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MUFG Union Bank Analyst, KYC Advisory in Singapore

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Overview of the Department:

The Financial Crimes Office for Asia (FCOA) is part of the Global Financial Crimes Division headquartered in New York. It works to ensure that our organisation conducts its business such that we protect our reputation, our business, and our clients within the regulatory and legal framework. It is responsible for the establishment and maintenance of effective systems and controls in MUFG Offices in Asia, to protect clients’ assets and to mitigate the risk that MUFG might be used to further financial crime(s).

Job Responsibilities:

In this regional role within the FCOA AML/KYC CDD Advisory Team, you will be responsible for supporting, liaising/co-ordinating with the Country Financial Crimes Teams on regular basis and support key FCC initiatives to uplift and maintain the Global Financial Crimes Compliance Program in Asia with a specific focus on KYC CDD.

You are responsible for:

  • Support the Senior Team members to update, draft and implement applicable Internal FCC policies and procedures and embed the risk framework for all financial crime risks (AML, ABC, Sanctions) within client processes including the KYC CDD/ EDD procedures

  • Support the review of screening alerts and related escalations to ensure compliance with internal FCC policies and procedures

  • Support the Enhanced Due Diligence (EDD) on prospective and existing high-risk clients to identify issues presenting potential legal, regulatory, sanctions or reputational risk, primarily utilizing publicly available data sources, vendor reports and/or reviewing client documentation

  • Support and coordinate the system testing and deployment of key initiatives to deliver on KYC Due Diligence change initiatives

  • Support the Regional KYC Head in developing and liaising with the internal stakeholders on monitoring of key risk indicators and assist with any function and management of the KYC CDD Programme

Job Requirements:

  • Keen interest in pursuing a 2nd level of defence role in the compliance space

  • Good understanding of the Banking sector and functional level knowledge of banking policies or regulations

  • Prior 1-2 years of KYC experience will be preferred but not a must

  • Professional certification such as ACAMS or ICA will be advantagous

  • Excellent Team player with strong written, presentation & communication skills

  • Self-starter and self-motivated to work in an ambiguous environment and ensure tasks assigned are followed through to completion

  • Detailed oriented, analytical, inquisitive and exercise judgement when to identify and escalate issues

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite including PowerPoint, Word and Excel

We regret to inform that only shortlisted applicants will be notified.

MUFG Bank Ltd & MUFG Securities Asia Limited (collectively referred to as “MUFG”) is an equal opportunity employer. We view our employees as our key assets as they are fundamental to our long-term growth and success. MUFG is committed to hiring based on merit and organsational fit, regardless of race, religion or gender.