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Commercial Business & Planning Analyst III - 3DHBI in Williamsville, NY at M&T Bank

Date Posted: 3/2/2018

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Job Title: Commercial Business & Planning Analyst III
Responsible for providing complex, non-routine analytical, technical and operational support at the business or department level. May act as project leader on less complex but highly visible projects.
Position Responsibilities:
The position is responsible for support in a variety of functions to include but not limited to the following:
• Develop and produce complex 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 and P&L reporting. Report variances to management.
• Research and gather business and financial information regarding business results. Perform basic ad-hoc 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; assist in developing project plans.
• Act as project leader in the execution of various less complex and non-critical projects for the promotion and maintenance of the business.
• May be involved, to some extent, in some or all of the following: (i) setting policy or developing and overseeing the implementation of procedures or controls related to compliance requirements within the overall business processes; (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) performing or overseeing embedded compliance self-testing, or (v) managing examinations or audits involving regulatory matters and any resultant corrective actions.
• 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.
Minimum Qualifications Required:
• Bachelor’s degree plus 2 years’ experience in field or in lieu of a degree, a combined minimum of 6 years higher education and/or work experience including a minimum of 2 years’ experience in the field
• Skilled proficiency in the use of spreadsheet, database, graphing, presentation, and department specific software, with a working knowledge of financial models.
• Excellent knowledge of Windows and PC software programs.
• Excellent oral and written communication skills.
• Strong analytical ability and creative problem solving skills.
• Ability to interact effectively with all levels of personnel.
• Ability to work independently and function as a member of a project team.
• Ability to function as a project leader.
• Detail oriented.
Ideal Qualifications Preferred:
• Two to three years’ banking industry experience.
• Two years’ prior departmental experience.
• We encourage candidates with relevant military experience to apply.
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.