Fiduciary Tax Accountant II

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

Job Description


Prepare tax returns for bank clients and trusts. These generally include 1041, 1040, and 990. Support client facing teams and in some cases clients with insight related to various tax questions about tax law, specific returns or implications due to financial transactions.

Primary Responsibilities:

+ Responsible for an assigned book of accounts and the timely and accurate preparation of moderately complex tax returns including partnerships.

+ Adhere to and maintain an understanding of the systems and procedures of the Fiduciary Tax area

+ Participate in training within and outside the department to expand job-related knowledge.

+ 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 2 years’ experience preparing income tax returns, or in lieu of a degree, a combined minimum of 6 years’ higher education and/or work experience.

Minimum of 2 years’ experience preparing income tax returns focused on trust tax.

Understanding of pertinent word processing and spreadsheet software.

Education and Experience Preferred:

Bachelor’s degree in Accounting

Experience preparing trust income tax returns

Experience with pertinent tax-related systems and software including OnseSource



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

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Job Posting: JC194514356

Posted On: Oct 10, 2021

Updated On: Nov 28, 2021