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Staff Auditor - Credit Risk in Buffalo, NY at M&T Bank

Date Posted: 11/25/2018

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Job Description


Assists in the execution of audits across a defined audit portfolio to deliver a quality product in line with department and industry standards and expectations. Will assist in ongoing risk assessment, control identification, audit execution and continuous monitoring of their applicable audit portfolio. Provides the opportunity to gain an understanding of M&T’s businesses, support functions, and internal control framework.


Assist and/or execute audits in a risk focused manner while maintaining independence and department and professional standards.

Prepare work papers documenting audit evidence including process documentation, control identification and assessment and testwork.

Make recommendations to communicate control weaknesses and testing exceptions to area management.

Organize and complete work within established budget and timeframes under direction of a supervisor.

Assist in the execution of an effective program of continuous monitoring for assigned areas.

Participate in special projects, as necessary.

Adhere to applicable compliance/operational risk controls in accordance with Company or regulatory standards and policies.

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.

Promote an environment that supports diversity and reflects the M&T Bank brand.

Complete other related duties as assigned.


This role is responsible for assisting in the execution and documentation of audit testing to support the delivery of high quality, value-added audit reports for a variety of business activities, which meet the requirements of the Audit Committee and regulatory expectations.

This position directly communicates with Middle and Line Management.




Bachelors’ degree in Technology/Accounting/Finance, or in lieu of a degree, a combined minimum of 4 years of higher education and/or work experience.

Ability to articulate and effectively communicate, both orally and in writing, with an energetic, charismatic and approachable style.

Strong analytical and organizational skills.

Ability to begin CPA/CIA certification process.


Related certifications (CPA, CIA, CISA, CAMS or similar).

MBA or Master’s degree in an appropriate field.

Financial Services Industry experience preferred.


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.