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MUFG Union Bank GFCD Operations – UAT Execution Analyst in Tempe, Arizona

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

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. There are flexible work from home options available. A member of our recruitment team will discuss the options with you in more detail.

Job Summary:

  • Reporting to the Global Financial Crimes Manager, this role supports global compliance and risk mitigation solutions, by executing assigned processes to create UAT Standards for AML, KYC and Sanctions.

  • The Global Financial Crimes Analyst supports a team in ensuring compliance with regulatory requirements associated with anti-money laundering, international sanctions, and adherence to the Bank’s OFAC Global Standards.

  • The Global Financial Crimes Analyst supports execution of User acceptance testing for Global Operations team

Major Responsibilities:

  • Review UAT scope for AML, KYC and Sanctions and create UAT plan, write detailed test cases based on Business requirements documents.

  • Partner with AML Investigators and Global SMEs to understand the Target state processes for AML, KYC and Sanctions applications

  • Review Global Target state processes and validate AML, KYC and Sanctions platforms for process deviations

  • Perform manual User Acceptance testing (UAT) across regions and ensure adherence to Global UAT standards.

  • Execute test cases, validate and document test execution results and ensure adherence to requirements traceability matrix.

  • Document defects with detailed descriptions and supporting information and participate in defect triage meetings

  • Create professional program/reporting documentation in support of AML operations UAT. Diligence

  • Work with technology and various global operations teams during UAT execution process and ensure testing is executed per schedule

  • Should be able to analyze, research and provide timely response to data requests.

  • Provide analytical and tactical support for assigned processes

  • Contributes to workflow and process redesign focused on streamlining Global Financial Crimes activities and solutions

  • Ensure timely reporting of daily, weekly and monthly status reports

  • Possess an awareness of regulatory and Bank compliance environments as well as an interest to self-educate on new topics and changing requirements.

  • Partner with Business Line (BL) contacts to fully-understand product offerings, embedded BL compliance functions, and where the AML and EDD Analytics team can provide value in terms of risk coverage and mitigation.


  • Experience in user acceptance testing for Financial Crimes operations for AML, KYC and Sanctions 2+ years of experience within the financial services industry, specific to global risk and financial crimes preferred

  • Possess an awareness of regulatory and Bank compliance environments as well as an interest to self-educate on new topics and changing requirements

  • OFAC sanctions, AML, Transaction monitoring experience a plus

  • BA/BS Degree or relevant experience desired

  • Experience in performing Manual UAT testing for Frontend UI for data validations, Workflows validation and backend database validation is preferred

  • Experience in Actimize AML, KYC or Case Manager (ActOne), SAS AML Case manager is preferred

  • ACAMS designation a plus

  • Experience investigating compliance processes, performing compliance testing, training, quality control/assurance processes, and internal/external audits

  • General understanding of sanctions compliance laws and regulations, applicable to international sanctions programs

  • Experience in the testing GUI applications, ad-hoc and canned reporting applications is plus

  • Knowledge of SQL is preferred

  • Experience with HP Quality Center or any Defect management system is a plus, specifically for Test Plan, Test Lab and Defect modules.

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities:

  • Knowledge of AML domain including KYC, Transactional monitoring, Sanctions compliance laws and regulations

  • Understanding of banking products and processes as they relate to sanctions controls

  • Excellent judgement and analytical skills

  • Excellent oral/ written communication skills

  • Attention to detail and process-oriented

  • Strong analytical skills

  • 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

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.

Some MUFG roles require that individuals be fully vaccinated against COVID-19, subject to exemptions for medical or religious reasons, as well as any other reason required by applicable law or order. Should you be selected for an interview, your recruiter will provide additional information.

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

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  • Listen Up. Speak Up.

  • Innovate & Simplify

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