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Financial Analyst III - 3DGGO in Buffalo, NY at M&T Bank

Date Posted: 4/5/2018

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Financial Analyst III – Mergers & Acquisitions Buffalo, NY  
  Basic Functions: Conduct highly technical research and analysis regarding potential merger and acquisition opportunities for the company, including assessment of implications for corporate strategy and recommendations. Peer analysis regarding merger-related activities and capital actions.  
Responsibilities:
Assisting with the evaluation of potential acquisition opportunities, including coordination of due diligence efforts which involve extensive interaction with various groups throughout the bank.   Conducting valuation analysis regarding acquisition opportunities using discounted cash flow analysis, comparable analysis, and other financial tools   Presenting recommendations and analysis regarding M&A prospects to direct manager, head of Corporate Finance and senior management, as appropriate   Developing and maintaining merger-related forecasts, and evaluating the pro forma impact of acquisitions on actual and forecasted capital levels   Supporting senior management in communications with external constituencies regarding mergers and acquisitions, including communication with investment bankers, investors, rating agencies, and regulatory authorities   Assisting in training of less experienced analysts, as required   Analyzing and presenting responses to senior management’s ad hoc inquiries regarding various strategic alternatives facing the organization   Conducting research and analyses of industry and peer bank data; Keeping apprised of peer activities including financial results, acquisition related activities, and capital actions   Promoting an environment that supports diversity and reflects the M&T Bank brand   Maintaining M&T internal control standards, including timely implementation of internal and external audit points together with any issues raised by external regulators as applicable   Minimum Qualifications:
Bachelor’s degree in Finance or Accounting and a minimum of five years relevant work experience or in lieu of degree a minimum of nine years relevant work experience. Advanced financial modeling skills.  
  Ideal Qualifications Preferred MBA or advanced degree/certification Solid knowledge of bank accounting Prior experience related to M&A such as a corporate development or investment banking role
Strong technical aptitude and High level of PC competencies (Excel, PowerPoint, Word, Access) and mainframe applications as necessary. Ability to manage multiple projects at one time and prioritizes workflow as necessary. Excellent analytical skills. Strong verbal and written communication skills. Deadline oriented and results driven.   Knowledgeable of the financial services industry as well as the bank’s internal structure and functions.   #LI - LP1  
  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.