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Strategic Data Analytics Analyst I in Getzville, NY at M&T Bank

Date Posted: 12/6/2018

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Job Description

Function:
• Perform moderate level of data and statistical analysis in support of creating and shaping strategic decisions, dashboards, and other business related activities.
• Support line of business for all quantitative needs to include leading small to mid-size initiatives.
• Relies on senior analyst on limited basis for technical and business related inquiries.
• Moderate level of decision or implementation risk
Position Responsibilities:
• Moderate level of extracting, monitoring, evaluating, and interpreting data in order to communicate to line of business
• Develop tracking mechanisms for portfolio, strategy, or key performance indicator (KPI) results. Provide detailed conclusions and insight into variances on drivers impacting trends. Perform root cause analysis when applicable.
• Assist senior level analysts as part of larger initiatives by performing moderately complex tasks and acquiring advanced skill set to solve highly complex tasks
• Gather requirements in order to perform moderately-complex queries with pre-existing and unestablished data sets that effectively represent the status of business performance.
• Compile and distribute new reports, dashboards and analysis based on unestablished processes and procedures in an automated fashion.
• Extract, Translate, and load (ETL) data to create appropriate data structure in order to apply statistical analysis
• Ability to illustrate business performance, adequate controls, and statistical concepts through reporting and graphical representation.
• Aggregate data programmatically
• Research and recommend workflow solutions and process improvement opportunities through data analysis
• Adhere to applicable compliance/operational risk controls in accordance with Company or regulatory standards and policies.
• Complete other related duties as assigned.
Nature and Scope:
• The role requires a demonstrated ability for data extraction and analysis. A high aptitude for translating highly quantitative information to non-technical users, execution, and ability to manage multiple tasks are keys to success in this role.
• Analyst will start to handle all inquiries, small projects, and efforts for assigned business unit
• Regular interaction with line of business supervisors and mid-level managers
• Will rely on senior analyst or manager for approximately 50 % of technical and business related questions
• Limited Write access to development databases and tables. Schema restricted.
Minimum Qualifications:
• Bachelor Degree in Business Admin, Management Information Systems, mathematics, economics, statistics, or other quantitative discipline
   Or will obtain desired qualifications within one year of hire
• Strong communication skills
• Working knowledge of Microsoft Excel, PowerPoint, OneNote
• Able to analyze and draw conclusions based on large volumes of quantitative data from multiple sources
• High aptitude for solving problems or finding alternatives and new solutions
• Ability to work effectively as an individual with limited guidance
Ideal Qualifications:
• Ability to produce quantitative analysis in innovative fashion
• 1 year experience with analytics software (SQL Server, Oracle, SAS, Teradata,  R, Python, or similar)
• Understanding of ETL process
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.