MUFG Union Bank Enterprise Risk Specialist, Associate in San Francisco, California

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The ideal candidate will have regulatory experience and understand how a regulatory environment works. If the candidate has credit risk, operational risk, and/or BASEL experience, that is a plus! The position requires a lot of documentation, detail work, preparation of presentations to senior management, reviewing business policies and procedures, procedural write-ups, and will help support the tools used for assessments (Open Pages).

Job Summary (ASR Specialist/Associate):

This dynamic role in the company’s Americas Risk Management group positions you for growth and development, with broad exposure to risk management throughout the company. Our team is expanding and provides great visibility and opportunities for the right candidate. You’ll be able to display and build skills and expertise in such areas as credit risk, market risk, operational risk, capital adequacy, liquidity risk, and more. Join us in our growing team!

In this position, you will:

  1. Be a key participant in a program that validates the effectiveness of the Bank’s regulatory capital and Capital Adequacy programs via a structured assessment approach, interacting with key teams throughout the company.

  2. Facilitate high-profile assessment results that inform senior governance committees, senior Risk and Finance executives and our Board.

  3. Respond to evolving regulatory and organizational change, and develop and support new enterprise risk management functions as required - keeping you at the pulse of emerging trends and challenges as our company continues to grow and excel.

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities:

  • Expertise that will position you for success may include one or more subject areas such as: Basel 3/Advanced Approaches, bank regulatory capital, capital adequacy (including CCAR), Enterprise Risk Management, Liquidity Risk Management, Enhanced Prudential Standards, Heightened Standards, Operational Risk, Credit Risk, Market Risk, and/or similar risk management and bank capital-related disciplines.

  • Prior experience in qualitative assessment, audit, compliance, independent review, validation, or similar will be a plus.

  • You will leverage and/or build your skills in: risk information systems/GRC tools, driving change, project management, sound independent judgment, and executive-level reporting, among others.

  • This position interacts at multiple levels across the company, including senior levels. Strong interpersonal skills are key for this role.

  • Keen analytical skills and a high level of written and verbal communication will be essential to your success.

Education, Licensure, Experience:

  • Strong record of success with 5-7 years of experience and bachelors’ or higher/equivalent degree in risk, finance or related field.

  • Industry experience is required in one or more of these areas: wholesale or retail credit risk management, market risk or operational risk management, liquidity risk, treasury, capital markets, is preferred.

  • Experience in Basel/Advanced Approaches or regulatory capital is preferred.

  • Additional experience in audit, assessment, compliance, validation, independent review, GRC tools, driving change, project management or similar is highly desirable.

  • Proven ability to absorb and understand complex regulatory documentation and translate rules into business implications

  • Ability to plan and execute complex projects or activities across a large organization

  • Proven problem-solving, planning and organizing abilities

  • Expertise with full MS Office Suite including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Access, as well as Visio, Adobe, SharePoint, and similar applications

  • Excellent written and verbal communications skills

  • Ability to work effectively with employees at all levels and broadly across a large complex institution

*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: *Risk & Compliance

Title: Enterprise Risk Specialist, Associate

Location: CALIFORNIA-San Francisco

Requisition ID: 10010189-WD

Other Locations: CALIFORNIA-Glendale