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Senior Accountant – Accounting Policy & Projects - 3DHDK in Buffalo, NY at M&T Bank

Date Posted: 5/2/2018

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Senior Accountant – Accounting Policy & Projects

Buffalo, NY



Basic Function:
The candidate will be involved in assignments that include, but are not limited to; estimation of critical accounting estimates and project support, the development of financial accounting policies and procedures, testing of new application systems and products with interfaces to the general ledger, participation in acquisition-related work, and various other assignments related to the establishment and monitoring of corporate internal controls.

Provide accounting and operational support throughout M&T Bank Corporation, ensuring appropriate levels of internal control. Assist or take lead role in developing and documenting accounting policies and procedures as they relate to new and existing accounting pronouncements and new corporate initiatives. Provide significant accounting and operational support throughout the organization on acquisition-related initiatives. Perform detailed financial analyses utilizing complex modeling scenarios. Work in collaboration with business groups to provide financial analysis in accordance with GAAP. Assist Operations areas in designing / testing interfaces between subsystems and general ledger. Participate on conversions relating to the design and testing of interfaces. Provide assistance in monitoring internal control procedures and practices prevalent within the organization, and in particular as they relate to Sarbanes-Oxley objectives. Provide training and work guidance to junior analysts on assignments. Perform related projects and highly specialized assignments in support of department initiatives.

Minimum Qualifications:
Bachelor's degree in Accounting and a minimum five years accounting or auditing experience or in lieu of degree a total of nine years experience with five years of accounting or audit experience.


Preferred Qualifications:

Certified Public Accountant designation. Proficiency with Excel, Word and database software. Self-starter and motivated. Strong organization skills with emphasis placed on detail and the ability to work effectively under time constraints. Strong analytical ability and creative problem solving skills, including knowledge and application of GAAP. Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal.


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.