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MUFG Corporate Banking Middle Office, AVP - AZ or FL in Tempe, Arizona

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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.

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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.

Job Summary:

Responsible for overseeing the operational activities relating to the Corporate Banking business’ Loan Trading area in the Middle Office. Support the primary and secondary loan trading process pertinent to funding and documentation aspects. Main daily focus is on ensuring the completion of loan trade settlements, preparation and reviewing of legal documents, and calculation of settlement amounts. The team is responsible for providing operational support to our Syndications, Business Lines, and Trading Desk teams.

Major Responsibilities:

  • Effectively communicate with members of the back office and front office teams to ensure accurate and timely completion of daily loan trade settlements.

  • Review the LSTA standard loan trading documentations such as Trade Confirmations, Assignment and Agreements, and Funding Memorandums prepared by the team’s Analysts in accordance with the procedures.

  • Review the calculation sheet for interest and fees prepared by the team’s Analysts for various deal and trading types.

  • Oversee the Analysts’ communication with internal and external stakeholders..

  • Review, approve, and sign (if applicable) daily trade settlements across various platforms.

  • Work closely with related department managers, back office and front office teams to provide Credit Middle Office operational support as needed.

  • Ensure work is completed to the highest of standards and seek opportunities to identify areas for process improvements and added controls.

  • Ensure adherence to internal SLA’s, risk metrics and Bank’s internal policies/requirements.

  • Anticipate and understand potential issues arising from the daily operations, address them preemptively, or escalate them appropriately for timely resolution.

  • Coordinate with the team manager to complete internal and external audits when requested.

  • Oversee the analyst to coordinate pre-closing requirements with internal and external stakeholders (e.g. Portfolio Management, Syndications, Credit, Loan and Agency Services, Finance, Legal, and Back Office Servicing).

  • Review and approve facility and fee booking in the Bank’s internal system.

  • Perform other ad-hoc tasks related to Loan trading when necessary and upon request.

  • Execute best practices of control, risk mitigation, and escalation.

  • Adhere to the Bank’s policy and procedures at all times.

  • Review trade information that is manually maintained.

  • Job Qualifications

  • Minimum 5 years banking experience and strong knowledge of loan trading products.

  • Knowledge of Banking Regulations and Standard Practices, knowledge of LSTA (Loan Syndications and Trading Association) preferred.

  • Ability to review and interpret credit agreements.

  • Ability to identify operational gap, propose and implement risk mitigants.

  • Ability to solve problems, make good judgments and work under minimum supervision.

  • Requires excellent interpersonal, oral and written communication skills.

  • Team player with an ability to work with colleagues in a collaborative manner.

  • Must have a supervisory experience with a proven skillset to guide and lead the team.

  • Prior experience working in a credit middle office or loan operations team a plus.

  • Experience with Loan Trading, including ClearPar, Bloomberg, Sentry, and OVS knowledge preferred.

  • Intermediate to advanced excel skills.

  • Strong presentation skills.

  • Working knowledge of MS Office.

  • Proven ability to collaborate with team members and senior management in a respectful manner.

  • Strong attention to details.

  • Analytical skills.

  • Ability to work under pressure and process high-volume product.

  • Ability to multi-task, prioritize, execute.

  • Strong work ethic.

  • Commitment to perform at the highest level.

  • Prepared to be part of building MUFG culture in the office.

The typical base pay range for this role is between $80K - $100K 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