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Financial Analyst I - Controller - 3DK9Q in Buffalo, NY at M&T Bank

Date Posted: 8/9/2018

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Prepare financial statements, reconciliations, and reports for the Corporation’s various subsidiaries. Assist in the preparation of month-end reporting, financial and regulatory reporting and analysis.



Prepare financial statements, reconciliations and reports for the Corporation’s various subsidiaries including bank regulatory reports, SEC reporting, reports to shareholders and the Board of Directors, as well as internal management reports.

Assist with problem resolution and data interpretation, performing mechanical review and variance analysis, and ensuring timely submission of reports.

Perform various accounting functions (both routine and non-routine) to include monthly closes, various analytical reconciliations, test of accounting data integrity, and general ledger entries, ensuring adherence to generally accepted accounting principles, SEC disclosure requirements, and bank regulatory requirements.

Provide customer service to all internal departments within the Bank.

Prepare routine monthly allocations, reports, and analyses for use by other departments within the Bank as well as accounting transactions such as daily and monthly intercompany settlement transactions, recording of remarketing fees, and the recording of asset sale proceeds.

Responsible for performing accounting tasks in a manner that is compliant with applicable laws and regulations and/or that serve to help the company be in compliance with laws and regulations that apply to the business line the position supports.

Complete daily & weekly preparation of reports, review daily, weekly and monthly reconciliations, and prepare monthly consolidations of Bank & non-Bank subsidiaries.

Participate in departmental task and project planning and other administrative duties.

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.



The incumbent works under general supervision.

The position is responsible for ensuring compliance with Federal Reserve reporting (for specific reports & groups).

This position is responsible for maintaining internal controls, related to a wide variety of reconciliations and processes.

Incumbents interact with various levels of management throughout the organization and have exposure to a broad cross-section of the Bank’s employees. 



Not Applicable.

May coordinate training of clerical staff.



Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or related field, or in lieu of a degree, a combined minimum of 4 years’ higher education and/or experience.

Strong working knowledge of word processing and spreadsheet software.

Strong knowledge with general ledgers, accounting, banking industry balance sheets, and income statements.

Analytical and problem solving skills.

Detail oriented.

Strong verbal and written communication skills.



2 years’ Accounting, Auditing, Operations, or banking experience preferred.

Strong interpersonal skills.

Self-motivated and well organized.

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.