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Financial Crimes OFAC-Sanctions Audit Manager - Vice President

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  • Requisition # 10034740-WD
  • Job Type Day
  • Location Charlotte, NORTH CAROLINA
  • Date Posted 04/03/2020

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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). In the Americas, we’re 14,000 colleagues, striving to make a difference for every client, organization, and community we serve. We stand for our values, developing positive relationships built on integrity and respect. It’s part of our culture to put people first, listen to new and diverse ideas and collaborate toward greater innovation, speed and agility. We’re a team that accepts responsibility for the future by asking the tough questions and owning the solutions. Join MUFG and be empowered to make your voice heard and your actions count.

Job Summary:

The Vice President, Audit Portfolio Manager position is a role within the Internal Audit for the Americas Global OFAC audit team responsible for the delivery of OFAC sanctions audits globally across the bank. It reports to a Director, Senior Audit Portfolio Manager. The position is primarily responsible for project management on assigned audit engagements and for engagement adherence to departmental standards. This includes execution of and supervision of the execution of assigned audits, including planning, fieldwork, reporting, issue tracking and follow-up. The position is responsible for internal stakeholder management and the supervision of and accountability for the quality of and judgment calls in audit work. It is also responsible for staff management on individual audit engagements.

This position generally does not manage staff in a reporting line relationship, but does manage staff on an engagement-by-engagement assignment basis. International Travel is required for the position, with an estimated range of 20-50%.

Major Responsibilities:

  • Team leader Job Accountabilities - Provide direction, instruction and guidance that will help to ensure the processes and routines are in line with Audit Methodology;
  • Constantly monitor and contextualize performance and adjust to changing requirements or business priorities in order to achieve the appropriate balance between control and agility required for long-term effectiveness.
  • Identify potential risk, including awareness of risks both within span of control as well as enterprise-wide.
  • Assign and review the work of audit team members for assigned engagements in coordination with Audit Managers / Audit Director.
  • Assess the state of the governance, risk management, and control environment aspects relevant to that risk.
  • Report results in an effective and timely basis, leading to appropriate remedial action and ongoing management of risk.


  • Bachelor’s degree preferred and Ten or more years of internal or external audit or risk management experience, including management responsibility 
  • At least 5 years of experience within the financial crimes area of a global bank or financial services industry preferred, experience gained within either audit / compliance testing roles
  • Relevant professional certifications preferred e.g. CIA, CPA, CISA, ACAMs
  • Deep knowledge of audit methodology, and audit execution
  • Experience with compliance testing, quality control/assurance processes or internal/external audits
  • Minimum of 3 to 4 years of experience leading testing efforts or exposure to quality control or quality management functions and results
  • Working knowledge of sanctions compliance laws and regulations
  • Excellent judgment and analytical skills
  • Experience in leading diverse testing teams
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Up to 50% Travel, domestic and international

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.

  • Job Audit
  • Primary Location Charlotte, North Carolina
  • Shift Day
  • Schedule Full Time
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