Accounting Specialist - Fixed Asset - Midvale - Hybrid Schedule

Location
Midvale, Utah
Salary
Open
Posted
Feb 01, 2024
Closes
Feb 01, 2025

Zions Bancorporation is one of the nation's premier financial services companies operating as a collection of great banks under local brands and management teams in high-growth western markets. Zions is regularly recognized by American Banker as one of the "Best Banks to Work For" and as having a top banking team in its list of "The Most Powerful Women in Banking." Our customers consistently vote us as the best bank in our local markets., We value our employees, and we are committed to search out, recognize and create fulfilling opportunities for outstanding people within our organization, rewarding them for their contributions to our success. We recognize that banking is a "local" business, and that to be successful, we must have very strong ties to the communities we serve and strong relationships with our customers.

 

With benefits starting on day one, 12 bank holidays, profit sharing and company-matched 401(k) contributions, Zions is dedicated to being an employer of choice in our communities. At Zions, the possibilities are endless. You bring the talent; we bring the opportunity.

 

Zions Bancorporation N.A. Enterprise Finance & Accounting teams provide accurate financial statements. With a commitment to innovation and automation, we have been providing our stake holders, clients, and colleagues the best ethical reputation possible for over 150 years. Help us transform our workforce of the future, today.

 

The Fixed Assets (FA) team falls within the Corporate Accounting team.  We provide the accounting of the fixed assets of the bank for the asset's lifecycle, from purchase to retirement, by ensuring fixed assets are assigned the correct physical location, life, and asset category.  Depreciation and inventory of approximately 80,000 assets are managed and tracked monthly.  Our focus is on standardizing and automating as many processes as possible to free up time for critical thinking activities. Construction in progress for building construction and software development occupy 50% of the team's workload.

 

We are currently seeking an Accounting Specialist for Fixed Assets as part of our Enterprise Accounting department.  Enterprise Accounting is integrated with the Enterprise Banks and Operations division at Zions Bancorporation.  The position is very flexible with a hybrid schedule of 3 days in the office and 2 days working remotely. If you want to learn a niche skill within the accounting profession, this is the group for you.  If you want to work on a team where your input matters, you get to collaborate with sharp colleagues with whom you will grow, where your work is truly valued and you make a real difference, then you will be in good company.  There are plenty of growth opportunities within the Enterprise.

 

As a Fixed Assets Specialist, you will play a key role fixed asset management and asset certifications, in which your contributions through innovation and thinking outside the box will have influence and impact for the entire department.

 

Fixed Asset Specialist will possess these talents:

  • Specific attention to detail while reviewing and approving Fixed Asset related invoices
    • Ensure invoice details are accurate and items purchased fit the requirements for a fixed asset
    • Manage accounting of fixed assets throughout their life cycle for Construction In Progress (CIP) for Internally Developed Software (IDS)
  • Reconciliation abilities between many different systems and reports
    • Microsoft Excel knowledge
    • Comparison of Fixed Asset module to General Ledger
  • Customer Service for internal and external customers
    • Work with Project managers to capitalize projects accurately
    • Conduct asset certifications with various facilities groups on 2-3-year intervals
    • Understand and be able to educate others on company's Fixed Asset policies and procedures
    • Ability to work with numerous different groups to assist in standardizing and documenting processes for Fixed Assets
  • Time Management for regular daily, weekly & monthly deadlines
    • Daily invoice approval cut offs
    • Weekly account reconciliations and general ledger reviews and ability to explain discrepancies
    • Monthly preparation of reports and analysis for internal customers
    • Monthly depreciation system processing
  • Other duties as assigned

 

Qualifications:

  • 1-2+ years of accounting experience
  • Bachelor's degree in accounting preferred
  • Knowledge of GAAP and CIP preferred
  • Experience with Oracle EBS, Accounts Payable and Microsoft Office a plus
  • Self-Starter with a positive and team player attitude, who can succeed individually and part of a team

 

The position is located in our Zions Technology Center which 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.

 



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