Internal Control Analyst Lead

Midvale, Utah
Nov 01, 2023
Dec 02, 2023

Zions Bancorporation's Enterprise Technology and Operations (ETO) team is transforming what it means to work for a financial institution. With a commitment to technology and innovation, we have been providing our community, clients and colleagues the best experience possible for over 150 years. Help us transform our workforce of the future, today.


We are currently seeking an Internal Control Analyst Lead to help lead and mature our first line of defense information technology (IT) internal control testing function and serve as a subject matter expert and trusted partner to technology and cybersecurity leadership in helping them assess and improve their controls. This role will play a critical part in maturing the control testing team and ensuring that testing of IT controls is performed in alignment with industry best practices.


To be successful as the Internal Control Analyst Lead, it is important that you have strong IT control testing experience or strong directly related experience in IT or cybersecurity domains. Your ability to evaluate the design and operation of IT controls and direct the work of other IT control testers are critical success factors. If you thrive on assessing IT controls, building out internal control programs, and partnering with stakeholders across the Company to mature our IT control environment, then this role is perfect for you!




·         Serve as the IT control testing subject matter expert and oversee the testing of IT controls.

·         Coach and oversee the work of other IT control testers.

·         Assist IT control testers with technical testing matters and escalations.

·         Build and maintain strong relationships with IT management and foster a collaborative environment.

·         Develop test plans for IT controls using industry accepted testing methodologies to assess control design and determine effectiveness.

·         Ensure that controls and testing methods align with established industry frameworks and standards (e.g., NIST, COBIT, FFIEC, PCI).

·         Identify opportunities for improving IT controls; and work with management and control owners to address needed improvements.

·         Lead internal testing improvement initiatives and other ad hoc projects.

·         Develop testing reports for leadership and executive committees.

·         Other duties as assigned.




·         8+ years of experience in IT audit, IT risk management, IT controls testing or directly related experience.

·         4 years of experience interacting with management in the context of IT audit or IT controls testing programs.

·         Demonstrated results in designing and performing IT control tests and executing against high-profile initiatives.

·         Experience developing and presenting testing reports for leadership.

·         Experience leading large-scale control and testing initiatives. 

·         A bachelor's degree in computer science, information technology, information systems, information security, business, accounting or a related field.

·         A combination of education and experience may meet job requirements.




·         Certified Information Systems Audit (CISA) or Certified Risk & Information Systems Control (CRISC) Certifications.

·         Experience using the RSA Archer IT controls testing application.

·         Experience using ServiceNow.

·         Testing-related experience within a large financial institution.





This position has a hybrid work from home schedule with a minimum of three days per week in the office at the new Zions Technology Center in Midvale, UT.



The Zions Technology Center is a 400,000-square-foot technology campus in Midvale, Utah. Located on the former Sharon Steel Mill superfund site, the sustainably built campus will be the company's primary technology and operations center.  This modern and environmentally friendly technology center will enable Zions to continue to compete for the best technology talent in the state while providing team members with an exceptional work environment with features such as:


  • Electric vehicle charging stations and close proximity to Historic Gardner Village UTA TRAX station.
  • At least 75% of the building is powered by on-site renewable solar energy.
  • Access to outdoor recreation, parks, trails, shareable bikes and locker rooms.
  • Large modern cafe with a healthy and diverse menu.
  • Healthy indoor environment with ample natural light and fresh air.
  • LEED-certified sustainable building that features include the use of low VOC-emitting construction materials.





  • Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance - START DAY ONE! 
  • Life and Disability Insurance, Paid Parental Leave and Adoption Assistance
  • Health Savings (HSA), Flexible Spending (FSA) and dependent care accounts
  • Paid Training, Paid Time Off (PTO) and 11 Paid Federal Holidays
  • 401(k) plan with company match, Profit Sharing, competitive compensation in line with work experience
  • Mental health benefits including coaching and therapy sessions
  • Tuition Reimbursement for qualifying employees
  • Employee Ambassador preferred banking products



Apply now if you have a passion for impactful outcomes, enjoy working collaboratively with co-workers, and want to make a difference for the clients and communities we serve.



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