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Default Accounting Associate IV - 3DH73 in Getzville, NY at M&T Bank

Date Posted: 2/26/2018

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Job Description

The Opportunity:  

Perform a variety of non-routine clerical accounting duties and prepares semi-routine financial reports and summaries. Assist analysts or perform analyses on a limited basis. Identifies and works to resolve accounting issues or variances. May review work and provide guidance to junior accounting associates. 

Primary Responsibilities:
Review the Bank's accounting transaction documentation for completeness and accuracy and researches account variances.
Balance worksheet total, reconciling transactions to ledger accounts.
Verify mathematical accuracy of accounting documents.
Provide report summaries.
Gather and research data to prepare semi-routine financial and accounting reports, summaries, and statements.
Perform daily, weekly, or monthly departmental reporting assignments.
Assist analysts or perform analyses on a limited basis.
Identify and work to resolve accounting issues or variances.
May review work and provide guidance to junior accounting associates.
May work on a limited basis with Corporate Compliance and Legal in regard to customer issues.
Perform other related duties and projects as requested.
Work under low to moderate supervision. Internal contacts within department or other M&T departments.
External contact with auditors and attorneys. 

Minimum Qualifications Required:  
Associate’s degree or High School diploma (or GED), plus two years (2) relevant experience in lieu of degree required.
Minimum four year’s work experience with at least three years of accounting experience.  
Good PC skills with a solid knowledge of Microsoft suite of products including, Excel, Word, and Outlook.
Knowledge of departmental software.
Complex problem solving skills with strong math skills.
Decisiveness with a strong work ethic.
Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to work in a team environment.
Supports cross training activities.
Demonstrated oral and written communication skills as well as good organizational skills.
Flexibility to support multiple business lines.
Familiar with business terms.
Excellent customer service skills. 
Ability to work under time constraints with good accuracy.
Reliable with the ability to be highly flexible.   
Ideal Qualifications Preferred:
Bachelor's Degree
Knowledge of MS Access

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. 
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.