Risk Management Analyst - UT (Hybrid Schedule)

Salt Lake City, Utah
Dec 12, 2023
Dec 12, 2024

Zions is a seeking a risk professional to join the Operational Risk Support team within Operational Risk Management (ORM). The Operational Risk Support team oversees bank-wide programs to help senior management in identifying, assessing, and monitoring key risks and related controls. Working in Operational Risk Management is a unique opportunity and establishes a great foundation for a banking career, as risk analysts are exposed to the broad scope of the bank and its operations.




The Risk Analyst is responsible for working with team members to support control identification within Risk and Control Self-Assessments (RCSAs), validating management control testing, creating control reporting, and performing ad hoc control projects. The Risk Analyst supports maintenance of risk information within the Governance, Risk, and Compliance tool, and provides guidance and reporting to managers. The Risk Analyst helps provide the leadership, analysis skills, and critical thinking necessary to enhance Zions Bancorporation's risk / control environment, carry out the Risk Management framework, and support the Bank's customer experience, operational excellence, efficiency and profitability. 




·         Supports the RCSA process with managers across the Bank.

·         Reviews control testing activities performed by management.

·         Identifies and assesses key risks (e.g. operational, financial reporting, etc.) and related controls.

·         Analyzes risk and control data to provide insights to management and other risk stakeholders.

·         Support continuous improvements to enhance and streamline processes.  Support efficiencies and automation for business and risk management teams.

·         Administers risk assessment and control testing programs in Archer RSA, the Bank's governance, risk, and compliance (GRC) tool.

·         Makes recommendations, develops, and implements other operational risk management initiatives.

·         Other duties as assigned.


The environment is dynamic, as Risk Analysts frequently evaluate different bank processes (on both micro and macro levels) and work with management throughout the entire Bancorporation.




·         Bachelor's in Accounting, Finance, Business Administration, Economics or a related field.

·         2+ years of audit, risk management, compliance, financial services or other directly related experience. A combination of education and experience may meet qualifications.

·         Knowledge of Microsoft applications and other database, analysis, and reporting tools including MS Power BI, and strong Excel and PPT skills.

·         Knowledge of risk and control assessment techniques and concepts, and accounting principles.

·         Knowledge of various bank and government regulatory requirements.

·         Must have excellent presentation and communication skills, both verbal and written.

·         Ability to effectively work on a team and with others in various support and leadership capacities.

·         Advanced interpersonal, problem resolution, analytical and process mapping skills with IBM Blue Works Livea plus.

·         Knowledge of process improvement and process automation techniques.

·         Strong project management skills.




·         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, and any applicable state 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 enrolled in an accredited degree program related to the needs of the business, maximum of $5,250 per calendar year, employees are eligible for the program upon hire

·         Employee Ambassador preferred banking products


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