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Accounting Analyst

Company: M&T Bank
Location: Wilmington
Posted on: November 22, 2021

Job Description:

Overview:Emerald Family Office and Advisory is M&T Bank and Wilmington Trust---s top-tier wealth planning offering employed to attract, deepen, and broaden relationships with qualified wealth clients and prospects. We seek an Accounting Analyst with experience in accounting, audit and/or financial institutions to join our team to serve as an Accounting Analyst II.-- The Accounting Analyst will work on client teams as well as independently under general supervision with members of our team as well as external clients.-- This individual is responsible for supporting accounting operations and control functions including maintaining accounting entry flow processes to support accurate and timely reconciliation of all general ledger accounts in addition to internal and/or external reporting of financial information and regulatory reporting.-- The Accounting Analyst will also assist and participate in related projects as requested.-- Primary Responsibilities:

  • Support the Emerald Family Office team to process workflow tasks in a timely manner and to provide a high level of client service.
  • Provide superior service through routine client communication with clients and/or their representatives over telephone, email and fax.
  • Aid in fostering client relationships from-time-to-time, serving as temporary point of contact for questions from the client and/or client representatives.
  • Prepare journal entries, financial statements, cash flow statements and budgets/projections.
  • Process checks and wires and other disbursement responsibilities.
  • Prepare variance analysis/reconciliations and interpreting results.
  • Prepare reports specific to client relationships and deliver in a timely and accurate manner.
  • Perform a variety of accounting duties including analyzing and interpreting investment and account fluctuations and monthly/quarterly reporting (could include some manual processing) for numerous diverse clients.
  • Complete accounting tasks in a manner compliant with applicable laws and regulations and/or that serve to help the Company be in compliance with laws and regulations that apply to the business line the position supports.
  • Maintain leading and cutting-edge knowledge to keep the Company at the forefront regionally and nationally in the area accounting.
  • 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. Scope of Responsibilities:The position works independently under general supervision.-- This position has interaction with internal Bank business partners as well as internal and external auditors with support of more experienced personnel. Education and Experience Required:Bachelor's degree in Accounting, or related field with significant Accounting coursework and a minimum of 1 year accounting, audit and/or financial institution experience, or in lieu of a degree, a combined minimum of 5 years higher education and/or work experience, including a minimum of 1 year accounting, audit and/or financial institution experience Excellent verbal and written communication skills. Exceptional analytical skills.Strong interpersonal skills and thrive in in a team and collaborative environment. Knowledge and application of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP). Proficiency in pertinent accounting/financial software as well as spreadsheet, word processing and presentation software. Education and Experience Preferred:Master---s degree in Business Administration (MBA)Certified Public Accountant (CPA)Minimum of 1 year bank operations accounting experience #LI-LP1#WTLocationWilmington, Delaware, United States of America

Keywords: M&T Bank, Wilmington , Accounting Analyst, Accounting, Auditing , Wilmington, Delaware

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