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Financial Analyst III - 3DH6M in Buffalo, NY at M&T Bank

Date Posted: 2/21/2018

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Financial Analyst III Buffalo, NY  
Basic Functions: 
Conduct highly technical research, analysis and reporting projects that focus on profitability, cost management and analytics to provide senior management with definitive financial data and advice for their use in setting and realizing profit objectives.  
Expanded Position Responsibilities:
• Contribute to the creation of accurate, transparent picture of cost and revenue drivers, volume, productivity metrics, and scale impacts across business lines, products, customers and geographies
• Work on various bank-wide profitability initiatives including unit costing, value chain analysis, and others as they evolve
• Utilize analytics and reporting applications to provide reports used to drive proactive insight into the profitability and behavior of businesses, customers, and products
• Utilize productivity and capacity analysis to suggest actions for improvement
• Participate in the creation of sustainable process and implementation of a technology solution to calculate and report multidimensional profitability on a monthly basis
• Support efforts to enhance the dialogue across the enterprise on cost management, create transparency, and improve governance and execution
• Support creation and population of cost library for the enterprise
• Support development of profitability guiding principles across costs, new business pricing, and capital allocation
• Develop excel-based cost allocation models and process
• Assist with creation and execution of FTP modernization and new business comparable reporting as needed
• Design reporting and method standards with high quality dashboards, visualizations and analytics 
Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree in Finance or Accounting and a minimum of five year’s work experience or in lieu of degree a total of nine years education and relevant work experience. Strong technical aptitude and advanced financial modeling skills.
High level of common PC competencies (Excel, PowerPoint, Word, Access) and specialized reporting and data visualization application competencies utilized by M&T (e.g. Tableau, ESSBASE, and Hyperion add-in)

Ideal Qualifications Preferred:
• Knowledge of the financial services industry as well as the bank’s internal structure and functions
• Ability to grasp the issue at hand, considers alternatives, consult with other if necessary and propose/recommend solutions
• Ability to adapt to new directions or job requirements
• Ability to understand the issue or problem at hand and provide solutions whereby there is no defined method or solutions to follow
• Looks forward to assimilating knowledge, techniques, and information via others, self-led or formal training
• Ability to “picture” what the situation or issue might be and communicate it to others
• Critical thinking capability using data and other available information, ability to create and support a story/explanation using information at hand
• Ability to communicate ideas effectively and concisely to a broad and senior audience using visual tools such as charts, graphs and other visualizations
• Ability to compile information from multiple sources into concise, easy-to-understand ideas and themes
• Ability to brainstorm, plan and execute an effort from start to finish – from analysis to presentation  
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.
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M&T Bank Corporation has policies and procedures in place to promote a drug free workplace.