An analyst joining the Market Relations group will be part of a fast-paced team that works to attract, retain, and service capital and funding providers and influencers to enhance shareholder value. The group works to build a deep understanding of the needs of bank investors, analysts (buy and sell-side), funding sources and rating agencies across fixed income, equity and hybrid capital markets. Members of the Market Relations group interact with and support other internal personnel at the bank, including the Corporate Finance (corporate development and capital management) and FP&A Departments and the CFO. The group is also responsible for peer analytics and tracking market events, trends, and peer actions, all of which helps guide the strategy of the bank.
Essential Position Responsibilities
Execute comprehensive analysis on M&T’s financial performance relative to the bank’s stated peer group. Contribute to assessing the competitive environment and offer benchmarking and context to M&T’s financial results
Proactively track, monitor and analyze data on peer bank performance and bank industry trends
Perform in-depth financial modeling, including computation of profitability, capital return, and asset quality metrics
Deliver periodic and ad hoc requests for competitive intelligence across the organization including credit performance analysis loan growth results, and P&L trends
Monitor and evaluate peer bank communications to the public markets
Extensive interaction with other members of Market Relations in evaluating financial results and crafting communications to the investment and analyst community
Prepare presentations for senior management, directors, and investment community
Nature and Scope
The position requires strong quantitative and analytical skills, a keen attention to detail, and the capability to coordinate multiple complex projects simultaneously, interact with business units throughout the organization, and present the results and status of various initiatives effectively to senior management.
Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or Finance
Minimum 2 years of experience in a role requiring advanced financial modeling capabilities and Microsoft Excel skills
Advanced financial modeling skills
Excellent PC skills with a solid working knowledge of Excel, Powerpoint, and other department software
Other Job Information
Requires excellent, demonstrated presentation and written communication skills
Self-motivation and attention to detail is essential
Strong interpersonal skills necessary for relationships within organization and with external constituencies
Prior bank capital management, capital planning-related project management or investment banking experience would be beneficial
Working knowledge of SNL is a plus
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.
Job Posting: Nov 16, 2018, 4:42:10 PM
Unposting Date: Ongoing