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Accountant /Financial Analyst I - 3DI05 in Buffalo, NY at M&T Bank

Date Posted: 4/13/2018

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FUNCTION: As a member of the Balancing Services Hogan Accounting team, the employee will be responsible for preparing complex reconciliations and reconciliation review to ensure that work is completed accurately and timely.  Prepare the documentation and analysis of financial analysis projects as needed.  Identifies, initiates, and completes various projects to increase departmental efficiency.  Has the ability to identify and explain large month-to-month fluctuations. 
  • Evaluate and resolve major, complex variances that are identified in the reconciliation process.
  • Recommend and implement workflow improvements to automate and streamline the accounting process. 
  • Responsible for coordinating, updating, and flowcharting the departmental policy and procedures manuals.
  • Perform various accounting functions to include monthly closes, various analysis of reconciliations, tests of accounting and data integrity, general ledger entries, and ensure adherence to generally accepted accounting principals and/or investor guidelines.
  • Performs other related duties as requested by management.
  • Maintain M&T internal control standards, including timely implementation of internal and external audit points together with any issues raised by external regulators as applicable.
  • Complete other related duties as assigned.
NATURE AND SCOPE: The incumbent works under general supervision.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED: Bachelor’s degree in accounting or in lieu of a degree, a combined minimum of 6 years higher education and/or work experience including a minimum of 2 years accounting, auditing or bank experience.
Minimum 2 years accounting, auditing, or bank experience.
Working knowledge of Microsoft Office.
IDEAL QUALIFICATIONS PREFERRED: Strong verbal and written communication skills.
Detail oriented.
Analytical ability.
ABOUT M&T At M&T, we strive to be the best place our employees ever work, the best bank our customers ever do business with and the best investment our shareholders ever make. So when looking to advance your career, look to M&T. As a top 20 US bank holding company and one of the best performing regional banks in the country, we offer a wide range of performance based career development opportunities for talented professionals. And through our longstanding tradition of careful, conservative and consistent management and a strong commitment to the communities we serve, we continue to grow with a focus on the future.
M&T Bank Corporation is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.
M&T Bank Corporation does not sponsor individuals for the purpose of obtaining H-1 Visas.
M&T Bank Corporation has policies and procedures in place to promote a drug free workplace.