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MUFG Loan Trading - Corporate Banking Middle Office, Analyst (Hybrid) 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.

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.

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:

The Corporate Banking Middle Office Loan Trading Analyst is broadly responsible for coordinating and supporting the primary and secondary loan trading process including funding and documentation aspects. The team is responsible for providing daily operational support to our Syndications, Business Lines and Trading Desk groups.

Major Responsibilities:

  • Work with our internal trade settlement team, including trading desk and operations teams to settle all primary and secondary loan trades.

  • Prepare and review the LSTA standard loan trading documentation such as Trade Confirmations, Assignment & Assumption Agreements and Funding Memorandums.

  • Coordinate with internal and external stakeholders including Administrative Agents, the review and execution of trade related documents necessary for loan trading settlement per guidelines.

  • Prepare loan trading settlement packages for processing by Commercial Loan Operations/Back office.

  • Effectively communicate and escalate any trade issues to related internal stakeholders.

  • Monitor and manage high volumes of loan trading closings, update data in systems and perform reconciliations as needed between ClearPar and trade applications (ie. Bloomberg, Sentry, etc.)

  • Review and advise on funding mechanics and operational requirements as it pertains to internal booking, according to Operational policies.

  • Ability to review and interpret credit agreements and book credit lines into MUFG’s booking system.

  • Maintain a high level of customer service with quick response times and accurate information to internal and external stakeholders/clients.

  • Monitor unsettled trades and generate reports to management and/or trading desk as needed.

  • Communicate and resolve loan trade issues and any discrepancies prior to the settlement.

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

  • Assist with ad-hoc inquiries from the Front Office, Controllers, Reporting, and the Back Office pertaining to the loan trading closing process and ongoing maintenance.

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

  • Participate in projects and provide valuable input with various working groups, with the goal to continually enhance performance and efficiency

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

  • Periodically reviews the relevant procedures to ensure appropriate control and consistency with Head Office guidelines and bank regulations.

Qualifications:

  • Undergraduate degree plus 1- 3 years of Syndicated Loan Trading experience or equivalent knowledge is preferred.

  • Understanding of the Loan product / Syndicated Loan business, including an understanding of a credit agreement, loan funding mechanics, deal structure, etc.

  • Demonstrated understanding of financial services, specifically within Wholesale and Investment Banking.

  • Prior experience working in a Corporate environment or similar where there is a need to prioritize and balance numerous responsibilities.

  • Proven ability to collaborate with team members and senior management across and within the lines of business with a keen attention to detail, strong oral and written communication skills, and strong analytical capability.

  • Ability to operate in a challenging and rapidly changing environment with a desire to accept new assignments and the ability to learn new principles and dynamic systems quickly.

  • Critical decision-making abilities including the ability to identify, escalate, and propose solutions to problems.

  • Ability to multi-task through the practice of strong organizational and time management skills.

  • Knowledge of Bloomberg, ClearPar and LSTA guidelines a plus.

  • 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 $65K - $80K 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.

MUFG Benefits Summary (https://careers.mufgamericas.com/sites/default/files/document/2023-01/mb-live-well-work-well.pdf)

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

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