Global Financial Crimes Headquarters Technology, Vice President

MUFG   •  

New York, NY

Industry: Accounting, Finance & Insurance


5 - 7 years

Posted 30 days ago

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Job Summary: 

Reporting to the Director of Financial Crimes Technology, this new position has been created for the purpose of establishing a Global Financial Crimes Division (GFCD) Operations’ component to lead the bank’s innovation efforts.  

One of several leadership positions in the new GFCD Technology function, this position will be responsible for leading a team that continually drives internal operations within the bank’s technology department with oversight of a broad range of financial crime approaches including Know-Your-Customer, Sanctions Compliance, Transaction Monitoring, and Case Management.  The incumbent is responsible for providing leadership and oversight to ensure a globally consistent and continuously innovative approach that engages the bank’s stake holders, financial crimes technology companies, and other related industries.    

Major Responsibilities:


  • Oversight responsibilities for: Case Management, Sanctions Screening, List Management, and other financial crimes related system implementations

  • Provide leadership and expertise to stake holders within the bank in a wide variety of projects and initiatives from a technology view.

  • Develop and lead the team to identify emerging and other innovative technology solutions in order to continually improve functional, reporting, intelligence, and analytics capabilities.

  • Manage the tactical and strategic goals of various initiatives, which include interactive support to and collaboration with the other areas of GFCD.

  • Provide management of the global processes related to these topics

  • Ensure compliance with the policies and procedures related to these topics and compliance with the standards, policies and procedures

  • Assist in the creation of business requirements documents and other reporting documents where necessary.

  • Work collaboratively across functional teams within GFCD to ensure effective and efficient operations with clearly defined roles and responsibilities.


  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, Analytics or other related field. Master’s Degree preferred.

  • A combination totaling 5-10 years of Risk/Financial Crimes technology, analytics, and audit experience relating to financial crimes systems.

  • In depth knowledge of financial crimes systems including KYC, Sanctions, Transaction Monitoring, and Case Management.

  • Knowledge of database structures, back end functions, and data environments (such as Enterprise Data Warehouses).

  • Experience interacting with the Executive Committee Leadership, control function leadership, and compliance subject matter experts.

  • Experience interacting with outside vendors.

  • Proven leader

  • Proven excellence in execution in complex and demanding situations

  • Collaborative with strong interpersonal communication skills

  • Systemic thinker across enterprise

  • Process oriented coupled with a strong ability to develop appropriate program enhancing strategies

  • Detail-oriented and organized execution

  • Executive level presentation skills


     Additional skills

  • Thorough understanding of an effective financial crimes risk management framework

  • Demonstrated ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously

  • Proven managerial skills necessary to successfully administer a core support and critical regulatory relationship function within a diverse organization and effectively coordinate between multiple business and support units  

  • The ability to interact effectively at all levels of the organization, including Bank staff, management, directors and regulators   

  • Ability to work autonomously and initiate and prioritize own work  

  • Ability to work with teams of project managers

  • Solid judgment, strong negotiating skills, and a practical approach to implementation – including knowledge of Bank systems

  • Ability to balance regulatory requirements with the best interests of the Bank and its customers 


    • Requisition #: 10024400-WD