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Operational Accounting Associate I in Buffalo, NY at M&T Bank

Date Posted: 11/22/2018

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    Buffalo, NY
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Job Description


Performs a variety of routine accounting clerical duties following established methods and procedures.


The candidate’s primary responsibilities will be to receive and audit disbursement requests and/or employee Travel & Expense Reports via the Smart-Spend automated workflow module. Review these same requests for accuracy as it relates to general ledger account numbers, cost center numbers, sales tax, duplication, business purpose, dollar amount, payees, etc.  Assist in the performance of month-end close analysis as it relates to prior month expenses and variances to both plan and previous month expenses. Respond to inquiries from internal and external customers regarding status of payments and numerous other related functions. Receive and reply to day to day research requests from these same customers. Accomplish imaging and/or filing of documents per established filing plan and procedures.


The ideal candidate will possess an Associate degree in Business/Accounting or equivalent in work experience: one to two years accounting experience and excellent organizational skills. Accounts Payable computerized accounting experience is a plus. Highly attentive to detail and customer oriented to deal with both internal employees and external vendors. Ability to multi-task and interact with all levels of management in a professional manner.  Excellent computer skills and the ability to operate a variety of office equipment including calculator, copier and fax machine.  Strong verbal and written communication skills. 


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.