Specialty Services Internal Consultant, Associate

MUFG - New York, NY2.7

Full-timeEstimated: $110,000 - $150,000 a year
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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.

Job Summary:
The Specialty Services Team is a new organization within the Bank which provides consultation advice and implementation support for various enterprise program efforts around the Bank. Such “change the bank” programs may be driven by regulatory imperatives or M&A activities, and the Specialty Services team augments the capabilities typically sought from Big 4 consulting firms. The engagement model follows that of an internal consulting team, with rotating engagements and medium to long term project assignments. Team members gain exposure to a variety of teams within the organization, and will work alongside different management teams in delivery of project outcomes. The team delivers a cross-functional change management role that requires interaction with management and key stakeholders across Finance, Treasury, and Risk. The Specialty Services – Analyst works individually and in teams on engagements throughout the enterprise.

Apply a structured methodology to assigned project engagements, which may include Finance, Risk, or enterprise-wide program initiatives.
At the direction of engagement leaders, develop and execute project plans, status reports, and management and committee updates.
Reviews applicable regulatory and/or legal pronouncements and determines an implementation program and approach. Performs gap analysis on existing policies, process and technology capabilities and makes recommendations for improvements.
Designs new policies and processes to ensure compliance with applicable regulatory requirements.
Ensures high level of customer’s satisfaction by delivering on engagement artifacts timely and effectively.
Conducts the analysis of business problems including making recommendations to management to help identify methods, procedures, and technologies that enhance recommended solutions and project execution.
Provides feedback on, and generates recommendations for, process improvement, lessons learned, program enhancements, and strategic alignment with business plans or other programs.
Provide thought leadership and analytical rigor to identify operational and integration issues pre- and post- acquisition, developing solutions, and driving decision making and escalation across multiple stakeholders.
Manage the reporting and resolution of issues, risks and dependencies, proactively identifying potential planning gaps, suggesting mitigations to risks, actions to close issues or complete open items.
Further the strategy and goals of the Specialty Services Team.

A BA/BS degree from a 4-year college. Masters or advanced degree a plus.
Requires 3-5 years of experience in financial services, either within a commercial banking enterprise or Big 4 management consulting organization.
Big 4 or top tier management consulting experience strongly preferred.
Experience leading and managing projects from start to finish, including specific experience in prioritizing / meeting tight timelines, and/or working in crisis environments.
Demonstrated knowledge of banking regulations and generally accepted accounting principles.

Additional Qualifications:
Demonstrable flexibility and ability to work independently or as part of a team.
Strong PowerPoint and written communications skills
Prior experience with any of the following applications a plus, but not required – Hyperion, PeopleSoft, OFSAA, Moody’s Risk Analyst
Prior experience with any of the following regulatory initiatives a plus – Comprehensive Capital Analysis and Review (CCAR), Dodd Frank Act Stress Testing (DFAST), Resolution and Recovery Planning, Basel III Capital, Enhanced Prudential Standards
Ability to manage multiple projects concurrently and successfully
Ability to quickly establish rapport, credibility, trust, and respect throughout the organization at all levels, and be viewed as a team player.
Banking experience in Risk Management (e.g., credit, liquidity, interest rate, capital, market, compliance, operational) Front or Middle Office functions
Strong data and financial analysis skills, as well as proven experience with stakeholder management.
Related Quantitative Analysis work experience (e.g., modeling, strategic analytics) within the financial services industry is a plus.
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. 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.