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

Date Posted: 7/17/2018

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Job Description

Basic Function
Conduct highly technical research and analysis projects to provide senior management with definitive financial data and advice for their use in setting and realizing profit objectives.
Position Responsibilities
Perform detailed, interpretative financial analysis utilizing complex modeling scenarios/activities. Build and maintain forecasting models; work in collaboration with business groups to provide insightful analysis.
Conduct independent research and complex analytical projects involving modeling/forecasting to provide senior management with definitive financial trend data and advice for their use in setting and realizing profit objectives.
Perform ad hoc reporting such as acquisition analyses, cash flow projections, etc. to support management decisions.
Assemble, compile, analyze information, and resolve errors/inconsistencies in data from financial reporting systems.
Formulate new analytical reports to improve information resources available to senior management.
Determine best methodology to apply technology using the overall objective of more efficient and effective analyses.
Initiate improvements to reporting and forecasting capabilities in order to generate meaningful financial data to better serve senior management team and facilitate decision-making.
Provide leadership to senior management on the establishment of profitability tools and metrics for business units.
Develop strong partnerships with business managers to gain an understanding of underlying business drivers and issues that may affect financial performance.
Make recommendations within context of job responsibilities; offer guidance on matters of significance.
Design and lead projects significant in scope and visibility.
Assist in training junior financial analysts. May exercise supervisory/work guidance over direct or indirect reports.
Perform other assignments as requested by management.
Nature and Scope
The incumbent works under very limited supervision and exercises significant latitude over work assignments.
The position requires regular contact with both internal and external personnel to include outside agencies/firms.
Supervisory Responsibility
May have 1 to 3 direct or indirect reports
Minimum Qualifications
Bachelor’s degree in Finance or Accounting and 5 years relevant experience or in lieu of a degree a combined minimum of 9 years higher education and/or working experience including 5 years relevant experience
Ideal Qualifications
MBA or advanced degree preferred
Strong technical aptitude and advanced financial modeling skills.
High level of PC competencies (Excel, PowerPoint, Word, Access) and mainframe applications as necessary
In-depth knowledge of job responsibilities and departmental procedures and policies
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
Understand the Division’s function and its impact on the corporation.
Knowledgeable of the financial services industry as well as the bank’s internal structure and functions


We encourage candidates with relevant military experience to apply.

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.