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MUFG Union Bank Account Settlement Specialist - Sr. Specialist General Ledger in Tempe, Arizona


Discover your opportunity with Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group (MUFG) the world’s 5th largest financial group in the world with total assets of over $2.4 trillion (as ranked by SNL Financial, April 2016) and 140,000 colleagues in nearly 50 countries. In the U.S., we’re 13,000 strong, working together to positively impact every customer, organization, and community we serve. We achieve this by delivering on our values, putting people first, fostering long-term relationships built on honesty and mutual understanding, and inspiring the best in each other. This is all part of our inclusive, high-performing culture supported by Total Rewards that include our cash balance pension plan. Join a team that’s working to fulfill its vision to be the world’s most trusted financial group.

Job Summary:

The Account Settlement Specialist, General Ledger will perform daily account reconciliation and balancing activities that are considered complex in nature. The individual needs to be comfortable navigating through various vendor systems in order to determine how credit card payments should be applied and applicable accounts reconciled on a daily basis. Analytical abilities required. The individual must be able to assess and proactively remediate identified financial variances in general ledger accounts to prevent financial losses to the Bank. Demonstrate a high level of commitment to service quality and teamwork within the unit/department. Responsible for directly interacting with internal lines of businesses and external vendors as well as Branch personnel to resolve issues.

Major Responsibilities:

  • Complete assigned operational tasks, while adhering to established policies and procedures, resulting in satisfactory audit ratings.

  • Complete assigned daily tasks within Service Level thresholds and performance guidelines.

  • Research and resolve identified general ledger account variances to ensure month end balances are accurate.

  • Perform general accounting activities and collaborate with corporate controllers to remediate unexplained out of balance account conditions.

  • Improve preexisting procedures to ensure the documents accurately reflect how to monitor, research and balance specific general ledger accounts.


  • Four year college degree, preferably with an emphasis on finance or accounting

  • Three years of experience working in the financial industry, with an emphasis on account balancing activities

  • General knowledge of credit card transaction level systems, such as First Data or TSYS, preferred

  • Sound oral, interpersonal, and written communication skills.

  • Self starter with Good verbal and written communication skills

  • Action oriented; Ability to adapt to change and implement quickly based on overall direction and needs of the company.

  • Ability to handle high volume processes

  • Ability to work in fast paced environment.

  • Ability to recognize and escalate issues that could impact branch, customers or department.

  • Ability to work flexible work schedule.

  • Ability to work independently and possess initiative for professional growth.

  • Minimum 1 year leading and implementing change initiatives preferably within a financial services environment, or equivalent work experience.

  • Fully capable of handling business line initiatives with minimal support.

  • Has demonstrated priority setting, problem solving, negotiating, and conflict management skills.

  • Functional, technical, and operational organization skills required, including the ability to develop strong alliances at all levels within the organization.

  • Sound oral, interpersonal, and written communication skills.

  • Sound decision making skills that demonstrate originality, flexibility, and resourcefulness.

  • Action oriented; Ability to adapt to change and implement quickly based on overall direction and needs of the company.

  • High quantity producer and ability to manage multiple priorities and commitments concurrently.

  • Demonstrated computer skills utilizing applicable PC applications to include Microsoft, Web, and bank related applications.

  • Stay abreast with industry trends.

  • The highest level of integrity, customer focus, and partnership is a minimum standard requirement.

  • Ability to coordinate and direct activities of others.

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: Operations

Primary Location: ARIZONA-Tempe

Schedule Full Time

Shift Day

Req ID: 10027263-WD