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

Date Posted: 2/8/2018

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Basic Function:
Responsible for the reconciliation of various investor custodial accounts and general ledger accounts, as well as other accounting related functions.  Perform research and data analysis. 
  • Responsible for the reconciliation of various Investor custodial accounts using the Black Knight (Fidelity/MSP) bank reconciliation workstation or Sunrise Recon application, meeting required bank, investor & regulatory guidelines.
  • Perform various general ledger reconciliations including research and resolution of variances.
  • Perform the investor test of expected cash reconciliation including loan level balancing for some recon types.  Work with the Investor Reporting staff to resolve differences.
  • Assist with compiling monthly data files for upload to Sunrise Recon, including performing data validation and quality control checks.
  • Perform root cause analysis when researching variances within reconciliations.
  • Perform various daily/monthly schedules and other accounting-related tasks as required.
  • Assist in the compilation of required documentation for internal and external audit requests.
  • Perform problem resolution around more complex issues and assist in solution.
  • Perform delegated  tasks & project work as assigned by management
  • Communicate with internal cross-functional areas and business partners to resolve complex inquiries/issues and make recommendations for procedural changes if necessary.
  • Assist in developing processes associated with new business initiatives under Manager’s direction
  • Adhere to established policies and procedures related to Corporate Risk.
Work independently under general supervision as well as a member of a project team.  This position has interaction with internal and external bank partners.
Minimum Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting.  In lieu of degree, 3 to 4 years’ accounting, auditing or relevant bank experience.
  • Strong PC skills with thorough knowledge of Microsoft Office software
  • Ability to compile data through the use of data extracting tools.
  • Detail oriented.
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Demonstrated oral and written communication skills.
  • Good organizational skills.
  • Ability to work under time constraints.
Ideal Qualifications:
  • Minimum of one year experience in accounting, audit, or financial institution experience preferred
  • Bank Reconciliation experience preferred.
  • Knowledge/experience using MSP/Black Knight system and other software programs utilized by department. 
  • Previous Investor Reporting experience.
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.