Skip to main content
Why MUFG Our Brands Student Programs Locations Search Careers
Why MUFG Our Story Benefits | Total Rewards Development Inclusion & Diversity Responsibility Search Careers
Our Brands MUFG Union Bank Search Careers
Student Programs Student Programs Overview Corporate, Investment Banking & Markets General Business Operations & Technology Financial Management Risk Management Internal Audit Search Careers
Locations United States Latin America Canada Search Careers
Watch our story to experience MUFG.

2020 Accounting Summer Internship

Watch our story to experience MUFG
  • Requisition #: 35051
  • Job Type: Full Time
  • Location: Phoenix, AZ
  • Brand: MUFG

Your potential. Your opportunity.

Do you want your voice heard and your actions to count?

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). In the Americas, we’re 13,000 colleagues, striving to make a difference for every client, organization, and community we serve. We stand for our values, developing positive relationships built on integrity and respect. It’s part of our culture to put people first, listen to new and diverse ideas and collaborate toward greater innovation, speed and agility. We’re a team that accepts responsibility for the future by asking the tough questions and owning the solutions. Join MUFG and be empowered to make your voice heard and your actions count.

Summer Program Overview

During your ten weeks in the Controller Summer Analyst Program, you will be responsible to complete a project. You will be placed in a specific group that allows you to concentrate and quickly develop the skills and knowledge required to become an integral part of the team. Additionally, you will have opportunities to participate in team meetings, attend training sessions, and network across the company.


In addition to in-depth training for your particular project, you will also have opportunities to attend learning sessions led by experts within in the bank. As an employee at MUFG, you will also have access to our online training platform which offers hundreds of courses ranging from Excel to Leadership Development.

Career Progression

Tailored to rising professionals, MUFG seeks to build dynamic and diverse teams. Top-performing summer analysts may qualify to receive a full-time Analyst job offer to join the Controllers team after graduation. Our Controller Summer Analyst Program is also a proven route into the Controller Rotational Development Program, which provides three years of additional experience while enabling you to pursue your CPA license.

Supervision & Mentorship

Each student is assigned a mentor in addition to their actual manager. The mentor will provide goals and professional development guidance and conduct performance reviews as a commitment to our summer analysts. In our open and inclusive environment, senior colleagues will know the summer analysts and will see the work being done. At the end of the program, you will obtain a better understanding of how your role can play a part in the success of the bank.

Team and Position Description:

The Controllers Department at MUFG supports many core components of the bank. Summer Analyst projects may be related to:

  • Regulatory Reporting
  • Allowance for Credit Losses
  • Consumer Banking
  • Commercial Lending
  • Leasing
  • Mergers & Acquisition (M&A) Accounting
  • Transaction Banking & Deposits
  • Treasury and Global Capital Markets (GCM)
Our culture gives me reason to believe in our vision. Day in and day out, we all come together as one MUFG. - Erjin S. - Managing Director, Transaction Banking Diversity at work.  100% score on human rights campaign. Corporate Equality Index 2014-2018 Our achievements. Best Corporate Bank in the World. Global Finance - 2018

Additional Requirements

In order to qualify for this role, we expect that you will be able to demonstrate the following required knowledge, skills and abilities during the application process.

  • Education: Accounting (preferred), Finance, and Economics (BA, BS, and/or Masters)
  • Rising seniors with an expected graduation date between Winter 2020 and Spring 2021
  • Strong academic standing, minimum 3.0 GPA
  • No prior accounting internship required
  • Self-starter with the ability to synthesize ambiguous information and develop creative solutions, both within a team and independently.
  • Excellent social, verbal, and written communication skills so you can effectively articulate your thoughts when working alongside multiple business partners.
  • Proficiency with Excel, Access, Word, and PowerPoint



You can distinguish yourself by highlighting the following preferred knowledge, skills and abilities during the application process

  • Working towards CPA, CFA, CMA, or MBA
  • Leadership experience working on a team: projects, extra-curricular activities
  • Prior accounting-related and regulatory accounting/reporting experience, which could include:
  1. General ledger experience
  2. Month-end / quarter-end close
  3. Journal entry preparation
  4. Financial and regulatory reporting
  5. Internal control frameworks
  6. Prior analytics experience

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.


Please note that you are leaving the MUFG Careers site.

We appreciate your interest in a career with MUFG. It's people like you who bring commitment and inspiration to our workplace, and make us who we are as a company. We invite you to continue exploring the possibilities of employment with us in the future.

By clicking on the link below, you will leave the MUFG website and enter a privately owned website created, operated, and maintained by another unaffiliated business. By linking to the website of this private business, MUFG is not endorsing its products, services, or privacy or security policies. If you accept third-party goods or services advertised at our website, the third party may be able to identify that you have a relationship with us (for example, if the offer was made only through our site). The information that this private business collects and maintains as a result of your visit to its Web site, and the manner in which it does so, may differ from the information that MUFG collects and maintains. (Refer to the Privacy & Security section for privacy protections MUFG provides to its Web site visitors). If you provide the business with information, its use of that information will be subject to that business's privacy policy.

We recommend you review their information collection policy, or terms and conditions to fully understand what that business collects. We are not responsible for the information collection practices of the other Web sites that you visit and urge you to review their privacy policies before you provide them with any personally identifiable information. If you wish to continue to the destination link, press Continue.