengthen the control environment

• Coordinate exam preparation, including understanding outstanding issues and industry practices specific to the exam

• Develop key messages for kick off materials and other communications

• Manage requests for information and track follow-up items through to completion

• Ensure appropriate management focus, monitor and facilitate remediation of MRAs; including project plan development, execution, status reporting, and closure

• Develop reporting to management on regulatory trends, exams, and MRAs

• Establish management routines and procedures to ensure effective organization-wide regulatory management

• Provide regulatory related subject matter expertise for relevant projects driven inside and outside of the organization

• Maintain strong engagement across multiple stakeholders and collaborate with key senior business partners and regulatory partners

• Provide a holistic view of regulatory status to senior leadership and ensure the team effectively executes required functions

Required Skills & Experience:

  • 10+ years of related experience as a strategic initiatives leader or business analyst

  • Experience in a large financial institution or heavily regulated environment preferred

  • 2+ years working on regulatory initiatives/programs.

  • Degree or equivalent work experience equally preferable

  • Excellent skills in business operations, risk assessment and management, governance, reporting

  • Solid understanding of business and financial markets

  • Knowledge of information technology and HR risk and process frameworks and best practices

  • Strong project management skills

  • Strong ability to build relationships, manage stakeholders, and influence at all levels and across business units within a highly matrixed organization

  • Expert communications skills, including translating complex technical concepts into easy to understand business language

  • Experience engaging with regulatory agencies and internal oversight (SLoD, TLoD, committees) and leading or collaborating on related activities, including testing, remediation and closure packages, reporting, RFI response, and regulatory examinations)

Foundational Skills:

  • Analytical thinking

  • Iterative problem-solving

  • Serving as a trusted advisor

  • Effectively leveraging technology

  • Collaborates and/or leads inclusively

  • Strong planning and organizing skills

  • Ability to multitask, prioritize, and manage competing deadlines

  • Adept at understanding and balancing making decisions independently and consulting or escalating

The typical base pay range for this role is between $158K - $200K depending on job-related knowledge, skills, experience and location. This role may also be eligible for certain discretionary performance-based bonus and/or incentive compensation. Additionally, our Total Rewards program provides colleagues with a competitive benefits package (in accordance with the eligibility requirements and respective terms of each) that includes comprehensive health and wellness benefits, retirement plans, educational assistance and training programs, income replacement for qualified employees with disabilities, paid maternity and parental bonding leave, and paid vacation, sick days, and holidays. For more information on our Total Rewards package, please click the link below.

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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