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Onboarding & KYC Professional I

Company: MUFG
Location: Tempe
Posted on: June 12, 2021

Job Description:

Onboarding & KYC Professional I

  • Requisition # 10041895-WD
  • Job Type Day
  • Location Tempe, ARIZONA
  • Date Posted 04/21/2021

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 (as ranked by S&P Global, April 2020).In the Americas, we're 13,000 colleagues, striving to make a difference for every client, organization, and community we serve. We stand for our values, developing positive relationships built on integrity and respect. It's part of our culture to put people first, listen to new and diverse ideas and collaborate toward greater innovation, speed and agility. We're a team that accepts responsibility for the future by asking the tough questions and owning the solutions. Join MUFG and be empowered to make your voice heard and your actions count.

Job Summary:

The Onboarding & KYC Professional I is responsible for completing Client Identification and Customer Due Diligence files for new and existing customers in support of Front Office business lines. Day to day responsibilities include performing KYC research and related OFAC checks, compliance exemption requests, and other inter-departmental requests. Will follow established guidelines to identify and resolve problems and will use some independence of thought but is expected to refer more complex problems to supervisors or other experts. Must meet Service Level Agreements (SLA) with various Business Units and utilize departmental tracking systems.

Onboarding & KYC Professional I is part of the First Line of Defense Control Office and works closely with Relationship Managers (RM's) and Portfolio Managers (PM's), with Tax Operations, Regulatory Reporting teams, with Compliance Division Officers, and with other operation teams.

Primary Responsibilities:

Daily Production Workflow (Subject Matter Expertise on Onboarding & KYC)

  • Coordinates with internal partners such as Front, Middle and Back Office staff to obtain required information and applicable documentation related to client on-boarding and KYC production
  • Initiates and completes high quality KYC files inclusive of data input, research and analysis
  • Identify data anomalies and assist on root cause analysis to minimize errors
  • Maintain detailed tracking of KYC file status and other customer record activities to ensure completion within required timeframes
  • Independently manage multiple simultaneous requests inclusive of customer data maintenance in a high-pressure work environment
  • Promptly address queries and assist with problem-solving of matters received from applicable Bank personnel
  • Remediate erroneous customer data
  • Identify, detect, or report suspicious activities in banking and finance services


  • Minimum of 1-year prior experience in the field of Anti-Money Laundering in financial services industry with understanding of banking product and services
  • Solid knowledge of KYC/AML and data governance policy and understanding of business activities, compliance/risk issues
  • Solid understanding of business activities, compliance / risk issues
  • Knowledge of business lines served, including correspondent banking and foreign financial institutions
  • Knowledge of and ability to identify, detect or report suspicious activities in banking and finance services.
  • Worked in a data entry operations
  • Knowledge of and ability to utilize tools, techniques and processes for gathering data utilizing 3rd party tools such as Dun Bradstreet, LexisNexis, government registries, etc.
  • Knowledge of various types of customers and ability to analyze customer activities, profiles and source information.
  • Excellent attention to detail, organized approach and strong problem solving/facilitation abilities
  • Mature approach with excellent influential communication (verbal/written) skills
  • Strong time management, work organization and multi-tasking skills with a drive for efficiency, accuracy and risk management controls while maintaining 100% dedication, excellent attitude and flexibility
  • Proficiency in MS Office - Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc

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, Tempe , Onboarding & KYC Professional I, Other , Tempe, Arizona

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