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Accountant/Financial Analyst II - 3DIUO in Buffalo, NY at M&T Bank

Date Posted: 6/11/2018

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Job Description


Participate on a team that supports all accounting related projects and analysis with respect to the Banking Services Division.


Candidate will be responsible for supporting the monthly reporting of loan characteristics to the Finance division for specialized reporting. This would include providing financial reporting to the Corporate Reporting department for the Call reports and earnings statement.

In addition the candidate will be actively involved in providing support to their direct team, from an accounting standpoint, for conversions and upgrades for one of the lending systems including interfaces and automated balancing functions.

Systems include AFS, LPS, SHAW, CLCS, WMS and IDS.

Products supported include Consumer Lending, Commercial and Business Banking Lending including Leasing, Auto Floor Plan and Residential Mortgage Lending.

Provide support for the monthly closing of the general ledger, analyzing and interpreting account fluctuations and monthly/quarterly reporting.

Improve existing processes and implement new processes related to the accounting for the various lending products that enhance the efficiency and effectiveness of the department.

Develop monthly variance analysis, reconciliations, tests of accounting data integrity, and work paper review.

Review the bank's accounting transaction documentation for completeness and accuracy and research account variances.

Identify and work to resolve accounting issues or variances.

Perform other related duties and projects as requested.

The incumbent works under limited supervision and the position requires interaction with all levels of personnel throughout the organization including senior management, internal and external auditors and regulatory agencies.

Promote an environment that supports diversity and reflects the M&T Bank brand.



The position works under low to moderate supervision.

The position has significant contact with other internal bank departments as well as with external auditors and attorneys.




Bachelor’s degree and minimum 2 years accounting, audit, or financial institution experience 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, audit, or financial institution.

PC skills with thorough knowledge of Excel and other software programs utilized by department.


Strong analytical ability and creative problem solving skills.

Detail oriented.

Demonstrated oral and written communication skills.

Good organizational skills.

Flexibility to support multiple business lines.

Knowledge of GAAP.

Good customer service and teamwork skills.

Ability to work under time constraints.


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.