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Accounting Research Specialist at M&T Bank

Posted in Other 30+ days ago.

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Type: Full Time
Location: Buffalo, New York

Job Description:

Responsible for the preparation of multiple reconciliations and analyses that are of a moderately complex nature. Participates in projects, training and conversion efforts requiring travel.

Reconcile assigned accounts daily. Ensure transactions are classified and recorded according to established policies and procedures.
Maintain proper procedures relating to Accounting policy.
Prepare and escalate appropriate Management reporting.
Conduct daily review of trends associated with variances and document for analysis on standardization.
Provide analysis of variances and apply knowledge for resolution and process improvement needs.
Gather and research data to prepare semi-routine financial and accounting reports, summaries, and statements, including daily, weekly, or monthly departmental reporting assignments.
Understand and adhere to the Companys risk and regulatory standards, policies and controls in accordance with the Companys 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.

Works under general supervision.
Completion of accurate and timely daily reconciliation.
Use knowledge and experience to perform highly specialized duties.

Associate degree or a minimum of two years bank operations experience, or, in lieu of a degree a combined minimum of two years higher education and/or bank operations experience.
Strong working knowledge of Excel.
Analytical and problem solving skills.
Strong verbal and written communication skills.
Attention to detail and organizational skills.
Ability to work under critical time constraints.
Strong math skills.

Working knowledge of Microsoft Office and MS Access.
Excellent knowledge of HOGAN, SAR , CPCS
Team player with ability to communicate effectively with all levels in organization.
Travel as necessary.

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.