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MUFG Union Bank Operational Risk Professional - Assistant Vice President - Hybrid in Tempe, Arizona

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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.

Summary :

Reporting to Director of Transaction Processing Risk Management (TRM), responsible for executing the second line of defense Operational Risk Management (“ORM”) the TRM program across the company.

Major Responsibilities:

  • Ensure the results of all work performed (including deliverables related to Scorecard, RCSA, Operational Risk Partners/SMEs, Findings Management, etc.) is documented in accordance with pre-defined standards and is ready for key stakeholder review upon request.

  • Monitor TRM activities to ensure that Business Lines and corporate functions have implemented and executed the TRM program, which may include elements of other ORM programs such as RCSA, Loss data, Scenario, etc., in accordance with both TRM and ORM policies, and various program requirements

  • Document, track and validate findings and provide adequate documentation for closure. Perform analysis and identify root causes of where TRM and other program requirements are not being met.

  • Embrace organizational (and departmental) change by proposing and executing creative solutions to enhance identified barriers.

  • Propose Continuous Improvement opportunities in the further development of the business aligned Operational Risk Review and Challenge Process.

  • Develop accurate understanding of the Business Lines risk profile and trend based on review of relevant information and understanding of the business, process, risk and the control environment and provide oversight and meaningful challenges;

  • Work with the second line of defense (e.g. ORM programs, Compliance, Fraud, Sales Practice, Information Risk Management, Business Continuity, and Third Party) in coordinating and executing on the above requirements

  • Assist as required, in preparing quarterly/periodic reporting of the Business Line adherence to TRM program requirements, and on results of TRM Continuous Monitoring.

  • Analyze data to identify and escalate any operational risks and produce ad-hoc reports and information to a range of stakeholders.

  • Support the team lead/Program on Audit and or Regulatory exam preparation and review to address inquiries and submit the requested documentation/information adequately and timely.

  • Contribute to any other projects or risk related activities as requested.


  • 5+ experience in operational risk management, internal audit, management consulting or related field, including 2 years work related to risk management.

  • Strong knowledge of operational risk management, regulatory requirements and industry practices

  • Proven capability to initiate, execute, drive change and create results

  • Strong expertise with MS Office including Word, Excel, PowerPoint and SharePoint.

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills


Bachelor’s degree in Business, Finance, Economics, Accounting, or related field. MBA preferred. A risk based designation such as the CRMA (Certification in Risk Management Assurance), CRBA (Certified Risk Based Auditor), or other certified risk professional designation 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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