Accountant - SEC Reporting & Accounting Policy at Zions Bancorporation (Salt Lake City, UT)

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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.
More Information on Zions Bancorporation
Zions Bancorporation operates in the Financial Services industry. The company is located in Salt Lake City, UT and Salt Lake City, UT. Zions Bancorporation was founded in 2022. It has 10001 total employees. It offers perks and benefits such as Flexible Spending Account (FSA), Disability Insurance, Dental Benefits, Vision Benefits, Health Insurance Benefits and Life Insurance. To see all 20 open jobs at Zions Bancorporation, click here.
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