BSA/AML Operations Project Analyst, Associate/AVP

MUFG - Tempe, AZ (30+ days ago)2.6

BSA/AML Operations Project Analyst, Associate/AVP-10020401-WD
Discover your opportunity with Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group (MUFG), the 5th largest financial group in the world with total assets of over $2.4 trillion (as ranked by SNL Financial, April 2016) and 140,000 colleagues in nearly 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


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 supports a variety of Financial Crimes initiatives including training, continuous process improvements, policy changes, procedures, and coordinating with regional branches (United States, Canada, Mexico, and South America). The position may also provide support to various groups within Financial Crimes Operations related to issues management and regulatory and audit exams, as needed.

Key Responsibilities:
  • Assist with the development, implementation and maintenance of policy/procedure updates and BSA/AML training

  • Collaborate with regional branches to conduct assessment, implementation and/or potential remediation related to newly implemented Financial Crimes global standards
  • Assist and provide guidance to internal and external business partners as part of exam and audit engagements
  • Organize and track corrective action related to regulatory exams and audits
  • Provide assistance in support of multiple projects and documentation required for project support

  • Assist with evaluating and/or updating operational controls, including policies, procedures, systems and user practices

  • Assist in the preparation and submission of results to management and other relevant stakeholders
  • Participate in working groups and project initiatives across the organization


  • Minimum of 5 years of experience in BSA or Sanctions Compliance Program Management or Operations
  • Project Management or Audit experience, a plus
  • Microsoft Office Suite proficiency (MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook)
  • Strong verbal and written communications skills are required
  • Excellent organization and time management skills with attention to detail
  • Self-starter with the ability to synthesize ambiguous information and develop creative solutions
  • Ability to work efficiently and effectively on team-oriented projects or independently, as needed
  • Bilingual Spanish a plus

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of 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.

We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer and committed to leveraging the diverse backgrounds, perspectives, and experience of our workforce to create opportunities for our colleagues and our business. We do not discriminate in employment decisions on the basis of any protected category.

A conviction is not an absolute bar to employment. Factors such as the age of the offense, evidence of rehabilitation, seriousness of violation, and job relatedness are considered in all employment decisions. Additionally, it's the bank's policy to only inquire into a candidate's criminal history after an offer has been made. Federal law prohibits banks from employing individuals who have been convicted of, or received a pretrial diversion for, certain offenses.