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MUFG Union Bank Global Financial Crimes Technology, AML Technology Strategy, Vice President in Tempe, Arizona


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Discover your opportunity with Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group (MUFG), the 5th largest financial group in the world (as ranked by S&P Global, April 2018). In the Americas, we’re 14,000 colleagues, striving to make a difference for every client, organization, and community we serve. We stand for our values, developing positive relationships built on integrity and respect. It’s part of our culture to put people first, listen to new and diverse ideas and collaborate toward greater innovation, speed and agility. We’re a team that accepts responsibility for the future by asking the tough questions and owning the solutions. Join MUFG and be empowered to make your voice heard and your actions count.

Job Summary:

As a member of the AML Strategy team, this individual will support the Bank’s AML program, specifically focusing on Know Your Customer (KYC) and Entity Screening (ES) systems in conjunction with the KYC/ES Advisory Lead. The ideal candidate will apply practical experience in KYC and ES policies and processes to the development of effective and efficient strategic system solutions. The primary responsibility of this is position will be to jointly oversee the global implementation of a client lifecycle management system, as well as multiple locally based technology initiatives. The individual is responsible for ensuring user requirements are effectively captured and integrated into the platform, while providing leadership and oversight to ensure a globally consistent and continuously effective and efficient AML monitoring approach. The individual will be expected to liaise effectively with a wide range of stakeholders, including senior executives, project managers, system developers and data scientists, front line operations and business staff, and control functions.

Major Responsibilities:

  • Oversight and facilitation of the Global Financial Crimes KYC and ES processes, primarily focusing on strategic system implementations firm-wide

  • Ensure compliance with the policies and procedures related to these topics and compliance with the GFCD Global standards, policies, and procedures

  • Create business requirement documents and design documents, and other required project documentation used by developers to implement a system that meets compliance and operational needs

  • Provide leadership and expertise to stakeholders within the bank in a wide variety of projects and initiatives from a technology view

  • Work collaboratively across functional teams within GFCD to ensure effective and efficient operations with clearly defined roles and responsibilities.



  • Bachelor's Degree or equivalent work experience focusing in Compliance, Information Systems, Analytics, or other related field (Master’s Degree preferred)

  • 5 - 10 years of financial crimes experience, preferably with 2 to 3 years experience in KYC and/or ES

  • Experience with large-scale financial crimes application implementations

  • In depth knowledge of financial crimes systems, including KYC and Case Management solutions (Actimize experience a plus)

  • Experience in User Accepting Testing (UAT), including development and execution of test scripts, oversight of defect resolution, and plan management

  • Knowledge of database structures, back end functions, and data environments (such as Enterprise Data Warehouses).

Additional Skills:

  • Experience working in a global, dynamic environment

  • Ability to work independently and under deadline

  • Ability to multi-task on numerous simultaneous workstreams

  • Effective verbal and written communication skills

  • Demonstrated critical thinking and problem-solving skills

  • Ability to interact effectively with all levels of the organization, including Bank staff, senior management, and regulators

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: Compliance

Primary Location: ARIZONA-Tempe

Schedule Full Time

Shift Day

Req ID: 10038057-WD