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MUFG Union Bank Audit Manager 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.

Would you like to work for one of the World's largest banks in an exciting, dynamic and international environment?

We are currently recruiting for an Internal Audit Manager for our Internal Audit Division in Amsterdam.

MUFG Bank Europe N.V. (MBE) is a fully-owned subsidiary of Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group (MUFG), one of the largest ranked Financial Groups in the world in terms of assets. A world-class set of businesses and more than 180,000 employees in 50 markets. MUFG offers stability in an ever-changing market, providing services to high-profile clients worldwide.

For more than 50 years MBE offers commercial banking services to both Japanese and non-Japanese corporate customers in The Netherlands and, through its branches, in Central and East Europe. The goal is to be among the top performing foreign-owned banks operating in The Netherlands, providing value-added banking services and excellent operations, fulfilling both Japanese and non-Japanese customers' needs.

The MBE subsidiary based in The Netherlands is a network of branches, managed from Amsterdam.

Our vision? To become the world’s most trusted financial group. You’ll help us achieve it.

Internal Audit

Internal Audit operates as the bank’s third line of defence, and in accordance with the global institute of internal auditors international standards (IIA standards), provides independent assurance to the board and executive management on the quality and effectiveness of governance, risk management and internal controls to monitor manage and mitigate key risks to achieving the bank’s objectives.

The Internal Audit function in MBE works in close collaboration with our colleagues in London, the US and Japan. Our function independently evaluates whether the quality of the bank’s internal control framework is effective and efficient and assesses whether MBE’s existing processes, controls, policies and procedures are adequate and comply with legal and regulatory requirements.

The Internal Audit team in Amsterdam supports the ongoing changes in MBE as well as the ever evolving regulatory landscape. Internal Audit is a truly international team, with a varied mix of skills and experience, providing good opportunities to both learn and develop professionally.

Main purpose of the role

Audit Managers contribute to the execution of a risk-based audit plan, providing suitably independent assurance on the adequacy and effectiveness of the internal control and risk management systems, advising Senior Management and contributing to a sound control environment. In addition, the Audit Manager helps maintaining an accurate and up to date audit universe, undertaking periodic risk assessments to assess audit needs and priorities.

Responsibilities include stakeholder management, maintaining excellent relationships with business partners across the organization, delivery of the audit plan according to the agreed timelines and continuous monitoring. Audit Managers are also expected to take the lead on some engagements.

The role includes the following:

  • To provide advice and support to MBE Management during an exciting period of change within MBE, whilst remaining objective and independent. Help drive enhancements to MBE-wide governance in a manner appropriate to the third line of defense. Drive a values-led and risk aware culture.

  • Contribute to the MBE Internal Audit risk assessment, annual audit plan and execution of risk based audit coverage, performing ad-hoc audits upon request or through self-identification.

  • Ensure that the quality of the audit report and documentation meets quality assurance criteria, all audits are executed and reported to Management within the agreed timelines.

  • Support the External Audit team as required, and the Internal Audit team based in different locations when requested. Help ensure that issues and enquiries raised by regulatory authorities are responded to in a timely and effective manner.

  • Help ensure that all audit work meets the standards set by IIA and internally by local and group-wide requirements. Contribute to the standardisation of Audit Programs for MBE and further global consistency across the audit teams.

  • Suitably respond to any ad-hoc requests from local Management.

  • Ensure compliance with the Bank’s rules, policies, procedures and guidelines as well as with all relevant regulatory and statutory requirements.

  • Support and provide coaching/mentoring to Junior professionals in the team.

In order to be successful in the role, you will need the following:

Skills and experience:

  • Certified auditor with professional qualification in Operational Audit (RO / CIA), Financial Audit (RA / CFA) and / or IT Audit (RE / CISA).

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English are essential. Dutch or German language skills are preferred; an understanding of the Japanese language and culture is desirable..

  • Wide practical experience across financial services disciplines, particularly in areas that have been subject to change. International, cross border and cross section experience is preferred with a broad understanding and feel of the various local audit requirements.

  • Knowledge of key relevant legal, regulatory and statutory requirements and a good awareness of ongoing regulatory changes, technical interpretation and the ability to provide advice.

  • High level of personal independence and a strong ability to critically challenge information and the status quo.

  • Good communication skills with an ability to engage with Senior MBE Management and other MBE stakeholders across the bank on a regular basis.

  • Complex problem solving skills.

  • Flexibility to work in an international environment with different cultures.

Personal requirements:

Integrity and Responsibility

  • Balance Risk with Opportunity

  • Customer Focus

  • Demonstrate Global Perspective

Professionalism and Teamwork

  • Drive For Results

  • Collaborate and Build Partnerships

  • Communicate Effectively and Professionally

Challenge Ourselves To Grow

  • Influence and Inspire Others

  • Lead Change & Seek Continuous Improvement

  • Think Strategically

  • Manage and Develop Talent

What do we have to offer:

We offer you a role in one of the largest banks of the world in a growing and international environment. You have various opportunities to develop yourself and we will support you with that by offering various training and development possibilities.

Besides that we will offer you:

  • Gross salary based on experience and consistent with the market

  • 8% holiday allowance and 13th month payment.

  • 29 vacation days per year. Optional you can buy 15 additional days.

  • Commuting allowance based via Reisbalans on annual public transport 2nd class, most economical way, or € 0,19 per km with a max of 75km one way.

  • Remote working allowance (max €60,-)

  • Possibility to order Office Equipment’s via GZ (up to €500,-)

  • Bicycle plan (fiscal benefit)

  • Company fitness (fiscal benefit)

  • Employee contribution towards Pension insurance (max 5%, currently 2%), our pension scheme is based on a defined contribution scheme. (Allianz)

  • Training & development possibilities paid by the bank (internal rules)

  • Health insurance: Collective premiums offered, for own expense.

Additional information :

Acquisition in response to this vacancy is not appreciated.

The role is based in the Netherlands. External candidates need to be willing to relocate to the Netherlands. Internal MBE employees will be supported in case of relocation.

For more information regarding this position you can contact our Talent Acquisition Specialist at: ayhan.catak@nl.mufg.jp

We are open to considering flexible working requests in line with organisational requirements.

MUFG is committed to embracing diversity and building an inclusive culture where all employees are valued, respected and their opinions count. We support the principles of equality, diversity and inclusion in recruitment and employment, and oppose all forms of discrimination on the grounds of age, sex, gender, sexual orientation, disability, pregnancy and maternity, race, gender reassignment, religion or belief and marriage or civil partnership.

We make our recruitment decisions in a non-discriminatory manner in accordance with our commitment to identifying the right skills for the right role and our obligations under the law.

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