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Paralegal - UCC Compliance, Analyst/Officer

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  • Requisition # 10037132-WD
  • Job Type Day
  • Location New York, NEW YORK
  • Date Posted 08/01/2020

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 (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 Americas Legal Department is looking for a paralegal to primarily support the MUFG Supply Chain Finance group, and other Transaction groups, to ensure compliance with Uniform Commercial Code Article 9 (“UCC”) requirements. The ideal candidate will have substantial UCC experience with in-house experience at a financial institution a significant positive.

Major Responsibilities:

  • Preparing and reviewing the content of all UCC Financing Statements for the MUFG Supply Chain Finance and other Transaction groups to ensure compliance with Uniform Commercial Code Article 9 requirements.
  • Checking accuracy and timeliness of UCC financing statements.
  • Creating and maintaining UCC review forms and tools such as the UCC Master Review Form, the UCC Lien Summary Review Form, and others.
  • Composing UCC financing reviews to highlight findings of each, and distribute the results to applicable parties within the Bank.
  • Interacting with business groups, attorneys, vendors, and other staff to monitor UCC financing statements throughout the filing process.
  • Answering business line questions and providing training for issues related to the UCC.
  • Coordinating with attorneys to produce training materials.
  • Composing UCC Lien Summary Reviews to highlight potential secured party conflicts and distributing the results to applicable parties within the Bank.
  • Monitoring Vendor Performance.
  • Developing methods and materials for creating UCCs.
  • Staying current on changes in UCC laws and administrative rules and consult with attorneys.
  • Determining and implementing processes to improve workflow efficiencies.
  • Web Research.
  • Other Research/Educational Projects as needed.

  • Bachelor’s degree in related field.
  • 3+ years of experience.
  • Intimate familiarity with Uniform Commercial Code Revised Article 9.
  • Strong communication skills: both oral and written.
  • Strong organizational skills and interpersonal skills and be able to multi-task effectively in a fast-paced environment
  • Have demonstrated leadership and supervisory experience.
  • Be able to work under pressure and meet the needs of the Bank while under deadlines with shifting needs and priorities.
  • Have strong attention to detail.
  • Have the ability to handle multiple projects.
  • Maintain confidentiality and discretion.
  • Be a self-starter with an ability to anticipate needs and exercise independent judgment.

Join us as we evolve our organization to become more agile and innovative!

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.

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