Director Liquidity Risk Manager (12 month FTC)

Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group, Inc. (MUFG) is one of the world’s leading financial groups. Headquartered in Tokyo and with over 360 years of history, MUFG has a global network with around 3,000 offices in more than 50 markets. The Group has over 180,000 employees, and offers services including commercial banking, trust banking, securities, credit cards, consumer finance, asset management, and leasing.


The Liquidity Risk team is part of the broader Market and Liquidity Risk Management department and represents the firm’s second line of defence to monitor adherence to the firm’s liquidity risk appetite.

We are looking for maternity cover for a Director within our Market and Liquidity Risk Management department with particular focus on Liquidity Risk. The role involves developing and supporting the firm’s Liquidity Risk Appetite framework with the primary focus on internal (stress) liquidity metrics and a secondary focus on some regulatory liquidity metrics.
In this role, you will be responsible for Liquidity Risk across MUFG’s banking arm and securities business under a dual-hat arrangement. Under this arrangement, you will act and make decisions on behalf of both the Bank and the Securities business, subject to the same remit and level of authority, and irrespective of the entity which employs you.

  • Daily monitoring of liquidity risk profile and adherence to the firm’s Liquidity Risk Appetite
  • Responsibility for second line review of liquidity risk management reports working closely with Front Office, Treasury and other support functions.
  • Escalation of any vulnerability in currency and maturity profile mismatches to management as well as careful monitoring of other controls to ensure the firm’s liquidity risk profile is adequate.
  • Explanation of significant changes in liquidity risk
  • Be proactively involved in liquidity stress testing, scenario analysis and calibration of liquidity risk drivers at a firm level as appropriate.
  • Preparation of liquidity risk submissions to governance committees, e.g. Risk Management Committee and Asset & Liability Committee
  • Challenge and review of the firm’s CFP, FTP and relevant Liquidity Risk policies
  • Keep up to date with all regulatory liquidity requirements and assist with compliance on an on-going basis. This involves pro-active engagement with other areas of the firm to share understanding of regulatory developments in the funding and liquidity space.


  • Experience in Treasury or Liquidity Risk Management


  • Sell side regulatory experience

Functional / Technical Competencies:

  • Experience of liquidity stress testing
  • Good understanding of a broad range of commercial banking & capital markets products
  • Strong Excel spreadsheet skills


  • Experience of regulatory liquidity risk metrics (LCR, NSFR etc.)

Education / Qualifications:

  • Degree or equivalent in a numerical / science based subject


  • CFA or equivalent post graduate professional qualification


  • Excellent communication skills
  • A proactive, motivated approach.
  • A structured and logical approach to work
  • A calm approach, with the ability to perform well in a pressurised environment
  • Strong numerical skills
  • Excellent Microsoft Office skills (Excel, Database)

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.