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Financial Crimes Technology Innovation Analyst - Hybrid

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  • Requisition # 10052270-WD
  • Job Type Full time
  • Date Posted 04/25/2022
  • Location Irving, TX

Your potential. Your opportunity.

Do you want your voice heard and your actions to count?

Discover your opportunity with Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group (MUFG), the 5th largest financial group in the world. Across the globe, we’re 180,000 colleagues, striving to make a difference for every client, organization, and community we serve. We stand for our values, building long-term relationships, serving society, and fostering shared and sustainable growth for a better world.

With a vision to be the world’s most trusted financial group, it’s part of our culture to put people first, listen to new and diverse ideas and collaborate toward greater innovation, speed and agility. This means investing in talent, technologies, and tools that empower you to own your career.

Join MUFG, where being inspired is expected and making a meaningful impact is rewarded.

This is a hybrid position. There are flexible work from home options available. A member of our recruitment team will discuss the options with you in more detail.

Job Summary: 

Reporting to the Global Head of Financial Crimes Innovation, this new position has been created for the purpose of supporting the Financial Crimes Innovation group.    

This position will be responsible for supporting a team that continually evaluates new and existing technology within and tangent to the financial industry in order to identify new technology solutions for the bank.    The incumbent will analyze vendors, conduct trial exercises, and work closely with Financial Crimes stakeholders to arrive at the optimal platform solution.   The incumbent will also help develop and implement end user developed solutions.

Major Responsibilities:

  • Work collaboratively across functional teams within GFCD to ensure optimal innovation vendor is selected based on stakeholder requirements

  • Serve as the initial point of contact with vendors identified as providing innovative solutions to stakeholders

  • Monitor areas of innovation in the banking industry for proactive financial crime risk identification, and ascertain suitability for implementation within MUFG.  

  • Perform continuous evaluation of available solutions that are active in the marketplace or financial space.

  • Apply software development skills to create and implement end user developed solutions, such as MS Excel, Access, and Power Automate, as well as other Business Object solutions.

  • Create supporting documentation to evaluate vendors for trial exercises, including interaction with Third Party Risk Management, Software Assessment, and similar MUFG groups

  • Create supporting documentation for Request for Proposal engagements; coordinate RFP vendor notification, collection of responses from vendors and scoring from stakeholders, analyzing responses, and preparing results presentations to senior management

  • Maintain management reporting on Innovation program initiatives 

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

  • Execute data analysis used in Financial Crimes innovation projects



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

  • A combination totaling 1-3 years of Risk/Financial Crimes technology, analytics, and audit experience relating to financial crimes systems.

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

  • Experience in building end user developed applications with MS Excel, Access, Power Automate, or similar Business Object oriented platforms

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

  • Experience interacting with compliance subject matter experts.

  • Experience interacting with outside vendors.

  • 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 and ability to multitask

Additional skills

  • 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

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 on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, gender expression, gender identity, sex, age, ancestry, marital status, protected veteran and military status, disability, medical condition, sexual orientation, genetic information, or any other status of an individual or that individual’s associates or relatives that is protected under applicable federal, state, or local law. 

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