Senior Finance Manager - Corporate Finance

at M & T Bank in Wilmington, Delaware, United States

Job Description


Corporate Finance’s objective is to provide analysis to assist management in

maximizing stockholders’ value, while ensuring compliance with external and internal requirements for bank capital. This is achieved by following a disciplined investment approach when evaluating either an external opportunity for acquisition or an internal capital investment in long term projects.

The Senior Finance Manager will manage a team of financial managers who are responsible for supporting the financial analysis activities of major segments of the Bank or for Bank-wide initiatives and programs. Contributes to strategic direction to business line and bank on emerging opportunities and issues as well as developing structure to resolve complex problems. Participate in analysis and provide guidance on investment and project decisions for the business line and the bank.

Primary Responsibilities:

+ Directs managers and analysts who are responsible for operations and projects relating to the financial status for the organization, major segments, or Bank-wide initiatives/functions.

+ Work with senior and executive managers to identify emerging opportunities and issues to improve the organization’s growth and profitability through revenue enhancements, process/system improvements, cost management, capital management and risk management.

+ Participate in the development and implementation of Finance department goals, contributing to strategic decisions with a comprehensive understanding of the business line or program as well as knowledge of industry/competitor strategies.

+ Coach and develop junior managers for a sustainable bench-strength and resource planning.

+ Exercise usual authority of a manager concerning staffing, performance appraisals, promotions, salary recommendations, performance management and terminations.

+ Understand and adhere to the Company’s risk and regulatory standards, policies and controls in accordance with the Company’s Risk Appetite.Design, implement, maintain and enhance internal controls to mitigate risk on an ongoing basis.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.

Supervisory/ Managerial Responsibilities:

Full supervisory, development of team through professional leadership. Possess ability to direct/persuade/influence across division and peers throughout the bank.

Education and Experience Required:

+ Bachelor’s degree and a minimum 9 years’ experience in Finance, Business or a related field with 3 years’ managerial experience or in lieu of a degree, a combined minimum of 13 years’ higher education and/or work experience with 3 years’ managerial experience

+ Advanced knowledge of word processing, presentation, spreadsheet, and other Business Intelligence software

+ Experience in enterprise level financial performance measurement framework

+ Thorough knowledge of project management concepts and applications

+ Strong analytical ability and problem-solving skills including basic knowledge of accounting principles

+ Excellent written and verbal communication skills

+ Solid knowledge and understanding of the bank’s financial information systems and financial concepts

+ In-depth knowledge of the banking industry

+ Solid proven leadership/managerial ability

Education and Experience Preferred:

+ Advanced degree in Finance, Accounting, or Business Administration or CMA

+ Experience in financial planning and analysis, accounting, strategic planning with financial services industry

+ Experience in Corporate Finance within Banking


Wilmington, Delaware, United States of America

At M&T Bank, we make a difference in people’s lives. For more than 160 years, we’ve been providing our customers with guidance and financial solutions, leading our communities through challenges and growth opportunities, and empowering our employees to build purpose-driven careers.
Our talent and culture set us apart. Our core values drive the work we do – integrity, ownership, collaboration, curiosity, candor. We seek to further build upon our record of success by bringing in diverse talents and fresh skill sets while supporting the growth and development of all team members. At M&T, we are a talent and people driven organization. Take a peek inside M&T’s Human Capital Report to learn how it feels to be one of our 17,000+ employees.
We are constantly renewing. Our future success relies on our ability to understand what’s important to our customers and use that understanding to build new and innovative customer experiences.
We support our employees every step of the way.

Competitive compensation
- Full medical & dental benefits, Heath Savings & Flexible Spending Accounts, and life/disability insurance
- Generous paid time off (PTO) plus 11 paid holidays and an option to buy additional PTO
- 401(k) match at 5% with options for Roth and discretionary employer contributions
- A deep commitment to equity, including 14 resource group charters, a D&I sponsorship program, 40 annual paid volunteer hours and more
- Various options for tuition assistance, paid parental leave, stock purchase, wellness and employee discounts

We need you. Are you ready to join us? Apply today to start the journey.
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Job Posting: JC194514519

Posted On: Oct 10, 2021

Updated On: Nov 26, 2021