AML Operations, Associate

MUFG - Tempe, AZ2.7

Discover your opportunity with Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group (MUFG), the 5th largest financial group in the world (as ranked by S&P Global, April 2018) with total assets of over $2.9 trillion (106.2 (JPY) as of March 30, 2018) and 150,000 colleagues in more than 50 countries. In the U.S., we’re 13,000 strong, working together to positively impact every customer, organization, and community we serve. We achieve this by delivering on our values, putting people first, fostering long-term relationships built on honesty and mutual understanding, and inspiring the best in each other. This is all part of our inclusive, high-performing culture supported by Total Rewards that include our cash balance pension plan. Join a team that’s working to fulfill its vision to be the world’s most trusted financial group.

The Financial Crimes Operations department is responsible for the investigation, research and reporting of suspicious activity to law enforcement and the U.S. Department of the Treasury Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN). The position will assist with all strategic initiatives for Financial Crimes Operations. This position assists with evaluating and/or updating operational controls, including policies, procedures, systems and user practices. The position supports a broad range of Financial Crimes functions, including performance management, change management, and continuous operational improvement. The position may also provide support to various groups within Financial Crimes Operations related to issues management and regulatory and/or audit exams, as needed.

Are you interested in preventing financial crimes?

Key Responsibilities:
You will assist with evaluating and/or updating operational controls, including policies, procedures, systems and user practices
Assist with developing and handling accurate staffing forecasts
Analyze trends to identify workforce shortages, conduct root cause analysis, and develop strategic solutions for planned initiatives
Collaborate with regional branches to conduct assessment, implementation and/or potential remediation related to newly implemented Financial Crimes global standards
Partner with BSA/AML Strategy & Planning Director to provide timely and high-quality responses to regulatory exams and audits
Organize and track corrective action related to regulatory exams and audits
Provide assistance in support of multiple projects and preparing related documentation
Participate in working groups and project initiatives across the organization, as needed
Assist in summarizing the status of current projects and related deliverables for senior management’s review

Ideally, you have earned a Bachelor's degree in finance, accounting or related areas, but it is not required
You have a minimum of 3-5 years of experience in AML or Sanctions Compliance Program Management or Operations
If you have previous experience with projects, financial audit, capacity planning and/or performance management, it is a plus
You are proficient in the Microsoft Office Suite (MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook)
You definitely have strong verbal and written communications skills
You possess excellent organization and time management skills with attention to detail
You are a self-starter with the ability to synthesize ambiguous information and develop creative solutions
You are able to work efficiently and effectively on collaborative projects or independently, as needed

Are you ready for this opportunity?

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of the work being performed. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified.