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Affirmative Action Analyst - 3DGN0 in Buffalo, NY at M&T Bank

Date Posted: 1/30/2018

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    Buffalo, NY
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Job Description

Affirmative Action Analyst One M&T Plaza - Buffalo, NY  
Position Overview: Responsible for providing compliance oriented analytical, technical and operational support related to the Bank’s affirmative action programs (AAPs) including data analysis, reporting, monitoring, and communication of results. Under direction of the Affirmative Action Program Manager, the incumbent will assist in the coordination of projects with specific HR departments to implement the corporate affirmative action plans.
Key Responsibilities: Develop and produce detailed departmental reports to include but not limited to project or product strategy analysis, reporting, monitoring and communication of results.
Work with management, other HR personnel and General Counsel to develop and implement appropriate projects & initiatives supporting affirmative action goals. Monitor progress and report on monitoring activity. Research and gather relevant information regarding business results.
Perform basic ad-hoc analyses to support research for compliance and business needs related to compliance of affirmative action regulations. Provide feedback to management regarding results. Make recommendations on findings to management.
Coordinates AAP required outreach activities to organizations serving women, minorities, veterans and individuals with disabilities, reporting on progress and recommending changes in conjunction with members of the Recruitment staff as needed.
Develop maintain partnerships with Talent Acquisition, HR Analytics, HR Risk/Centralized Compliance, Internal Communications and other units and promote open communication.
May be involved, to some extent, in some or all of the following: (i) developing or modifying policy or developing and overseeing the implementation of procedures or controls related to changing compliance requirements; (ii) directly or indirectly monitoring functions that, on a day-to-day basis, ensure that the procedures and controls are functioning as designed (e.g., reviewing and resolving exception reports or ensuring that exception reporting is occurring and/or providing reporting and trending of data for management), (iii) developing training of business line personnel regarding procedures and controls designed to ensure compliance with laws and/or regulations, (iv) aligning or developing compliance testing/training, or (v) assisting with the management of examinations/audits involving affirmative action and any resultant corrective actions.
Provides support for important departmental functions such as exit survey, legal matter research, routine employee complaints, and other duties when needed.
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 and Scope The position resides in the Employee Relations department within the Human Resources Division and is viewed as a credible resource for EEO/ AA questions as they arise.
Minimum Required Qualifications: Bachelor’s Degree in related field (Human Resources, Business Administration, Legal or Communications) plus one year of applicable work experience or in lieu of a degree, the equivalent combination of education and experience.
Proficient in using Microsoft Office products for data analysis and manipulation - intermediate to advanced Excel and/or Access skills.
Excellent verbal and written communications skills including experience with delivering presentations.
Prior experience in analyzing and interpreting data to draw conclusions or make recommendations.
Strong organizational skills and time management.
Strong analytical ability and creative problem solving skills.
Ability to work independently and function as a member of a project team.
Prior experience in a role requiring a high attention to detail.
Ability to work under critical time constraints and with deadlines.
Ideal Qualifications Preferred: Prior experience in a dedicated Employee Relations, HR Generalist, or Executive Order 11246 Compliance role, including previous OFCCP audit experience.
Basic knowledge of statistical analysis and concepts.
Working knowledge of employment laws and demonstrated current experience in application of HR principles and practices.
Ability to function as a project leader.
Proficient in Microsoft PowerPoint and/or SharePoint.
Vendor management experience.
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.   Apply today at!  
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.