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Business Risk Analyst I – Commercial Risk Testing Analyst - 3DL8P in Buffalo, NY at M&T Bank

Date Posted: 10/3/2018

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Job Description

Position: Business Risk Analyst I - Commercial Specialty Lines

Location: M&T Center, Buffalo NY


Basic Function

  • Support the first line of defense risk management function by assisting with the identification and assessment of risks, risk monitoring and testing, and issues management.
  • Manage test work and escalation of results for operational risk and credit policy.
  • Communicates issues uncovered by monitoring and testing to Commercial Risk Team and senior management.

Top Responsibilities

  • Assist with the identification and assessment of risks through the completion of process maps and the identification of internal controls for key business processes.
  • Perform control testing in accordance with M&T's First Line of Defense Guidance on Management of Risks & Internal Controls and professional standards.
  • Assist with the monitoring of identified risks through the completion of risk-based testing and ensure compliance with business unit policies and procedures for key processes.
  • Understand, execute and document test plans according to formalized timelines.
  • Provide control test results, review for integrity, and report findings.
  • Proactively identify the root-cause of issues to provide recommendations for improvement where weaknesses are identified.
  • Work with Management to obtain responses that address the identified issues and follow up to ensure control improvements are implemented.
  • Assist with the completion of Risk Control Self Assessments (RCSAs) and other risk management reporting.
  • Research and understand regulatory requirements, applicable policies, controls and processes for respective business line.
  • Build partnerships with business stakeholders and other testing team members.
  • Communicate extensively with business unit personnel.
  • Manage multiple tasks concurrently in an efficient and effective manner with minimal oversight.
  • Perform other related assignments as requested by management.
  • Promote an environment that supports diversity and reflects the M&T Bank brand.
  • We encourage candidates with relevant military experience to apply.

Education & Experience
Bachelor’s degree


Ideal Qualifications

  • A minimum of two years banking industry experience or relevant work experience.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Strong analytical ability and creative problem solving skills.
  • Strong data interpretation skills.
  • Familiarity and understanding of Commercial Lending and Credit Policy.
  • Detail oriented.
  • Ability to work independently and function as a member of a project team.
  • Ability to interact effectively with all levels of personnel.
  • Highly skilled proficiency in the use of spreadsheet, database, graphing, presentation and department specific software.




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.

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