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Senior Treasury Strategic Initiative Analyst in Buffalo, NY at M&T Bank

Date Posted: 11/29/2018

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Job Description


Works closely with senior managers within a division  to manage key initiatives, including supporting critical cross-functional projects related to strategic objectives of the Bank, improving risk management and ensuring efficiency and sustainability of core processes and positioning the Bank to meet evolving regulatory expectations.  Leads certain aspects of and/or supports design, planning and implementation for time-sensitive, critical, programs and/or projects.  Supports facilitation of industry groups that meet regularly to share best practices and promote industry advocacy efforts.


Participate in planning and implementing new products, programs and initiatives to achieve short and long-term business objectives and strategic outcomes.  Support development of project roadmaps and plans.

Provide analytical support for critical Bank-wide or divisional projects including planning, design and analysis of results, develop comprehensive documentation to align with regulatory expectations as needed.

Analyze complex data sets, or analysis/optimization of data structures.   Apply critical thinking to independently navigate problems and issues.

Develop and produce complex ad-hoc and automated departmental analyses and reports, including workflow, project and strategic analysis and trend reporting. 

Synthesize large volumes of qualitative and quantitative information for analysis and decision-making.

Coordinate discussions and agenda development of regular conference calls and in-person meetings of with external peers or industry groups, agencies and select US officials to share best practices and promote industry advocacy efforts.

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.

Maintain M&T internal control standards, including timely implementation of internal and external audit points together with any issues raised by external regulators as applicable.

Complete other related duties as assigned.

Required Qualifications:

Bachelor’s degree and a minimum of 3 years’ relevant work experience, or in lieu of a degree, a combined minimum of 7 years’ higher education and/or work experience, including a minimum of 3 years’ relevant work experience

Strong attention to detail

Experience working independently and functioning as a member of a team

Strong analytical ability

Creative problem-solving skills

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

Strong written and verbal communication skills




Experience handling multiple tasks and working under time constraints in support of various assignments

Highly proficient with personal computers and pertinent spreadsheet, database, graphing, and presentation software

Preferred Qualifications:

Bachelor’s degree in Finance, Economics, Math, Accounting, Engineering, or Business Administration

Minimum of 4 years’ relevant work experience

Banking/financial industry experience

Six Sigma, Lean or Process Improvement, or project management-related education

Experience with SQL, programming and statistical software

Experience with financial, regulatory and/or process analysis, and technical writing

Curious and innovative

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.