Auditor - SLC - Hybrid Schedule

Salt Lake City, Utah
Mar 01, 2024
Mar 02, 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. 


Audit is to provide independent, objective assurance and consulting services designed to add value and improve Zions Bancorporation operations. The function of Internal Audit is to act as a partner with the groups we audit, providing third-party objective insights, suggestions and critique for long-term betterment of the group and Zions Bancorporation as a whole. 


The Auditor is part of the Risk Management audit team with audit coverage over the governance, compliance, and oversight functions of the Bank.  The ideal candidate would have previous experience in risk management, controls, or compliance.


The ideal candidate will bring energy and communication skills to a dynamic role within the team, will be able to adequately document testing and audit findings, and will take ownership of their assignments.  


Roles and responsibilities include the following:


  • Plan and execute tests of management's key controls.
  • Develop risk-based audit strategies and execute tests to validate control effectiveness and risk mitigation.  
  • Consult on risk mitigation strategies and control solutions.
  • Review and validate remediation plans and escalate emerging concerns.
  • Create documents that are thorough and complete.
  • Document audit testing, results, and conclusions.
  • Develop data analysis and continuous auditing strategies.
  • Present audit conclusions to senior management.  
  • May act as the Lead-Auditor on audits and reviews.  
  • Ability to travel if necessary.


Job Qualifications:


  • Bachelor's degree in accounting, finance, or business.
  • Demonstrates effectiveness in working as team member and engaging the diverse strengths of colleagues.
  • Generates innovative ideas, solutions, and new perspectives in reaction to issues; is open to challenging current processes and procedures. 
  • Manages multiple priorities and competing demands and addresses obstacles preventing the work from moving forward.
  • Identifies symptoms indicating problems and accurately differentiates the problems from the symptoms.
  • Recognizes when new information or concepts are relevant, understands the implications, and appropriately incorporates all new inputs into current thinking.
  • Encourages others to examine current problems and processes, and to look at them in new ways that might lead to significant improvements.
  • Establishes effective working relationships.
  • Writes clear and concise reports.


Preferred Requirements:


  • Advanced Degree in accounting, business, or related field.
  • Previous experience in risk management or compliance a plus.
  • 1-2 years of audit experience preferably in the financial services industry.
  • Data analysis and ACL experience
  • Certification (CIA, CRMA, CFE or CAMS)

Located in the heart of downtown Salt Lake City, the Zions Bank Building serves as the headquarters of both Zions Bancorporation and Zions Bank. The building sits adjacent to City Creek Center, a world-class shopping and dining destination with more than 100 stores and restaurants. The Zions Bank Building stands tall among Salt Lake City's central business district, providing hundreds of team members with an exceptional work environment and features such as:


  • Easy access to the City Creek UTA TRAX station, as well as various electric vehicle charging stations in most City Creek area garages;
  • An employee-only fitness center and bike storage;
  • An employee lounge, kitchen, micro market, game tables, couches and TVs;
  • Private mothers' rooms and lockers; and
  • Access to downtown shopping, dining, arts and entertainment.


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