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 has just opened an opportunity for Accountant on our SEC Reporting & Accounting Policy team. Position is based in our downtown Salt Lake City office and is eligible to work from home Mondays and Fridays to align with the flexible department schedule (subject to periodic review).
Ideal candidates will have the skills and experience necessary to:
Ensure the appropriate application of generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP) to all transactions, including complex and non-routine transactions and structures.
Responsible to draft and maintain the Company's accounting policies and to deliverer accounting training across the company.
Identify potential accounting consequences of new business proposals, changes in market conditions, and new accounting interpretations from bank regulators.
Assist in addressing regulatory accounting policy questions and issues.
Work with operational accounting, finance, and various departments, to implement new accounting guidance and improvements to existing accounting practices.
Provide accounting guidance for existing, new, and proposed accounting pronouncements.
Direct the resolution of non-standard accounting issues.
Ensure proper documentation of all accounting related matters and application of related controls.
Analyze and assist with the preparation of SEC required financial statements and disclosures.
Other projects and duties, as assigned.
Requires a Bachelor's or Master's degree in Accounting.
CPA, or in process of obtaining license, is strongly preferred.
1-2+ years of Big 4 or other public accounting experience is preferred.
Alternative, relevant work experience is acceptable.
Foundational knowledge of US GAAP, including basic experience with the FASB codification, and understanding of accounting practices, principles, processes, and procedures.
Knowledge of financial analysis, financial statements, or other SEC reporting requirements.
Strong attention to detail.
Strong written and verbal communication skills.
Ability to prioritize and manage multiple projects simultaneously.
Ability to be a team player and work in a group atmosphere.
Reside in the Salt Lake City metropolitan area of Utah or be willing to relocate.
Zions Bancorporation, N.A. is one of the nation's premier financial services companies with annual net revenue of $2.9 billion in 2021 and more than $90 billion of total assets. Zions operates under local management teams and distinct brands in 11 western states: Arizona, California, Colorado, Idaho, Nevada, New Mexico, Oregon, Texas, Utah, Washington, and Wyoming. The Bank is a consistent recipient of national and state-wide customer survey awards in small and middle-market banking, as well as a leader in public finance advisory services and Small Business Administration lending, ranking as the tenth largest provider in the U.S. of the SBA’s Paycheck Protection Program loans. In addition, Zions is included in the S&P 500 and NASDAQ Financial 100 indices.