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MUFG Union Bank Associate, KYC Support Unit in United States

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.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Review the available documents/information and seek the required information from the Customer/overseas branches with regards to KYC.

  • Proactively engage with the RM’s in relation to their respective client’s KYC processes.

  • Identify potential issues with Customers/RM’s/ Branches and resolve all KYC related matters

  • Work closely with internal departments such as Sales/CBCO KYC/FCOA to ensure all necessary requirements are met and timely delivery of KYC cases.

  • Evaluate, perform validation of completeness and accuracy of the KYC documentation and evaluate the results according to the relevant regulations, guidance and procedures.

  • Manage inflow of request and prioritize KYC workflow

  • Act as a Subject matter Expert on KYC policy and have a second knowledge of MAS 626 requirements

  • Independently handle complex/ different types of customers KYC within the stipulated time

  • Provide feedback and guidance to less experienced team members

  • Escalating issues, wherever required to ensure KYC cases are resolved on time

  • 100% adherence to QA requirements

  • Knowledge sharing within the team

  • Assess and recommend process improvement to increase operational efficiency

  • Involve in ad-hoc projects and responsibilities as per assigned

  • Prepare and conduct training for new joiners

Job Requirements:

  • Degree qualified

  • 4 years of KYC experience covering corporate/Financial Institution clients

  • Good communication skills

  • Well organized and efficient time management

  • Good interpersonal and communication skills, team-player, ability to adapt to change needs of the organization and demands of internal and external stakeholders

  • Detailed understanding of MUFG’s product and services

  • Understanding of local laws and MAS 626 regulations

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office

  • Good to have business language proficiency (written and verbal) in Japanese; to collaborate with Japanese-speaking clients

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.

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