M & T Bank Business & Planning Analyst II (Credit Reporting) in Buffalo, New York

THE OPPORTUNITY:
Develop and produce standard and ad hoc departmental reports and spreadsheets to include but not limited to project or product strategy analysis, profitability, historical reporting, work flow analysis, statistical analysis, and financial analysis.
Assist in budget and P&L reporting.
Participate in developing system/process enhancement plans.
Research and gather business, process, and/or financial information. Perform basic ad hoc analyses to support business decisions. Provide feedback and recommendations to management regarding results.
Design and implement complex PC based models to support business decisions, making recommendations to management based on research and financial analysis.
Evaluate systems and document functional processes. Participate in establishment of tracking mechanisms and in developing process enhancement plans.
Develop a thorough understanding of the business and its functions, processes and operations. Keep abreast of business and market trends which may affect business department.
Participate in the planning and implementation of new projects, products, 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.
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.
NATURE AND SCOPE:
The position requires substantial interaction with both internal and external contacts in order to obtain pertinent information.
The incumbent works independently under general supervision as well as a member of a project team.
The incumbent works under generally established parameters looking to senior analysts for guidance.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:
Bachelors 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
Excellent oral and written communication skills.
Strong analytical ability and creative problem solving skills.
Strong data interpretation skills.
Advanced MS Excel skills (ie: pivot tables, v-look ups)
IDEAL QUALIFICATIONS PREFERRED:
Ability to interact effectively with all levels of personnel.
Ability to work independently and function as a member of a project team.
Detail oriented.
Minimum of 1 year banking industry experience.
Prior departmental experience.
Proficient in the use of spreadsheet, database, graphing, presentation and department specific software with a working knowledge of financial models.
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.

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