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Deposit / Trust Accounting Business Systems Analyst II in Buffalo, NY at M&T Bank

Date Posted: 11/15/2018

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Deposit / Trust Accounting Business Systems Analyst II
Banking Services
M&T Center
Buffalo, NY
FUNCTION:
Participate on a team that supports all accounting related projects, analysis and conversions with respect to the Banking Services Division. Responsible for maintaining those aspects of M&T systems that support the accounting functions.  Those systems include but are not limited to the deposit and trust systems.  This includes establishing and maintaining the coding to support the accounting interfaces and output reporting to support accurate and timely posting of transactions to general ledger and DDA accounts.  This role supports both internal and external reporting of financial information and regulatory reporting. Primary focus is to provide analytical, operational and/or project support to their Unit (dept) or one or more of the mentioned systems

POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES:
Provide support for the monthly closing of the general ledger, analyzing and interpreting account fluctuations and monthly/quarterly reporting.  This could include the processing of manual functions while a automated solution is being designed. 
Prepare monthly variance analysis, reconciliations, tests of accounting data integrity, and work paper review.
Review the bank's accounting transaction documentation for completeness and accuracy; research account variances.
Support the improvement and implementation of existing processes and new processes related to the accounting for the various lending products that enhance the efficiency and effectiveness of the department.
Support the integration of acquired portfolios to M&T's general ledger.  Provide support for the creation of Business requirements documents, functional requirements and the testing and implementation of those new requirements.
Adhere to applicable compliance/operational risk controls in accordance with Company or regulatory standards and policies.
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.
Promote an environment that supports diversity and reflects the M&T Bank brand.
Complete other related duties as assigned.

NATURE AND SCOPE:
The incumbent works under the supervision of managers or more senior Accounting Business Systems Analysts.
The position has contact with other internal bank departments as well as with external auditors and vendors.

MANAGERIAL/SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITY:
Not Applicable.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:
High school diploma or GED plus three years’ work experience. 
Minimum of two years' accounting, audit or financial institution experience.
Excellent PC skills with a thorough knowledge Microsoft Office to include Excel, Word and Access. 
Strong problem solving skills required to evaluate alternative solutions to issues. 
Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to set a good example for others.
Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

IDEAL QUALIFICATIONS PREFERRED:
Bachelor's degree in Accounting (or Finance with significant Accounting coursework) or the equivalent in work experience. 
Minimum of two years' banking industry experience. 
Knowledge and application of GAAP principles.
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.