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Senior Treasury Capital Markets Trader in Buffalo, NY at M&T Bank

Date Posted: 11/15/2018

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Treasury Capital Markets Trader that works on a team executing the trading activities within the Treasury Capital Markets Desk.  Focuses on trades involving interest rate derivative products.  Manages positions and execution with bank counterparties for interest rate hedging transactions.  Ensures the Bank has adequate liquidity and market access to execute commercial customer business in the interest rate markets.  Maintains compliance with Volcker rule and Dodd-Frank Title VII regulatory requirements.


Part of a team that manages the Bank's interest rate derivatives risk resulting from corporate transactions across all products, including but not limited to, laying off associated risk arising from the Commercial Bank's customer’s use of interest rate derivative products.    Establish and maintain dealer relationships to facilitate transactions and receive market color/advice on unique or unusual transactions.

Execute and manage transactions to ensure all trading limits and risk policy limits are adhered to.  Design, implement, maintain, challenge and enhance internal controls to mitigate risk on an ongoing basis.  Identify potential risk-related issues needing escalation to management.  Maintain timely implementation of internal and external audit points together with any issues raised by external regulators as applicable.  Write a market update on a monthly basis on major moves and/or news in the interest rate markets to share internally.

Understand and adhere to the Company’s risk and regulatory standards, policies and controls in accordance with the Company’s Risk Appetite.  Identify risk-related issues needing escalation to management.

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 or related field and a minimum of 6 years’ financial products sales experience, or in lieu of degree, a combined minimum of 10 years’ higher education and/or work experience, including a minimum of 6 years’ financial product sales experience

Strong quantitative, skills

Strong financial skills

Strong economic skills

Strong analytical skills

Strong presentation skills

Excellent verbal and written communication skills

Knowledge of relevant analytical software packages including Bloomberg, etc.

Knowledge of product, marketing and credit processes related to Capital Markets businesses.

Extensive knowledge of economics and fixed income/derivatives markets

Preferred Qualifications:

Master’s degree in Business Administration (MBA) or Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) charter holder

Minimum of 4 years’ corporate banking experience


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.