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Accounting Analyst I - 3DKFK in Buffalo, NY at M&T Bank

Date Posted: 8/27/2018

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    Buffalo, NY
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Job Description

M&T Insurance Agency, Inc., is the wholly owned property and casualty insurance subsidiary of M&T Bank. M&T Insurance Agency is licensed in nearly all fifty states and represents clients at the local, regional, national and international levels.
M&T Insurance Agency offers a unique combination of innovative products and services to meet the rapidly changing needs of our clients. We have relationships with some of the largest insurance companies in the world, which gives us access to a wide range of coverages.
Our business units serve a wide range of industries, including manufacturing, retail, service, construction, environmental, real estate, transportation, non-profit, healthcare, technology, telecommunications, and energy. We specialize in Commercial, Personal, Surety & Executive Protection, and Group Benefits.
M&T Insurance Agency is headquartered in Buffalo, NY, where the company was founded in 1955. The agency maintains six offices throughout the Northeastern United States and the Mid-Atlantic.
Supports all accounting-related projects, analyses and conversions for an assigned area.  Responsible for development and management of operational accounting control functions in support of M&T's accounting systems for an assigned area, including maintaining accounting entry flow process to support accurate and timely reconciliation of all general ledger accounts and internal and external reporting of financial information and regulatory reporting. 
Support for monthly closing of the general ledger for assigned area including analyzing and interpreting account fluctuations and monthly/quarterly reporting (could include manual processing).
Support monthly variance analyses, reconciliations, tests of accounting data integrity and work paper review.
Review accounting transaction documentation for completeness and accuracy; research account variances.
Work with more experienced personnel in supporting the improvement and implementation of existing processes and new processes related to the accounting for various products that enhance the efficiency and effectiveness of the department.
May support integration of acquired portfolios to M&T's general ledger
May support creation of business requirements documents and functional requirements as well as test and implement these new requirements
Understand and adhere to the Company’s risk and regulatory standards, policies and controls in accordance with the Company’s Risk Appetite.  Identify risk-related issues needing escalation to management.
Promote an environment that supports diversity and reflects the M&T Bank brand.
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 & Scope
The position works independently under general supervision.  This position has interaction with internal Bank business partners as well as internal and external auditors with support of more experienced personnel.
Required Qualifications:
Bachelor's degree in Accounting, or related field with significant Accounting coursework) or in lieu of a degree, a combined minimum of 4 years’ higher education and/or work experience
Proficiency in pertinent spreadsheet software
Knowledge and application of GAAP principles
Strong interpersonal skills

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.