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MUFG Union Bank Governance Risk and Compliance (GRC) System Administrator, Assistant Vice President in Tempe, Arizona


Discover your opportunity with Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group (MUFG), the 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.


Reporting to the Director of Risk and Control Governance and Oversight under the Head of Central Risk and Control Office (CRCO) and within the Chief Corporate Administrator’s Office (CCAO), the Assistant Vice President (AVP) of CRCO Governance, Oversight, and Operations is responsible for supporting the centralized coordination and oversight across all front line and support units (Business Units or BUs) to ensure effective risk management and internal controls across the enterprise. Additionally, the AVP of CRCO Governance, Oversight, and Operations is responsible for supporting the administration of committees for oversight of remediation of high impact issues and working groups to facilitate communication and coordination across the 1st, 2nd and 3rd Lines of Defense (LOD); and CRCO group operations and change management.

Major Responsibilities:

  • Support execution of assessments and activities for all in-scope risk types required by the 2nd LOD (e.g. RCSAs, IRM, Compliance, etc.).

  • Support the coordination and administration of the executive committee responsible for oversight of enterprise controls and remediation of high risk issues.

  • Support the coordination and administration of the Central Risk and Controls Working Group (all lines of defense), Risk and Controls Steering Forum (CRCO and BURCOs), and any other CRCO owned committees, working groups and forums.

  • Through working groups, forums and ad-hoc communications facilitate coordination and training among BURCOs, 2nd and 3rd LOD for new or changed laws and regulations, 2nd LOD requirements or risk and control other matters.

  • Participate in projects together with the three lines of defense to align governance, risk and compliance (GRC) business processes, policies, and systems on behalf of CRCO.

  • Support project with 1st LOD and 2nd LOD teams to establish and maintain an enterprise level key controls inventory with process maps, narratives and control descriptions, as well as links to related risks and regulatory requirements.

  • Support the coordination and preparation of materials for all CRCO reporting commitments (e.g. Executive Committee of the Americas, Board of Directors, Tokyo, QBR, CCAO, regulators etc.).

  • Support efforts to enhance existing reporting for individual BUs and aggregated for the enterprise on open issues management and risk and controls effectiveness.

  • Support the administration of the Policy Variance and Risk Acceptance process and report result

  • Support the development of training materials and job aids.

  • Support the administration of the Issue Management System of Record, OpenPages, CRCO Bridge Page and SharePoint site.

  • Support the management of all CRCO Operations including the manage the CRCO Calendar, scheduling of meetings, staff on and off-boarding as well as staff training needs.



  • Bachelor’s degree in Business, Finance, Economics, Accounting or related field.

  • Minimum 1-5 years of work experience, concentrated in Financial Services and 1 years in risk and/or controls related roles

  • Working knowledge of Risk and Control Frameworks and Governance Models

  • Familiarity with Operational Risk Management and Bank regulators and requirements

  • People management skills and very proactive in approach

  • Ability to build relationships and collaborate well with internal and external stakeholders

  • Strong presentation skills (verbal and written) and ability to present to large groups and to Executive Management

  • Strong analytical, problem-solving and negotiation skills

  • Ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously and meet established deadlines

  • Flexibility and ability manage workloads and prioritize deliverables

  • Ability to take initiative and execute ideas

  • Highly organized with strong MS Office skills, in particular PowerPoint and ability to run effective Web based meetings

  • Experience and working knowledge of Open Pages is preferred, but not required

  • MBA, CPA, and/or PMP certification preferred, but not required

  • Big 4 or top tier management consulting experience preferred, but not required

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of the 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: Corporate Banking / Relationship Management

Primary Location: ARIZONA-Tempe

Schedule Full Time

Shift Day

Req ID: 10029363-WD