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Business and Planning Analyst IV, Commercial Risk - 3DJ6V in Buffalo, NY at M&T Bank

Date Posted: 6/28/2018

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Title: Business and Planning Analyst IV
Location: Buffalo, NY
Responsible for providing complex, highly specialized analytical, technical and operational support at the business and department level. Act as project leader on complex and highly visible projects.
Coordinate between Risk departments, Audit, and Corporate Compliance to respond and resolve Regulatory testing and findings. Participate in the planning and implementation of new projects, products, programs, and plans to achieve short and long term business objectives; develop project plans.
Develop a thorough understanding of the business and its functions, processes and operations. Produce complex ad hoc and departmental reports and spreadsheets to include but not limited to project or product strategy analysis, historical reporting, work flow analysis, and financial analysis. 
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.
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. Act as project leader in the execution of various complex and highly visible projects for the promotion and maintenance of the business.
Perform budget, P&L reporting and other departmental reporting and report variances to management. Make recommendations on variances and methods to increase efficiency, lower costs, etc.
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.
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.
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.
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.

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.