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Sanctions Compliance Professional

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  • Requisition # 10047511-WD
  • Job Type Full time
  • Location New York, New York
  • Date Posted 11/01/2021

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.

Sanctions Analyst will sit within the Global Sanctions Compliance Department, reporting to the Global Sanctions Advisory Regulatory Advisory team lead.  This role will interface with MUFG’s senior sanctions compliance managers in the United States and regional financial crimes offices (RFCOs) across the globe.


  • Interpret sanctions regulations and apply them to complex real-life transactions
  • Support Global Sanctions Advisory in meeting its ad-hoc and annual OFAC reporting obligations
  • Support Global Sanctions Advisory meet regulator, internal audit, and testing obligations
  • Manage sanctions metrics reporting including outreach to stakeholders and drafting of monthly senior management metrics reports
  • Support the preparation and delivery of sanctions training
  • Monitor sanctions regulatory updates
  • Draft job-specific sanctions compliance procedures
  • Communicate with RFCO colleagues globally

Other sanctions-related tasks, as needed Requirements:

  • Degree (Bachelor’s or higher) in international affairs or equivalent, business, trade, finance, literature, law, geography, or security studies preferred
  • 2+ years in financial crimes, banking compliance or financial services, preferred, but other investigative/research-oriented disciplines will be considered
  • Strong interest in financial crimes compliance, including economic sanctions
  • Ability to interpret regulations and apply them to concrete, real world, scenarios
  • Ability to manage competing priorities, work independently and deliver results
  • Strong communication (written/verbal) and critical thinking skills
  • Organized and self-motivated individual
  • Desire and ability to work in a multi-cultural environment and to interact respectfully and effectively with peers across the globe


  • Understanding of the impact of technology, processes, and procedures on control environment effectiveness in a regulated financial sector context
  • Strong presentation preparation skills
  • Multilingual skills a plus

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.

Some MUFG roles require that individuals be fully vaccinated against COVID-19, subject to exemptions for medical or religious reasons, as well as any other reason required by applicable law or order. Should you be selected for an interview, your recruiter will provide additional information.
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