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MUFG Associate, Know-Your-Customer (KYC) in Singapore

Do you want your voice heard and your actions to count?

Discover your opportunity with Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group (MUFG), the 7th largest financial group in the world. Across the globe, we’re 160,000 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.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Conduct Corporate / Financial Institutions KYC checking review in accordance with the Group procedures and policies

  • Conduct investigation on the client and their connected parties, via open source, Bankers Almanac, FI’s AML policies, MUFG and Wolfsberg Questionnaires, MUFG internal documentation, and 3rd party resources

  • Monitor and manage the deadline of KYC review assignments

  • Liaise with Compliance, Front Office and Product Office in a timely manner to resolve issues identified

  • Communicate with internal key stakeholders to identify and drive process improvements, procedural improvements and efficiencies

  • Attend ad-hoc requests from Compliance and management with regards to KYC

  • Act as Team Leader/Sub-Team Leader and/or Checker by reviewing junior staff’s KYC work within the team

  • Maintain good working knowledge of industry trends, products, relevant laws and regulations

  • At ad-hoc basis, providing support on other roles such as Maker and Screening

Job Requirements

  • Degree Qualified

  • Minimum 3 years of experience in KYC/AML

  • Experience end-to-end KYC process and KYC requirements

  • Experience in FATF recommendations and MAS 626 requirements

  • Proficient in Corporate or Financial Institutions KYC with experience handling different legal entity types including complex structures such as trusts, foundations, funds etc.

  • Ability to conduct accurate screening, and to assess screening results in a meticulous manner in consideration of AML risk and apply logical thinking to finalize AML risk review

  • Strong interpersonal skills with ability to effectively interact with cross functional teams

  • Ability to learn and demonstrate ongoing self-development. ‘Mentoring’ spirit to provide constructive advice to the team.

  • Positive and proactive attitude in dealing with difficult tasks. Ability to multi-task and execute task with a sense of urgency and with ultimate goal of delivering tasks on time.

  • CAMS and ICA certifications are a plus

  • Strong proficiency in MS Office (Excel, Word, PowerPoint).

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.

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