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.
We are seeking a Staff Auditor that has career aspirations of building a long term career within our company. The ideal candidate will have high growth potential demonstrated through increasingly challenging leadership assignments over the last 3 to 6 years either in a professional or academic setting. He or she will strengthen his or her ability to discern important risks, to influence the bank's response to risk, and deepen his or her knowledge of the bank's products and services. This position offers a 3/2 hybrid work schedule
The Staff Auditor evaluates risks related to critical business objectives and performs tests of management's key controls. Additionally, he or she:
Manages the execution of risk based audit activities.
Consults with mid-level management on risk mitigation strategies and identifying control solutions.
Develops risk based audit strategies and programs in collaboration with department subject matter experts.
Follows up on outstanding audit issues and escalates emerging concerns.
May act as the project lead on audits; including defining objectives, executing audit planning and fieldwork, managing the budget, and reporting in compliance with the department's methodology.
Completes audit workpapers for compliance with department policy and IIA standards.
Prepares communication that is complete and comprehensive, containing the critical information that others need; including audit reports and management memos.
Develops data analysis and continuous auditing strategies.
Effectively presents conclusions written and verbally to senior management with the risk perspective of the Audit Committee.
Bachelor's degree in economics, business, mathematics, finance, or accounting.
0-2-+ years of audit experience preferably in the financial industry.
Demonstrates effectiveness in working as team member and engaging the diverse strengths of colleagues.
Searches and recognizes symptoms that indicate problems, accurately differentiates the problems from the symptoms.
Immediately 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.
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 calmly and effectively, addresses obstacles that prevent the work from moving forward.
Establishes key relationships with people outside of department; works to maintain a professional relationship even in difficult and heated discussions.
Creates documents that are thorough and complete; expresses oneself effectively in one on one communications.
Ability to travel if necessary.
Advanced Degree in accounting, business or related field
Data analysis and ACL experience Certification (CPA, CFA, CIA).
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.