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Financial Analyst III - Capital Data Reporting (CDR) in Buffalo, NY at M&T Bank

Date Posted: 11/29/2018

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Job Description

Provide process management, governance and oversight to ensure compliance with a Federal Reserve Requirement surrounding the calculation of the allowance as required by CECL (Current Expected Credit Losses).  Serve as a key contributor to the process for effective CECL implementation and governance, as well as monitor and oversee the periodic calculation.   Interact with personnel from various business lines and functional departments within the organization, including various business lines as well as individuals from technology.

Participate on a team that develops and sustains processes for complying with Federal Reserve, SEC and Bank regulations and requirements. Responsible for conducting the most technical, highly complex and critical accounting- based research and analysis projects to provide management with definitive financial data and advice

Assist in a broad range of activities related to capital planning and liquidity management reporting and analysis, including calculation of the allowance as required by CECL.  Develop, monitor and enhance an appropriate and controlled process workflow.

Design, implement, maintain and enhance internal controls to mitigate risk on an ongoing basis. Identify risk-related issues requiring escalation to management.

Oversee the periodic calculation of the Allowance for Loan and Lease Losses (ALLL) for CECL.

Develop and maintain strong working relationships with individuals throughout the organization, including assigned business lines and representatives from Technology

Partner with other members of Risk Management, Finance, Treasury and Technology to efficiently provide services to internal customers.  Serve as a subject matter expert and advisor with respect to capital planning and CECL.

Understand and adhere to M&T’s risk and regulatory standards, policies and controls in accordance with our approved Risk Appetite. 

Interact with specific departments of the Bank such as Corporate Tax, Accounting Policy, Corporate Reporting, Credit Model Risk, Financial Reporting Systems, SBU Support group, Corporate Services, Central Balancing, Adjustment Services and others to resolve problems and issues, streamline processes, set policies and procedures, and ensure compliance with internal controls, in particular as they relate to Sarbanes-Oxley objectives.

Adhere to applicable compliance/operational risk controls in accordance with Company or regulatory standards and policies.

Promote an environment that supports diversity and reflects the M&T Bank brand

Complete other related duties as assigned.

Promote an environment that supports diversity and reflects the M&T Bank brand. Complete other related duties as assigned.

Required Qualifications:
Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance, Economics, Audit, Tax or Business related field and a minimum of 3 years’ relevant work experience

Complex analytical and problem solving skills

Proficient PC skills with a thorough knowledge of spreadsheet, word processing and database software Strong oral and written communication skills

Ability to work under time constraints while maintaining accuracy

Preferred Qualifications:
MBA and/or CPA
Financial institution experience
Thorough knowledge of departmental software Demonstrated team player and work leadership skills
Ability to analyze financial data and identify trends, variations or other factors for further investigation Ability to quickly learn various application systems to readily understand output from those systems
Ability to clearly organize work and thoughts to efficiently complete assigned tasks, including working on several tasks or projects simultaneously

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.