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MUFG Union Bank Model Risk Manager - Governance, Associate/AVP - Hybrid in Tempe, Arizona

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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:

The Model Risk Manager Governance position is a key role in Quantitative Risk Control (QRC) and reports directly to the Head of QRC Governance. The individual will manage QRC’s governance related functions to support the Bank’s Model and End User Computing Calculator (EUCC) risk management program and can represent QRC in front of first line business and other partners. The person must be a strong risk manager with solid risk management skills and experience in at least one of the following areas: Model Risk, Inventory Systems, Operational Risk, Compliance, Internal Audit, Regulatory Bank Supervision. This position encompasses reporting, data analysis, and automation to support the QRC organization.

Major Responsibilities:

  • Build, maintain and enhance the Model and EUCC risk dashboards utilizing SAS and Tableau.

  • Support and further enhance automated month-end processes in SAS.

  • Provide data and analytical support to various stakeholders. Automate and streamline existing processes to make them more effective and efficient.

  • Lead the continued enhancement of the QRC Model and EUCC inventory, workflow and reporting system built on the RSA Archer platform.

  • Contribute to regulatory and audit exams, committee reporting, Issue remediation activities and other key projects.


  • Candidate should show strong commitment to implementing best practices and possess high internal standards.

  • A team player who can excel in a fast-paced challenging work environment with a strong desire to learn new things and the ability to adapt to a changing environment.

  • A high energy level with the desire to contribute to the ongoing success of QRC at the Bank

  • Excellent communications skills, both oral and written are essential

  • The successful candidate will have strong interpersonal skills and experience in working with business areas in a service-oriented and value add style

  • Understanding of Model risk and associated regulatory requirements such as OCC 2011-12/ FRB SR11-7 is a plus

  • Previous experience in Model Risk and Model Risk systems is a plus

  • Must be proficient in SAS, excel macros, and Tableau 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.

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