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MUFG Union Bank Vice President - AML/Global Issue Validation IT Audit - Hybrid (NC, AZ) 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:

The Senior Auditor I role within Internal Audit is responsible for leading independent, objective assurance and consulting activities designed to evaluate and assess the effectiveness of the Bank’s governance, risk management and control processes. This role includes, but is not limited to, independently owning the successful execution of the end-to-end audit process (e.g. planning, fieldwork testing, reporting, issues validation, etc.). The Senior Auditor I also establishes direction for staff on more complex audit activities and project deliverables across the organization.

Management or Supervision:

May supervise staff during an audit engagement at the VP Level and below.

Major Responsibilities:

  • Act as a leader, developing and promoting a workplace culture that values diversity of thought, promotes integrity and creates an atmosphere that supports coaching and fosters accountability

  • Engage as a team player across peer group while also operating within industry best practices, applicable regulations, and internal and external professional practice expectations.

  • Effectively manage executive relationships (internally and externally), clients and peers to mutually accountable, productive, respectful, and trusted level and exhibit a high standard of performance and professional conduct that will create a culture of integrity and inclusion; where all individual and departmental choices are rooted in good judgment and support MUFG's Principal of Ethics and Conduct.

  • Identify and understand risks and controls in changing environments with the ability to execute the full life cycle of an audit, from planning to audit close.

  • Assess the business’ governance, risk management and control environment and generate insightful, meaningful observations that effectively convey significance and impact on risk and/or risk management practices.

  • Maintain compliance with audit methodology, while also operating within industry best practices, applicable standards and regulations, and internal and external professional practice expectations.

  • Establish audit scope inclusive of key risks relevant to the areas under review, and create test programs designed to opine on the design and operating effectiveness of controls and ensure appropriate depth of testing.

  • Assign and review the staff selected for audit engagements to ensure appropriate skillsets for execution.

  • Review and challenge audit staff and audit judgment in scoping, risk and control identification, findings and observations, and documentation to ensure accuracy.

  • Provide constructive input to Audit & Finance Committee and Management reporting.

Education, Licensure, Year of Experience (and type of work experience):

  • A Bachelor’s degree, preferably in Accounting, Finance, Business Administration or related business discipline at an accredited college or university.

  • Professional auditing certifications, such as the CIA, CISA, CISM, CISSP, CPA, or CFSA, are highly desirable.

  • ​Advanced degree preferred.

Skills and Experience :

  • Minimum of 6+ years and/or equivalent of experience of internal audit and/or equivalent of experience with the financial services industry, related markets, and related regulatory agencies.

  • Experience incore technology disciplines.

  • Possesses strong project management skills; preferably within internal audit functions; exhibits initiative and intuitive thinking; and demonstrates ability to meet strict deadlines.

  • Exhibits effective communication (both verbal and written), negotiation and presentation skills; strong interpersonal skills; and ability to engage with all levels of internal audit and business line management.

  • Employs strong critical thinking skills to identify pragmatic recommendations within an evolving and increasingly complex regulatory and risk management environment.

  • Proficiency in technology as required for assigned areas (MS Office, audit data analytics, etc.).

  • Ability to travel may be required.

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.