KeyBank ANALYST III, OPERATIONS-THIRD PARTY ACCOUNTING in Buffalo, New York
OB&C-Analyst III, Operations - 78
Job Description Summary
Provide Third Party Accounting (TPA) production support, for the OB&C offshore team. Complete quality reviews on reconciliations and functions related to the TPA team, to ensure the accuracy of their work.
Demonstrate support to the Third Party Accounting offshore team, by being respectful, knowledgeable and patient. Need the ability and knowledge to help them resolve various Third Party Accounting related issues. Ability to assist in resolving any related system production issues. Ability to work in a high performance and fast paced environment, with a desire to learn all aspects of the Operational Balance & Control department, in both business/process and systems.
Demonstrate support and behavior consistent with the Operational Balance & Control group culture.
Have experience and a strong understanding of accounting principles.
Have a strong understanding of accounting reconciliations.
Proactively identify and implement areas of improvement in all aspects of current functions.
Ability to learn a process or function and then transition the same process or function over to the offshore accounting team.
Independently contribute on various OB&C projects.
Independently complete testing of corporate and department projects.
Ability to accurately complete testing of the Third Party Accounting teams functions.
Act as a business analyst with the Third Party systems.
Participate in the development of Third Party Accounting applications.
Assist in testing and implementing enhancements as needed; such as, system updates, conversions, consolidations, support of new or changed products, etc.
Advanced verbal and written communication skills are essential.
Successfully manage medium size initiatives involving Operational Balance and Control teams.
Represent OB&C through collaboration with other support groups and production areas in support of projects to successfully deliver products and services to clients on time and on budget with high level of quality.
All project deliverables are completed within established timeframes relative to area of responsibility.
Working in a high performance, fast paced environment. Willingness to learn all aspects of Operational Balance and Control both business/process and systems.
Support teams in review of and response to Audit findings as needed.
Ability to approve GL entries, while possessing the knowledge to ensure their accuracy.
Provide support for cultural initiatives and administrative tasks for the Operational Balance and Control team.
Provide comprehensive production support for all Operational Balance and Control Teams and external Clients.
Provide process support for all Operational Balance and Control Teams.
Support Managers/Team Leaders
Support Project Managers
Support other Business Analysts
Advanced knowledge of accounting principles
Knowledge of regulatory reporting requirements
Advanced written and communication skills
Advanced organizational skills
Ability to multi-task and prioritize
Ability to independently make decisions and provide direction
High energy level, self-starter, strong work ethic
Demonstrate team player characteristics
Ability to succeed in a fast-paced, changing environment
Proven relationship building skills
Demonstrates leadership skills
Ability to coordinate and facilitate meetings
Excellent analytical and problem solving skills
Strong interpersonal skills
Attention to detail
Proven ability to analyze processes, identify areas of improvement and best practices
Relentless in the pursuit of Continuous Improvements
Proficient with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, and Power Point)
Proven conflict management skills
1st level Production Support of the OB&C offshore team
Resolution of various production issues
Completion of quality review/testing of related offshore team accounts/functions
KeyCorp's roots trace back 190 years to Albany, New York. Headquartered in Cleveland, Ohio, Key is one of the nation's largest bank-based financial services companies, with assets of approximately $134.5 billion at March 31, 2017. Key provides deposit, lending, cash management, insurance, and investment services to individuals and businesses in 15 states under the name KeyBank National Association through a network of more than 1,200 branches and more than 1,500 ATMs. Key also provides a broad range of sophisticated corporate and investment banking products, such as merger and acquisition advice, public and private debt and equity, syndications, and derivatives to middle market companies in selected industries throughout the United States under the KeyBanc Capital Markets trade name. KeyBank is Member FDIC.
ABOUT THE BUSINESS:
Key Technology and Operations (KTO) is Key Bank’s shared services organization for technology, operational, and servicing functions supporting business partners and clients across all lines of business. Within the overall organization, KTO provides efficient, reliable and secure technology; creates an effective variable cost technology delivery model that maximizes the return on IT spend; orchestrates the efficient use of corporate information and technology assets; and supports innovation that creates competitive distinction. KTO is effective and efficient in payment and deposit servicing, loan servicing, exception and dispute processing, investment and support services, sourcing and procurement, as well as enterprise-wide fraud prevention, investigations and operational support to human resources and the Bank’s BSA/AML program.
FLSA STATUS: Exempt
KeyCorp is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer committed to engaging a diverse workforce and sustaining an inclusive culture. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status.