Career Search

Business and Planning Analyst IV - 3DIY7 in Buffalo, NY at M&T Bank

Date Posted: 6/7/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

JOB TITLE: Business and Planning Analyst IV

LOCATION: M&T Center, Buffalo, NY


 

THE OPPORTUNITY

Serve as a strategic partner to the Commercial Bank primarily focusing on Commercial Card and Merchant Services.  Provide the line and senior management with accurate, high quality, and timely reporting.  Assist in driving business growth through projects including but not limited to pricing, expense management, and revenue recognition.

POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES:
Develop and produce complex ad hoc and automated departmental reports and spreadsheets to include but not limited to project or product strategy analysis, profitability, historical reporting, work flow analysis, and financial analysis.
Perform budget, P&L reporting and other business reporting. Report variances to management. Make recommendations on variances and methods to increase efficiency, lower costs, etc.
Research and gather business and financial information regarding business results. Perform complex analyses to support business decisions. Provide feedback to management regarding results. Make recommendations on findings to management.
Design and implement complex and highly specialized PC based models to support business decisions, making recommendations to management based on research and financial analysis.
Develop a thorough understanding of the business and its functions, processes and operations. Keep abreast of business and market trends which may affect business department.
Participate in the planning and implementation of new projects, products, programs, and plans to achieve short and long term business objectives; develop project plans.
Act as project leader in the execution of various complex and highly visible projects for the promotion and maintenance of the business.
May have direct management responsibilities.
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 requires substantial interaction with both internal and external contacts in order to obtain pertinent information.
The position acts as liaison between department and other business units on various projects.
The incumbent works independently under very limited supervision as well as a member or a project leader of a project team.
Serves as resource for junior employees.

 


MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:
Bachelor’s degree and a minimum of 3 years’ experience in a related field or in lieu of a degree, a combined minimum of 7 years higher education and/or work experience including a minimum of 3 years related experience.
Excellent oral and written communication skills.
Strong analytical ability and creative problem solving skills.
Ability to function as a project leader.
IDEAL QUALIFICATIONS PREFERRED:
Ability to interact effectively with all levels of personnel.
Ability to work independently and function as a member of a project team.
Detail oriented.
Excellent knowledge of Windows and PC software programs.
Minimum of 3 years banking industry experience.
Minimum 3 years prior departmental experience.
Highly skilled proficiency in the use of spreadsheet, database, graphing, presentation, and department specific software, with a working knowledge of financial models.
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.

 

#LI-LP1M&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.