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Risk Management Oversight Analyst

Company: M&T Bank
Location: Buffalo
Posted on: June 24, 2022

Job Description:


Works closely with senior managers within Risk Management at M&T Bank as well as other areas of the Bank to manage key initiatives and deliverables including, but not limited to, supporting critical cross-functional projects, developing the associated project timelines and roadmaps, preparing materials for various governance meetings. - Incumbent will also focus on improving the Bank's risk management practices and associated documentation and ensuring efficiency and sustainability of core processes while positioning the Bank to meet evolving regulatory expectations. - Leads certain aspects of and/or supports design, planning and implementation for time-sensitive, critical, deliverables and/or projects. - Supports facilitation of industry groups that meet regularly to share best practices and promote industry advocacy efforts.

Primary Responsibilities:

Participate in planning and implementing new processes and initiatives to achieve short and long-term business objectives. Support development and execution of project roadmaps and plans for Risk Management.
Provide support for critical department initiatives and deliverables including planning, design, and analysis of results, develop comprehensive documentation to align with regulatory expectations as needed.
Apply critical thinking to independently navigate problems and issues.
Develop and produce ad-hoc and automated departmental analyses and reports, including workflow, project and strategic analysis and trend reporting.
Prepare governance materials and comprehensive memos to senior management on behalf of the department. Document key decisions from various meetings with 1st line business partners. Coordinate discussions and agenda development of regular conference calls and in-person meetings of with external peers or industry groups, agencies and select US officials to share best practices and promote industry advocacy efforts.
Record minutes of various committee and working group meetings, update departmental policies and procedures, manage the delivery of monthly, quarterly and annual departmental reports.
Organize and work closely with M&T Treasury 1st line Risk Officer to coordinate requests and ensure deliverables are met timely.
Understand and adhere to the Company's risk and regulatory standards, policies and controls in accordance with the Company's 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.

Education and Experience Required:

Bachelor's 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
Strong attention to detail
Experience working independently and functioning as a member of a team
Strong analytical ability
Creative problem-solving skills
Strong interpersonal skills necessary for business partner relationships within and outside the organization
Strong written and verbal communication skills
Experience handling multiple tasks and working under time constraints in support of various assignments
Highly proficient with personal computers and pertinent spreadsheet, database, graphing, and presentation software

Education and Experience Preferred:

Bachelor's degree in Finance, Economics, Math, Accounting, Engineering, or Business Administration
Minimum of 4 years' relevant work experience
Banking/financial industry experience
Six Sigma, Lean or Process Improvement, or project management-related education
Experience with financial, regulatory and/or process analysis, and business writing
Curious and innovative


Buffalo, New York, United States of America

Keywords: M&T Bank, Buffalo , Risk Management Oversight Analyst, Accounting, Auditing , Buffalo, New York

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