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MUFG Trade Service Ops Compliance Team Lead in Tampa, Florida

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 120,000 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.

The selected colleague will work at an MUFG office or client sites four days per week and work remotely one day. A member of our recruitment team will provide more details.

We're seeking a Trade Services Operations Compliance Team Lead to oversee a First Line of Defense unit who is responsible for monitoring daily BSA/AML Red Flags, Sanctions/OFAC issues and conduct Post Processing Compliance Reviews (Quality Assurance).

The position requires a strong understanding of all international Trade Finance products and documentation including, Import, Export, and Standby Letters of Credit, and International Collections along with Trade Finance based Red Flag knowledge and Sanctions/OFAC. You will supervise staff who independently reviews Trade documentation to identify and remediate compliance issues.

Major Responsibilities:

  • Supervise the development of, including recommending and implementing, cost effective compliance strategies, policies and procedures.

  • Monitor and ensure compliance by ensuring the detection of deficiencies or violations of applicable laws and regulations.

  • Escalating suspicious activity to Second Line of Defense Compliance partners.

  • Designing and coordinating corrective action, as appropriate.

  • Implement efficient and effective compliance programs under the Compliance and Head of TSO Control and Monitoring Manager.

  • Keep up-to-date on changes in federal and state compliance laws and regulations and ensure that staff are adequately informed and procedures are updated.


  • 5 years of Trade Services Operations experience required.

  • Knowledge and experience in international trade and transaction workflows, sanctions and/or anti-money laundering laws and regulations and risk management.

  • Ability to work independently and under minimal supervision.

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

  • Attention to detail; excellent organizational skills

  • Excellent analytical skills and problem-solving skills.

  • Ability to establish and maintain strong relationships across multiple departments

  • Proficient with Microsoft Office products (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)

  • College Degree preferred but not required. Certificate or courses or any specialized training/exposure in International Trade, Trade and Commodity Financing/Project Finance is a plus.

The typical base pay range for this role is between $81K - $106K 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 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