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Sr Business Analytics & Reporting Analyst - 3DJRM in Buffalo, NY at M&T Bank

Date Posted: 10/16/2018

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Sr Business Analytics & Reporting Analyst

Credit Risk Management, Credit Division

M&T Center

Buffalo, NY

Basic Function
This position will be responsible for providing an advanced level of support to the Credit Data Solutions Group working across several simultaneous projects/programs by developing new reports and dashboards, expanding on existing metrics, as well as presenting recommendations for data improvement. Represent unit (dept) in cross functional, high visibility projects involving business partners outside of the department. Responsible for streamlining ongoing activities
Top Responsibilities
Develop and produce mid-high complexity departmental reports and spreadsheets to include but not limited to project or product strategy analysis, historical reporting, work flow analysis, and financial analysis.
Identify trends, emerging issues and engage relevant stakeholders to develop project plans, organize virtual and physical events, synthesize multiple points of view and communicate findings utilizing such tools as white papers, reports and other relevant formats.
Perform complex analysis and judgment based work over multiple disciplines to support business decisions
Go beyond basic reporting and delivery with the ability to analyze large amounts of data and information to provide meaningful insights and professionally communicate those insights to management.
Drive continuous improvement of existing processes, develop new processes or enhance existing processes where required including maintenance plans, procedural documentation and custom tools for automation. Identify resources that can be utilized to support business operations or improve existing business processes. Provide input and recommendations to management.
Participate in the planning and implementation of new projects, programs, and plans to achieve short and long term business objectives; coordinate of the design and execution of various projects for the promotion and maintenance of the business.
Take a lead role in supporting departmental audits including user recerts, compliance testing.
Manage the planning, testing, and implementation of new projects, systems, products and regulatory changes impacting the unit (dept).
Act as lead for departmental system support, coordinating with business partners, vendors and technology to address issues for the unit (dept).


As a member of the Credit Data Solutions Group within the Credit Division, this individual will provide subject matter expertise and support in the design, development, implementation and use of information solutions and supporting business processes for initiatives undertaken by the Group. Principal responsibilities will include:
• Support credit reporting and analytics from the perspective of:
  o Information requirements, particularly as it applies to the commercial and CRE loan portfolios
  o Information availability, both internal and external
  o Information acquisition (data gathering and maintenance processes, alternative sources)
  o Information organization, storage, and retrieval
  o Reporting and analytics tools and methodologies
• Working with business partners in Credit, Risk Management, the Data Warehouse and elsewhere to define, design, test, implement and support information reporting solutions, whether developed in-house or purchased from a third party
• Support and provide direction to other business and technical analysts in Credit and elsewhere working on credit reporting and analytics solutions. Also provide support to Information Technology in a similar capacity, including support for data projects involving commercial loan data.
• Support of departmental and enterprise projects affecting the activities of the Group or the business units supported by the group, including projects to improve access to data required for the Group.
Experience & Education
Bachelors and a minimum of 3 years related business line experience or in lieu of a combined minimum of 7 years higher education and/or work experience.

5 year’s relevant experience in a commercial credit, reporting or operations environment
Working knowledge of the bank’s AFS commercial loan accounting system (or equivalent), including data availability and structure
5-7 years of experience working with business partners, business analysts and technical personnel in the development and maintenance of credit/commercial data reporting and analytics solutions
2-5 years of experience using SQL-compliant reporting and analytic tools such as Tableau, Business Objects/Crystal Reports, MS Access, QlikView and SAS
Detail-oriented with the ability to work independently with moderate oversight to support multiple concurrent projects and tasks


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.