Sanctions Advisory Assistant Manager

The Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi UFJ, Ltd.

The Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi UFJ, Ltd. (BTMU), a member of Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group Inc (MUFG), is Japan’s premier bank, with a global network spanning more than 40 countries. Outside of Japan, BTMU offers an extensive scope of commercial and investment banking products and services to businesses, governments and individuals worldwide.

In the Asia and Oceania region, BTMU has presence in 13 key markets with 32 offices and closed to 4,500 employees serving largely corporate and institutional clients. Singapore has served as the regional headquarters for South Asia, South-east Asia and the Oceania region since July 2013. While the regional headquarters for the East Asia region remains in Japan.

BTMU’s parent MUFG is one of the world’s leading financial groups with total assets of JPY 258.1 trillion by the end of March 2014. MUFG’s services include commercial banking, trust banking, securities, credit cards, consumer finance, asset management, and leasing.

The Group’s operating companies include BTMU, Mitsubishi UFJ Trust and Banking Corporation (Japan’s leading trust bank), and Mitsubishi UFJ Securities Holdings Co., Ltd., one of Japan’s largest securities firms. MUFG’s shares are traded on the Tokyo, Nagoya, and New York (NYSE: MTU) stock exchanges respectively.

Job responsibilities: •Advise stakeholders in the Asia Pacific region on sanctions-related issues. •Provide decision on escalated sanctions-related cases at regional level. •Maintain the Regional Sanctions Policies and Procedures and ensuring that these are up-to-date.

Job responsibilities:

  • Advise stakeholders in the Asia Pacific region on sanctions-related issues.
  • Provide decision on escalated sanctions-related cases at regional level.
  • Maintain the Regional Sanctions Policies and Procedures and ensuring that these are up-to-date.
  • Assist in sanctions-related matters for Singapore Branch including audits, inspections, risk assessment and implementation of policies and procedures.
  • Conduct sanctions-related training to stakeholders in the Asia Pacific region.
  • Representing the Asia Pacific region in the bank’s global initiatives on sanctions-related matters.


Job requirements:

  • Degree from a recognised university.
  • Professional qualification such as ICA or ACAMS is an advantage.
  • Minimum 3-5 years of experience in Financial Crime Compliance and/or Sanctions Compliance.
  • Strong knowledge in UN, US, and EU sanctions regulations. Knowledge of the sanctions regulations of countries in the Asia Pacific region is an advantage.