Audit Project Manager - Professional Practices - Denver, Phoenix or SLC - Hybrid Schedule

Salt Lake City, Utah
Apr 01, 2024
Apr 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.


Zions Bancorporation is accepting applications for an Audit Project Manager - Professional Practices to join the Zions Internal Audit team.  The position offers a 3/2 working schedule and can be located in Salt Lake City, Denver, Phoenix, or Las Vegas.

The mission of Internal 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 Audit Project Manger - Professional Practices is part of the Professional Practices Group within Internal Audit.  Professional Practices provides reporting, dashboards, software support, policy, procedures and processes review and makes updates where needed, training plan development, and reliance testing support for the independent auditor.



  • As the subject matter expert is responsible for development, maintenance and reporting of dashboards and other tools used for department management; assist with maintaining the audit plan and risk assessments; monitoring and reporting on overall audit plan completion; and tracking and reporting department KPIs and metrics.
  • Helps to oversee the audit methodology and updates procedures, templates and other documents as needed.
  • Develop and oversee training plans for the different auditor positions.
  • Act as liaison with external independent auditors to coordinate reliance testing.
  • Make recommendations for corrective actions when necessary. 
  • Follows up on outstanding quality assurance audit issues and escalates emerging concerns.
  • May lead or assists lower level auditors as assigned.
  • Some travel may be required.
  • Other duties as assigned.



  • Requires a Bachelor's in economics, business, mathematics, finance, accounting or a related field  
  • 4+ years experience in the financial industry or internal audit, quality assurance analysis, accounting or other directly related experience. 
  • Certification (CPA, CFA, CIA) preferred.
  • A combination of education and experience may meet job requirements. 
  • Employs advanced knowledge as a generalist or specialist of auditing procedures, quality assurance reviews, accounting, statistical analysis, legal and government regulations.
  • Requires expert analysis, judgment and problem resolution skills. 
  • Ability to work in a team environment, manages multiple priorities and meet deadlines. 
  • Must have exceptional client relationship and communication skills, both verbal and written. 
  • Excellent project management and organizational skills.
  • Ability to work effectively with various levels of management and staff. 
  • Working knowledge of pc software.


This position is eligible to earn a base salary in the range of $85,000 - $100,000 annually depending on job-related factors such as level of experience and location.  The position is bonus eligible.



  • 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

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