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Accountant - SEC Reporting & Accounting Policy

Enterprise Services
055082 Requisition #

Did you know that Zions Bancorporation is one of the nation’s premier financial services companies with total assets exceeding $70 billion? With local management teams at the helm in 11 western states, Zions is dedicated to making a difference in their local communities. At Zions, we haven’t forgotten who keeps us in business, meaning we’re committed to the success of our customers, and our employees. Here, the possibilities are endless – come for a job, stay for a career.


Zions Bancorporation has just opened an opportunity for Accountant on our SEC Reporting & Accounting Policy team.


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.

To review our Benefits Summary click here.


Zions Bancorporation and its affiliates and divisions (“Zions”) is an equal opportunity employer which prohibits all forms of discrimination and harassment. Zions is committed to the principle of equal employment opportunity for all employees and employment candidates and to providing a work environment free of discrimination and harassment. All employment decisions at Zions are based on business needs, job requirements and individual qualifications, without regard to race, color, religion, ethnicity, sex, sexual orientation, gender identification, age, national origin, pregnancy, veteran status, family or parental status, or any other status protected by the laws or regulations in the locations where we operate. Zions will not tolerate discrimination or harassment based on any of these characteristics. Zions encourages applicants of all ages.


It is Zions’ policy not to discriminate because of a person’s relationship or association with a protected veteran. This includes spouses and other family members. Also, Zions will safeguard the fair and equitable treatment of protected veteran spouses and family members with regard to all employment actions and prohibit harassment of applicants and employees because of their relationship or association with a protected veteran.


Applicants Requesting Accommodations: If you are a qualified individual with a disability or a disabled veteran, you may request a reasonable accommodation if you are unable or limited in your ability to use or access our career site.  You can request reasonable accommodations by contacting us at careers@zionsbancorp.com or 801/844-7628.  Please email your resume/cover letter, indicate what position you are interested in and include "Accommodation needed" in the subject line to ensure your information is routed to the appropriate contact.


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