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MUFG Union Bank AML Investigator I in Tempe, Arizona

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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 hybrid position. The selected colleague will work at an MUFG office an average of two to three days per week with the remainder worked remotely.

We're seeking an AML Investigator who is responsible for performing independent reviews and analysis of possible suspicious activity to ensure compliance with the Bank Secrecy Act and the USA Patriot Act.

This role provides research and evaluation of anti-money laundering (AML) alerts and accurately documents analysis and findings in the MUFG Union Bank case management system. Additionally, you may complete defined tasks to support the creation of Suspicious Activity Reports (SAR) and other relevant documentation related to non-SAR filing decisions

Position reports to a Financial Intelligence Unit (FIU) Team Leader in AML Operations.

Responsible for performing independent reviews and analysis of possible suspicious activity to ensure compliance with the Bank Secrecy Act and the USA Patriot Act. Provides research and evaluation of anti-money laundering (AML) alerts and cases and accurately and sufficiently documents analysis and findings in the MUFG Union Bank case management system. Additionally, may complete defined tasks to support the creation of Suspicious Activity Reports (SAR) and other relevant documentation related to non-SAR filing decisions. Direct responsibility for quality and integrity of research and analysis completed and documented in SAR forms or within various database. Recommends course of action for most events, but may seek guidance from a manager or higher level investigator when analysis identifies unusual or uncommon situations.

Reviews less complex and risky client situations and provides findings to management to evaluate potential risk to the Bank. This position typically serves as an entry level AML Investigator.

Minimum of 1 to 3 years direct work experience in AML risk analysis or equivalent with related experience in other areas of banking and preferably in the financial services industry. Good organizational, verbal, written, and interpersonal skills are required. Must be able to multi-task, adapt well to changing priorities, and effectively prioritize workflow to meet critical deadlines. Ability to work in a fast-paced, demanding, and changing environment; must work well under pressure. Good analytical skills required.

Basic working knowledge of AML/BSA laws and regulations relative to money laundering and terrorist financing and the ability to apply this knowledge in assessing transaction activity; knowledge of monitoring of high risk customer accounts is preferred.

CAMS certification is desirable.

Must attend and complete Bank-sponsored job-related training.

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.

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