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Americas BSA/AML Analytics Specialist, Assistant Vice President - Hybrid

Company: MUFG
Location: Irving
Posted on: June 21, 2022

Job Description:

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 into the one of the team managers under Regional Head of Financial Crimes Transaction Monitoring(DTO function), this new position has been created for the purpose of establishing AML Transaction Monitoring capabilities for MUFG.One of several key positions in the new Global Financial Crimes Division Operations function, this position will be responsible for (i) helping to identify detection scenarios, (2) provide analytics support for developing, tuning, optimizing and modifying segmentation to improve transaction monitoring and screening systems, and (3) helping to coordinate the implementation of scenarios, which detect financial crime. The incumbent is responsible for supporting leadership to ensure a globally consistent effort that enables continuing improvement to the transaction monitoring capabilities and further mitigate potential financial crime.Major Responsibilities:Provide Subject matter expertise and lead AML Transaction monitoring and Customer Risk rating efforts.Support the development of policies and procedures for AML transaction monitoring life cycle, including reviews of scenario validation, segmentation, optimization tool, risk factor determination analysis.Support large strategic optimization and segmentation program to enhance and tune MUFG's GFCD Transaction Monitoring Program.Recommend customer segmentation and optimization for MUFG's GFCD monitoring system across multiple lines of business.Help develop of models involving tuning, calibration, segmentation and optimization.Perform model validation, memorializing model selection rationales and defined assumptions.Coordinate with other regional and Global teams to implement on the monitoring/CRR model.Work collaboratively across functional teams within GFCD to ensure effective and efficient operations with clearly defined roles and responsibilities.

Qualifications:

2 plus years' experience designing, analyzing, testing and/or validating BSA/AML models, and/or OFAC sanctions screening models.Familiarity implementing, testing or evaluating performance of financial crime and compliance systems.Sound knowledge on AML data including KYC, customer, account and transactional data.Proven track record of strong quantitative testing and statistical analysis techniques as it pertains to BSA/AML models, including name similarity matching, classification accuracy testing, unsupervised/supervised machine learning, neural networks, fuzzy logic matching, decision trees, etc.Familiarity of current compliance rules and regulations of the FRB, SEC, OCC, FATF, FinCEN, OFAC, and familiarity with USA PATRIOT Act, BSA/AML and OFAC screening regulations.Prior experience designing compliance program tuning and configuration methodologies, including what-if detection scenario analytics, excess over threshold, and sampling above/below-the-line (ATL/BTL) testing.Working knowledge of one or more of the following programming platforms: SAS, Matlab, R, Python, SQL, VBA, etc.Familiarity with vendor models like Hotscan, Actimize SAM/WLF, SearchSpace, RDC, Bridger Insight, ACE Pelican, TCH OFAC Screening (EPN), FICO Credit/Debit, Guardian Analytics, and ThreatMetrix.Strong knowledge about model risk management and associated regulatory requirementsBachelor's degree in Computer Science, statistics, economics or related field is required.Proven excellence in execution in complex and demanding situationsCollaborative with strong interpersonal communication skillsSystemic thinkerProcess oriented coupled with a strong ability to develop appropriate program enhancing strategiesDetail-oriented and organized executionGood presentation skillsAn Enterprise Risk Management perspective Additional skillsExperience interfacing with banking regulators and enforcement staffThorough understanding of an effective financial crimes risk management frameworkDemonstrated ability to manage multiple projects simultaneouslyThe ability to interact effectively at all levels of the organization, including Bank staff, management, directors and prudential regulatorsAbility to work autonomously and initiate and prioritize own workAbility to work with teams of project managersSolid judgment, strong negotiating skills, and a practical approach to implementation - including knowledge of Bank systemsAbility to balance regulatory requirements with the best interests of the Bank and its customers#LI-HybridThe 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.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.

Keywords: MUFG, Irving , Americas BSA/AML Analytics Specialist, Assistant Vice President - Hybrid, Executive , Irving, Texas

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