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Project Manager - Finance Transformation

at MUFG Americas

Posted: 3/7/2019
Job Status: Full Time
Job Reference #: 10024806-WD
Keywords: financial

Job Description

Discover your opportunity with Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group (MUFG), the 5th largest financial group in the world (as ranked by S&P Global, April 2018) with total assets of over $2.9 trillion (106.2 (JPY) as of March 30, 2018) and 150,000 colleagues in more than 50 countries. In the U.S., we're 13,000 strong, working together to positively impact every customer, organization, and community we serve. We achieve this by delivering on our values, putting people first, fostering long-term relationships built on honesty and mutual understanding, and inspiring the best in each other. This is all part of our inclusive, high-performing culture supported by Total Rewards that include our cash balance pension plan. Join a team that's working to fulfill its vision to be the world's most trusted financial group.
Job Summary:
Reporting to the Financial Planning and Analysis (FP&A) Business Transformation Leader (BTL), this position will provide program and project management services for initiatives of the FP&A Functions. This role will be responsible for planning, developing, managing and implementing projects or initiatives to accomplish goals and business objectives.
Major Responsibilities:
  • Supports Head of FP&A with project management of business and regulatory initiatives (strategic and tactical):
    • Manage multiple business projects, including project plan development, coordination of project deliverables, testing and implementation
    • Manage the tracking, communication and resolution of complex business or project issues, mitigate risks
  • Assist the Business Transformation Leader in:
    • Ongoing intake and prioritization of the project portfolio, including scoping, resource planning and supporting the BTL in project / portfolio governance as needed
    • Collecting and collating information, assessing and reporting on the execution of standalone and complex, cross-functional projects including issue management, escalation, management communications, KPI tracking and reporting
    • Develop and deliver management and project-related presentations as needed
    • Liaise with other Finance groups (e.g. Controllers, Treasury, FinOps) IT, Risk, Operations, Legal, etc. for project coordination on program and reporting
    • Implement and/or administer program/project governance requirements
    • Support development of best-in-class tools and reporting for effective and transparent project governance
    • Identify process improvement and lessons learned to increase the effectiveness and efficiency of program management across Financial Management of the Americas

  • 5+ years of experience as a project manager or comparable experience
  • Knowledge of FP&A, finance, and their core systems
  • Experience with complex organizational structures
  • A BA/BS degree from a 4-year college

Additional Qualifications:

  • Banking industry experience and knowledge of banking organization, operations and technology a plus
  • MBA, CPA, PMP/CAPM and/or Six Sigma/LEAN certification a plus
  • Big 4 or top tier management consulting experience a plus
  • Must possess leadership skills and be very proactive in approach
  • Demonstrated ability to deliver business benefits
  • Ability to quickly establish rapport, credibility, trust and respect throughout the organization and be viewed as a team player
  • Ability to be an influential business support partner who can work with and garner support from cross-functional managers and staff
  • Strong presentation skills; ability to present to large groups
  • Ability to lead meetings, facilitate resolution of differing views
  • Ability to work independently and with all levels of management within and outside of Finance
  • Experienced in using MS Office ® products

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.

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