M & T Bank Operations Specialist - Lease Security Escrow Services and Sweep Operations - 3DDL2 in Amherst, New York

The Opportunity: Responsible for monitoring reconciliation's, completing research, customer setups and workflow allocations ensuring daily operations are completed in a timely and accurate manner. Performs specialized clerical duties pertinent to the department.

Primary Responsibilities:

Reconcile general ledger and core applications, and internal operating accounts. Prepare and reconcile external statements.

Performs customer setups and specific system monitoring functions to mitigate risk and minimize customer impact.

Process documents or paperwork requiring a thorough knowledge of procedures in support of bank operations.

Monitors workflow within the unit and serves as contact between staff and management.

Recommends procedural changes and assists with revising procedures. Processes bank accounting transactions for completeness and accuracy. Ensures transactions are classified and recorded according to established procedures.

Solves routine problems independently, refers more complex problems to management.

Performs clerical duties requiring exercise of judgement and a detailed knowledge of departmental procedures.

Trains staff, may schedule and give work assignments according to management objectives.

May communicate management's objectives to unit.

Ensures department work is completed in a timely manner.

Completes special assignments as requested.

Minimum Qualifications Required:

Associates degree in Accounting or Finance or equivalent in work experience. Two to four years general banking or accounting and operational experience. Strong working knowledge of Excel and Lotus.

Familiarity with general ledger accounting and systems.

Software literacy needed to understand fundamentals of the Hogan system and core applications used.

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.