MUFG Union Bank Accounting Operations - Analyst in Tempe, Arizona

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:

Accounting Operations provides assurance, control, and maintenance over the general ledger. The general ledger serves as the backbone of financial and managerial reporting. Accounting Operations partners with various business units to ensure the on-going validation and proper setup of accounts. It provides analytical support and governance over the reconciliation process between the sub-ledger and general ledger. Accounting Operations functions as a key partner during new system implementations and new product releases.

Major Responsibilities:

  • Support various financial reports across multiple legal entities

  • Oversee the reconciliation process between the sub-ledger and general ledger

  • Follow-up on open inquiries, GL research, and aging of various accounting items

  • Perform variance analysis over significant changes in account balances and provide commentary on daily, weekly, monthly, and quarterly basis to support Financial Controllers

  • Perform maintenance on the Chart of Accounts inclusive of account setup, ownership certification, and periodic reviews

  • Proactively contribute to developing, implementing, and managing projects throughout the project life cycle including requirements definition, design, development, user acceptance testing, and deployment phases

  • Provide post-production support for Certification (AssureNet).

  • Create and maintain detailed operational procedures and system workflows.

  • Support Regulatory examinations and data requests.

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  • Strong grades in an Accounting major

  • Leadership experience in working on a team: projects, sports, etc.

  • Relevant internship or work experience in an office setting

  • Strong focus on customer service and maintaining high standards of integrity

  • Proactive attitude and strong work ethic

  • Self-starter who is curious, independently pursues knowledge, and is willing and able to learn quickly

  • Open to taking on new responsibilities

  • Capable of managing and prioritizing multiple requests

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

  • Solid listening and note taking abilities

  • Working knowledge of bank operations, products, services, and regulations

  • Interest in pursuing a long term career in Financial Services

Requirements:

  • Recent college graduate, Fall 2018

  • Bachelors Degree, GPA 3.6

  • Major in Accounting required

  • Additional major/minor in Management Information System (or related Data Management/Computer Science) a plus.

  • Excellent verbal, written, and matrix management skills.

  • Must have strong reasoning, interpersonal, analytical and organizational skills.

  • Experience with Access, Excel, Word, PowerPoint, and SQL queries

  • Team player

  • Proactive attitude and strong work ethic

/ The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of the 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. /

Job: *Finance

Title: Accounting Operations - Analyst

Location: ARIZONA-Tempe

Requisition ID: 10023992-WD