Tax Accountant - SLC - Hybrid Schedule

Salt Lake City, Utah
Apr 01, 2024
Apr 02, 2025

Established over 150 years ago, Zions Bancorporation has a rich history of providing exceptional financial services to our clients. Zions Bancorporation's Corporate Tax Department is dedicated to upholding the highest standards of integrity and excellence in everything we do.


We are currently seeking a talented Tax Accountant to join our team and help us maintain our position as a leader in the banking industry. As a Tax Accountant, you will play a key role in the Corporate Tax Department with responsibility for assisting in preparation of income tax returns, quarterly estimated payments, quarterly income tax provisions, and will assist with tax planning and research. You will be part of a dynamic and collaborative team of finance professionals who are dedicated to delivering exceptional results.  We offer a 3/2 hybrid work schedule


If you are a detail-oriented, analytical thinker with a passion for tax and a commitment to excellence, we encourage you to apply. Come join us and be a part of our longstanding tradition of success and excellence.


The Tax Accountant will:

  • Assist in the preparation of the Federal, State and Local income/franchise tax returns and maintenance of tax records
  • Prepare quarterly estimated payment calculations
  • Assist in the preparation of the quarterly and year-end income tax provisions, including reconciliation of tax accounts and working with ASC 740 concepts
  • Work with the Corporate Accounting department to maintain various tax records
  • Prepare responses to Federal and State notices
  • Perform research projects as assigned, including research and analysis of proposed and existing business transactions   
  • Remain informed with respect to tax law developments and their impact on the Company
  • Complete special projects and other duties as assigned




  • Bachelor's in accounting and/or Master's in taxation degree strongly preferred
  • Basic knowledge of accounting and/or tax accounting practices, principles, applications and analysis methods (ASC 740 knowledge is a benefit)
  • Basic corporate knowledge of US and State income and franchise tax laws
  • Strong accounting and analytical skills with ability to research tax law and apply relevant tax law to specific fact patterns      
  • Must have excellent interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills          
  • Must have strong organizational skills with the ability to handle numerous details
  • Diligent work ethic and high energy level
  • Desire to work with technology, data and automation initiatives
  • Proficient in Excel, Word and other Microsoft applications
  • Familiar with enterprise reporting systems such as Oracle, etc.


This position is 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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