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MUFG Union Bank Business Analyst - Finance 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 AVP, Business Analyst for our Regulatory Reporting Department 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.

Main purpose of the role

Reporting to the Head of Regulatory Reporting, the Business Analyst (BA) will support the Regulatory Reporting Department by seeking effective business solutions to the delivery of new regulatory requirements. The successful candidate will play a key role in the delivery of continuous improvement initiatives through both automated and non-automated components of existing regulatory reporting processes within the bank.

The Business Analyst will assist in the analysis of stakeholder objectives and the identification and resolution of underlying issues arising from those investigations. The Business Analyst will be able to translate business requirements into actionable solutions to enable IT colleagues deliver outcomes that meet the business stakeholder needs.

In addition, the successful candidate will also proactively identify potential benefits and available options for consideration and work with business users in designing acceptance tests for new systems or changes to existing systems or business processes.

The Business Analyst will also document and maintain the traceability of requirements through to deliverables on any project. With the aim of ensuring the final delivery meets the business’ requirements.

The role includes the following:

  • Support the Regulatory Reporting department seeking effective business solutions to the delivery of new investigating regulatory requirements.

  • Play a key role in the delivery of continuous improvement initiatives.

  • Assist in the analysis of stakeholder objectives and the underlying issues arising from investigations, translating these into business requirements and solutions directions.

  • Identify potential benefits, and available options for consideration and work with users in defining acceptance tests for new systems or changes to existing systems or business processes.

  • Work with colleagues and users to investigate and document business functions, processes, and information flows and data structures, using various methodical and consistent techniques.

  • Document and maintain the traceability of requirements through to deliverables on projects / change or improvement initiatives.

  • Facilitate user meetings and presents issues and solutions both orally and in writing.

  • Assist users in producing clearly defined acceptance tests for automated systems. •Assists in defining and justifying (in business terms) initiatives to develop/implement automated and non-automated components of new or changed business processes.

  • Requirements Definition & Management- Facilitates Scoping and Business priority-setting for change initiatives of medium size and complexity.- Contributes to selection of the most appropriate means of representing Business requirements in the context of a specific change initiative, ensuring traceability back to source.- Analyses requirements for fitness for purpose as well as adherence to business objectives and consistency, challenging positively as appropriate.- Obtains formal agreement by stakeholders and recipients to scope and requirements and establishes a base-line on which delivery of a solution can commence.- Manages requests for and the application of changes to base-lined requirements.- Identifies the impact on business requirements of interim (e.g. migration) scenarios as well as the required end position.

  • Data Analysis- Conducts data analysis activities for projects and across multiple business functions.- Has in-depth knowledge of organisation-standard techniques.- Plans data analysis activities, selecting appropriate techniques and the correct level of detail for meeting assigned objectives.- Obtains input from and communicates results of analysis to stakeholders for agreement.- Designs and performs controls to identify issues including inconsistencies and incompleteness;- Elicits and records business/context rules and confirms them with relevant experts.

  • Business Process Testing- Work with users, review proposed benefits and risks in the new/redesigned processes, confirms the acceptance criteria for these processes, and ensures that they are properly documented in the business justification.- Specifies and develops test scenarios to test that new/redesigned processes deliver improved ways of working for the end user at the same time as delivering efficiencies and planned business benefits.- Records and reports test results. Uses test plans and outcomes to specify user instructions and executes system testing herself/himself in close collaboration with key business users.

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

  • Degree or equivalent experience.

  • Current Prince II Foundation (or equivalent) preferred.

  • SCRUM/Agile (basics) an advantage.

  • Minimum 3 years’ experience as Business Analyst in data focused projects.

  • Experience of Regulatory Reporting in a banking environment an advantage.

  • Product testing / test design experience an advantage.

  • Financial Services experience preferable.

  • Excellent communication skills through English, both oral and written.

  • Ability to work to tight deadlines.

  • Ability to build relationships with stakeholders at all levels.

  • Ability to communicate complex information to a variety of audiences.

  • Ability to work independently.

  • Ability to make sense of complex situations and rapidly prioritise issues to take effective decisions.

  • Team player.

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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