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Operations Manager III - Commercial Post Closing - 3DHGR in Buffalo, NY at M&T Bank

Date Posted: 6/20/2018

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Job Description

Basic Function:

Manages the Commercial Post Closing Department responsible for ensuring that commercial loans are properly documented, exceptions tracked and collateral is properly set up and tracked. Ensures compliance with Credit Policy and relevant regulations.  Provide operational, technical and functional expertise in work policies and procedures.  Oversee a staff 15 employees to ensure efficient day-to-day operations.



•  Manage a major unit of a large department which encompasses either a single major business / function or multiple functions ensuring operational efficiency and targeted results are met.

•  Responsible for the planning, leadership, problem resolution, analysis and reporting for assigned department.

•  Plan and implement new methods and procedures to make daily operations more efficient.

•  Implement recommendations for department policy changes and creates new unit policy and procedures.

•  Consults and communicates with operations staff.

•  Contribute to strategic planning and short-term initiatives.

•  Responsible for department contingency planning and regulatory compliance.

•  Responsible for providing the lead on multiple projects at the department level.

•  May represent the department on outside projects.

•  Support annual budget process and is financially accountable for department/unit.

•  Exercise usual authority of manager concerning staffing, performance appraisals, promotions, salary recommendations and terminations.

•  Oversees training and development of direct reports.

•  The position is responsible for the day to day and strategic direction of the department and  requires knowledge of business, applicable regulations and affiliated technology.

•  Plan, organize and supervise work of staff and produce results.

•  The position works with uncertainty with discretionary solutions, possesses moderate risk to organization.

•  Responsible for multiple direct reports.

•  Oversee a department of 15 employees.


Basic Qualifications:

•  Bachelor’s Degree or in lieu of degree four to five years relevant experience 

•  Minimum four years operations experience

•  Minimum four years supervisory/management experience

•  Knowledge of applicable products, systems and workflows

•  Proficient Microsoft Office skills

•  Some knowledge of process improvement methodology and business process management techniques

•  Excellent verbal and written communication skills

•  Ability to work individually as well as a member of a team

•  Self-motivated, well-organized individual

•  Ability to work under time constraints

•  Ability to handle multiple tasks in support of various assignments

•  Ability to function professionally at many different levels (clients, management, and peers)

•  Strong interpersonal skills necessary for business partner relationships within and outside organization

•  Knowledge of bank strategic vision and mission with ability to link specific department/division mission

•  Knowledge of bank-wide policies and procedures and responsible area


Ideal Qualifications:

•  Previous relevant experience in Commercial/Business Banking with an understanding of collateral and loan documentation

•  Proficient in software utilized in department


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. 


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