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MUFG Union Bank KYC Client Verification Professional, AVP - Hybrid (Jersey City/Irving/Tempe) 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:

Client Onboarding Verification - AVP

Responsible for managing daily production Workflow. Be a Data Stewardship/Data Quality SME and have strong Project representation skills. Also responsible to maintain and ensure compliance with Department procedures & overall Bank Policies.

Perform verification function by ensuring consistency and accuracy of information of legal entities and individual records in the onboarding and for

Manage multiple simultaneous requests in a fast paced environment, performing modifications and updates.

Proactively recognize and manage risk.


65% Daily Production Workflow / Team Leadership

  • Daily Production Workflow Management; monitor team productivity and quality; provide coaching and assign tasks.

  • Participation in all departments’ daily tasks as dictated by workload and staffing levels

  • Interact with internal partners such as, Compliance, Credit, Regulatory Reporting, Audit and Chief Data Office; present complex issues in simple and straightforward manner to internal clients.

  • Manage the consolidation of customers to ensure bank exposures are denoted accurately.

  • Provide backup leadership support and assist in setting up local strategy,

  • Participate in panel interviews of job seekers at the Specialist/Analyst level.

10% Reporting/Reconciliation

  • Provide support for existing department reports for daily, weekly, and monthly processes.

  • Create and maintain ad-hoc reports on customer data to support the department.

  • Analyze and reconcile reports to ensure data accuracy

  • Investigate and resolve inaccuracies between applications relating to customer data

10% Subject Matter Expertise / Training / Procedures / Change Management.

  • Act as Subject Matter Expertise on the customer onboarding platform, its data, and downstream applications; understand the complete end-to-end life cycle of customer data.

  • Curate processes and procedures related to party data validation; observe proper change management and process governance.

  • Perform training and presentations to stakeholders and business partners.

  • Maintain and ensure compliance with Department procedures & overall bank policies.

10% Project participation

  • Participate with multi-disciplinary teams to address new business initiatives, system enhancement projects, and one-off assignments as required; work with business users & technology through project requirements, design, and analysis phases to ensure coverage and quality for customer data.

  • Act as official representative of the team in projects related to our systems and processes.

  • Participate in system testing as required, developing, and maintaining test scripts and coordinating testing activities; UAT testing, and deployment.

5% Other duties as assigned

Additional Information:


  • Minimum 3 years of experience in a financial institution with products (i.e. derivatives, securitization, syndication) and operations (Front or Middle Office) knowledge.

  • Solid knowledge of KYC/AML/BSA & Credit policies and ability to apply this knowledge in assessing client KYC profiles.

  • Related professional certifications highly preferred (i.e. ACAMS) Solid understanding of business activities, compliance / risk issues, data governance

  • Rigorous and motivated by regulatory aspects

  • Excellent written and verbal communication and presentation skills in English

  • Strong analytical ability and attention to detail

  • Inquisitive, tenacious, and investigative Strong time management, prioritization, work organization and multi-tasking skills

  • Effective Internet and research skills

  • Proficiency in MS Office - Word, Access and Excel (Pivot Tables, XLOOKUP’s), Tableau and end user tools such as Business Objects

  • Solid judgment, strong negotiation skills, and a practical approach in execution of duties

  • Ability to quickly learn new systems and software is a plus.

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.