Associate, Financial Institutions Team Associate, Financial Institutions Team …

in London, United Kingdom
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 18 Oct 21
in London, United Kingdom
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 18 Oct 21
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Financial Institutions Team is the coverage team for non-Japanese Financial Institutions in EMEA.

The team has the responsibility to expand business in the Financial Institution Sector by collaborating with various stakeholders not only from the Bank but also MUFG Securities and MUTB (Trust Bank).







This position is to provide support to relationship mangers to enable effective business promotion and management of client relationship in the Financial Institutions team



The role holder will have responsibilities for both MUFG Bank and MUFG Securities EMEA plc.

The responsibilities involve, but are not limited to, the following:


  • Assisting in preparing presentation materials, pitch books, terms sheets to enable effective marketing to the clients for Bank as per existing rules and regulations
  • Maintain a close and open relationship with both team and product office at Bank, ensuring good (two-way) information flow and access to clients.
  • Optimize marketing effort by proactive collaboration with Product Teams (EIBD, MUSE, ETBO, EGMD) and other stakeholders in order to enhance cross sell opportunities in coordination with and guidance from the relationship managers;
  • Ensure call reports, KYC, credit processing/reviews, and all other administrative tasks are managed properly within the prescribed time frame. Assistance required for Bank as per relevant regulations
  • Finding and providing solutions to client’s issues and claims in coordination with the relevant product teams and RM’s for Bank
  • This position also involves management information data collection, analysis and timely reporting to the management related to financial institutions business (FI Business). 
  • From time to time, the Associate may be asked by FI Management to work on initiatives relevant to the FI business where appropriate. This maybe asked for Bank




  • Banking business experience (FX, Loans, Deposit, Trade Finance, etc.) operation and RM supporting role.
  • Securities business experience (DCM, Loans, Rates & Repos, etc)



Functional / Technical Competencies:

  • Banking business experience (FX, Loans, Deposit, Trade Finance, etc.)
  • Securities business experience (DCM, Loans, Rates & Repos, etc)
  • Sound understanding in internal banking system and procedures
  • Clear communication skills
  • Good IT knowledge and skill (Microsoft Office)
  • Sound Data analysis and presentation paper creation skills
  • Fluency in English, written and spoken

Education / Qualifications:

  • University degree, or equivalent experience in area of expertise
  • Professional qualifications welcome



  • Excellent communication skills
  • Results driven, with a strong sense of accountability
  • A proactive, motivated approach.
  • The ability to operate with urgency and prioritise work accordingly
  • Strong decision making skills, the ability to demonstrate sound judgement
  • A structured and logical approach to work
  • Strong problem solving skills
  • A creative and innovative approach to work
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • The ability to manage large workloads and tight deadlines
  • Excellent attention to detail and accuracy
  • A calm approach, with the ability to perform well in a pressurised environment
  • Strong numerical skills
  • Excellent Microsoft Office skills




The role holder will be assessed in accordance with their employing entity’s performance framework and process with relevant input obtained from the dual hatting entity as relevant.


As duties and responsibilities change, the job description will be reviewed and emended in consultation with the role holder. The role holder will carry out other duties as are within the scope, spirit and purpose of the role as requested by their line manager or Department Head.



  • The role holder will have responsibilities for both MUFG Bank and MUFG Securities EMEA plc.
  • The role holder will be required to perform their duties and responsibilities on an entity neutral basis, without favour.
  • The role holder is required to follow regulatory requirements applicable to ensure each business is appropriately supported and to maintain the legal entity integrity of each of MUFG Bank and MUS.
  • Working terms are dictated by functional mandates, the terms of the Dual-Hat Arrangement Agreement in place between MUFG Bank and MUFG Securities EMEA plc and any other relevant agreements entered into between MUFG Bank and MUFG Securities EMEA plc.
  • The role holder will have responsibility for identifying and resolving where there may be a difference or conflict in needs between MUFG Bank and MUFG Securities EMEA plc, escalating to their manager where required.


We are open to considering flexible working requests in line with organisational requirements.


MUFG is committed to embracing diversity and building an inclusive culture where all employees are valued, respected and their opinions count. We support the principles of equality, diversity and inclusion in recruitment and employment, and oppose all forms of discrimination on the grounds of age, sex, gender, sexual orientation, disability, pregnancy and maternity, race, gender reassignment, religion or belief and marriage or civil partnership.


We make our recruitment decisions in a non-discriminatory manner in accordance with our commitment to identifying the right skills for the right role and our obligations under the law.

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