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Global Financial Crimes CoE UAT Execution Lead, Vice President

Company: MUFG
Location: Irving
Posted on: June 8, 2021

Job Description:

Global Financial Crimes CoE UAT Execution Lead, Vice President

  • Requisition # 10043349-WD
  • Job Type Day
  • Location Irving, TEXAS
  • Date Posted 04/29/2021

Your potential. Your opportunity.

Reporting into the Director of Global CoE Program Delivery, this new position has been created for the purpose of supporting the initiative to establish and manage Global Financial Crimes Division (GFCD) Operations Centers of Excellence (CoE) User Acceptance Testing Team for BTMU.

This role is reposnsible for leading all aspects of the Americas UAT Execution team for Financial Crimes operations. The role supports Financial Crimes Operational activities and touchpoints across all lines of defense with a focus on UAT Planning, Test Case Creation, Test Execution, Target State Process and Operating Models alignment, Planning and Change Management, global, regional, cross-functional, and external coordination and communication.

Major Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • User Acceptance Testing Planning and execution: Lead will create User Acceptance Testing Plan and then support onboarding of resources to initiate the testing. The lead will be responsible for test case creation and creation. Periodic triage meetings with all project stakeholders will be conducted by the lead.
  • Testing Coordination and Support: Coordinate the testing with technical team, user community, global operation leads, technical and business leads and make sure testing is conducted in line with the Testing Standards. Provide support to the projects based on team's availability and lead larger testing efforts.
  • Testing Automation and Modernization: Lead test automation of regression test cases for systems. Train the team on design and automation of test cases. Provide appropriate effort and timelines for test automation and take ownership to complete testing on time.
  • Test Planning and forecasting: Work with theregional teams to create UAT resource and effort forecast for upcoming year for the projects. Manage deviations during the year on the approved projects for testing.
  • Global Co-ordination and Communication: The test execution team will be located offshore. Co-ordinate with the execution team and as required provide point of escalation.
  • Reporting and Analysis: Ongoing monitoring, tracking, analysis and reporting on initiatives and testing plans. Exposure to capacity models, resource requirements, and performance metrics is important. Review and analyze internal and external business drivers (including, but not limited to industry trends, regulatory guidance, management feedback and global initiatives) to assess the impact to the program/operations and recommend adjustments as necessary.Provide feedback for process improvement, lessons learned, program enhancements, and strategic alignment with business or other programs.


  • A Bachelor's degree is required. MBA or Master's degree in business, finance, legal or related fields are preferred
  • 7+ plus years of leading User Acceptance Testing for Financial Crimes, preferably within a global organization in a role directly involved with leading estimation and change management
  • Hands on experience in creating and executing test case automation tools such as Selenium or similar
  • Operational experience in one of the following areas: Transaction Monitoring and Alert disposition, Sanctions Screening, or KYC operations
  • A comprehensive understanding of AML/BSA/OFAC controls
  • Experience in leading UAT for Actimize SAM, WLF, KYC, CDD and RCM modules
  • Experience building and leading a team with a proven record of results
  • Strong investigative and research skills
  • Experience managing production and quality results
  • Experience managing production and quality results
  • Understanding of UAT Standards for AML, KYC and Sanctions
  • Experience in mapping Business processes with System requirement and conduct alignment.
  • Collaborative with strong interpersonal communication and presentation skills
  • Experience with taking ownership and accountability of deliverables in a cross-functional environment
  • Track record of delivery excellence in complex and demanding situations
  • Analytical skills and MS Office proficiency
  • Fundamental knowledge of data lifecycle as it applies end to end financial crime processes (collection, storage, usage, transfer, retention and disposal)
  • Able to accurately interpret data and systems flows (upstream vs downstream systems, connection/integration of compliance systems with core banking systems)
  • Process-oriented coupled with an ability to develop appropriate program-enhancing strategies
  • Experience of implementing Financial Crime platform based on Actimize AML or SAS AML modules a plus
  • CAMS Preferred.

Additional skills

  • Analytical with strong problem-solving skills
  • Highly collaborative and strong communication skills
  • The ability to interact effectively at all levels of the organization, including Bank staff and management.
  • Thorough understanding of an effective financial crimes risk management framework
  • Self-motivated with an ability to work autonomously and initiate and prioritize own work.
  • Ability to prioritize work between multiple projects, meet deadlines, achieve goals, and work under pressure in a dynamic and complex environment
  • Ability to balance the best interests of the Bank, its customers and employees
  • Ability to work with diverse functional and regional teams
  • Solid judgment, strong negotiating skills, and a practical approach to implementation
  • Strong ability to facilitate complex discussions with MUFG management and stakeholders

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.

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.

Keywords: MUFG, Irving , Global Financial Crimes CoE UAT Execution Lead, Vice President, Other , Irving, Texas

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