Risk Manager

Remote / Raleigh, North Carolina, United States Full Time management
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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 remote position. A member of our recruitment team will discuss location preferences with you in more detail.

Job Description

• Examine trends, develop insights, and collaborate on solutions to sustain and strengthen the control environment
• Review current capacity, capability, and target operating model
• Implement industry standard controls and associated procedures for across risk verticals such as, but not limited to fraud, financial crimes, operational risk, business continuity, third party, and change
• Drive various control-related projects and initiatives focused on process enhancements, control assessment, and deep dives with various functional and business partners
• Lead a team of control officers to drive work, project manage, and pragmatically solve problems
• Drive production of reporting and messaging of emerging risk topics to management team and other firm-wide forums
• Oversee the execution of front line controls self-assurance and risk assessment activities (ad hoc controls review, third-party risk management (TPRM), risk and control self-assessment (RCSA)) and support independent risk and audit activities as needed
• Consult on controls design and efficiency to operations partners in support of their commitments to align with all applicable laws, regulations, and internal MUFG policies and procedures
• Drive risk culture, specifically influence self-identification and disclosure of control self-assurance gaps
• Ensure gaps are addressed via remediation plans that adhere to issues management mandates; timely issue and corrective action submission, accurate root cause identification, corrective action monitoring, on time closure, no failed validations, and no repeat issue
• Ensure operational practices follow relevant risk standards and policies to maintain an effective control environment
• Provide control-related subject matter expertise for relevant projects driven inside and outside of the OTA organization
• Facilitate interaction and strong connectivity related to emerging topics, ongoing communication, and meetings with an objective of keeping the team well connected
• Maintain strong engagement across multiple stakeholders, collaborate with key senior business partners and stay abreast on risk, control agendas
• Work across functional organizations to identify synergies
• Participate on various governance committees to assess and respond to emerging risks and participate in ad hoc working groups to resolve new areas of risk
• Ensure that the resources dedicated to risk management within their area of responsibility are qualified to effectively carry out the required functions
• Establish, enhance, and actively monitor key risk metrics
• Develop root cause and remediation plans to resolve negative trends or failures
• Manage and oversee activities performed by the Business Unit Risk Managers (BURM) and control officers to provide a holistic view to senior leadership and ensure the team effectively executes required functions
• Foster a strong risk culture and risk mind-set


• Undergraduate degree required
• Advanced degree (MBA) preferred
• Bachelor‘s degree in technology, engineering, risk management, computer science, information systems or equivalent experience in working in the field
• Relevant professional certification a plus
• 10+ years of experience designing, implementing and assessing bank operations processes, including consumer, wholesale, payment operations, trade services, capital markets, etc.
• Excellent skills in risk assessment analysis and a solid understanding of business and financial markets
• Strong knowledge of the inherent risk in the business line
• Ability to analyze risk trends, identifying signs of changing risk levels
• Understanding of their respective business areas
• Experience building or enhancing risk and control frameworks
• Experience interacting with regulators on examinations and issues remediation
• Experience interacting with second line of defense (SLoD) and third line of defense (TLoD) teams on issues life cycle, examinations, and emerging trend identification
• Experience presenting balanced risk perspectives and interacting with senior risk and control governance committees
• Experience with managing resources (people, tools and/or budget) effectively to execute required functions
• Knowledge of the transaction cycle of several financial service products
• Six Sigma or other process improvement framework experience preferred
• Strong leadership, people management, and influencing skills
• Ability to constructively work both independently and in collaborative environments involving all levels of management and employees
• Ability to successfully delivery results in a highly matrixed environment
• Strong written and verbal communication skills to articulate findings clearly and effectively
• Ability to manage multiple priorities concurrently, prioritize, and efficiently complete responsibilities while maintaining the highest quality
• Strong work ethic, ability to make decisions and work under tight deadlines; achievement-oriented and takes initiative

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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