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Senior Auditor - Data Analytics in Buffalo, NY at M&T Bank

Date Posted: 11/16/2018

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Senior Auditor – Data Analytics
Buffalo, NY
Description:
This position is responsible for providing empirically derived analysis support to the Audit Department. A primary objective of these data analysis activities is to provide continuous auditing capabilities that allow the Audit Department to maintain risk and control awareness and perform testing on an ongoing basis. In addition, this position aims to provide audit teams with the capability to expand the scope of testing techniques (e.g. perform control testing on entire populations of transactions in lieu of sample based techniques). This position will develop, execute, and monitor analytic programs, identify adverse changes in the risk or control environment, and escalate concerns to Audit Department management for research and disposition.
Responsibilities:
Develop and implement data analytic programs for use during the conduct of regular audit examinations and/or the Audit Department’s continuous auditing program.
Demonstrate ability to obtain data from disparate sources, link information, check data integrity, and perform exploratory analysis.
Proactively work with Audit Management to identify data needs. Independently take action to obtain the needed data, perform preliminary analyses, and provide the results to the audit teams.
Provide analytical support to audit teams during the conduct of audit examinations.
Identify adverse changes in the risk and control environment and escalate concerns to Audit Management for further research and analysis.
Keep abreast of industry trends with respect to Data Analytic and Continuous auditing
techniques and activities. Take initiative to become proficient in the use of multiple DA tools.
Work with Audit Management to ensure the Audit Department’s DA capabilities are in line with industry and regulator expectations.
Provide training to the Audit Department personnel with respect to Data Analytic tools and techniques.
Provide technical expertise to audit teams during their analysis of models used throughout the organization.
Perform other duties as assigned by management.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:
Bachelors’ degree in Technology/Accounting/Finance/Business or related discipline and a minimum of 4 years’ experience in a related role, or in lieu of a degree, a combined minimum of 8 years of higher education and/or work experience, including a minimum of 4 years’ experience in a related role.
Ability to develop and coach others.
Thorough knowledge of Microsoft Office suite, with a proficiency in the Excel product.
General knowledge of data analytic technologies (e.g. SAS, SQL, Access) with an ability to gain proficiency.
Knowledge of the Bank’s technical environment.
IDEAL QUALIFICATIONS PREFERRED:
Related certifications (CPA, CIA, CISA, CAMS or similar).
MBA or Master’s degree in an appropriate field.
Financial Services Industry experience preferred.
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.