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Zions Bancorporation Financial Analyst – Data Quality Specialist - Salt Lake City - Hybrid Schedule in Salt Lake City, Utah

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 currently seeking a Financial Analyst – Data Quality Specialist as part of our Finance Incentive Compensation department. Finance Incentive Compensation is integrated within the large Corporate Finance division at Zions Bancorporation. We work with the brightest minds in the organization who foster a culture of continuous learning and growth and have Executive and Board level visibility and direct engagement with a diverse range of executives. Our efforts translate directly into highly visible, enterprise-wide initiatives. We are seeking like-minded professionals to join our team!

The Financial Analyst will join our Finance Incentive Compensation Team responsible for administration of incentive compensation plans for nearly 3,000 employees across 11 states. Our team assists business leaders to design, implement, and manage optimized and equitable incentive programs through standard financial metrics, incentive reporting, and plan administration. If you want to work on a team that truly drives company strategic objectives, nurtures personal and professional growth, and fosters an atmosphere of continuous progress and excellence, then you will be in excellent company.

As a Financial Analyst – Data Quality Specialist you will ensure alignment between the finance compensation team’s business needs and data engineering solutions. You will play a key role in motivating and rewarding employees for exceptional performance by serving as the dedicated support and translator between the finance team and data engineers by providing business requirements. The work you do has an impact for employees across the organization and drives enterprise strategic goals.

The Incentive Compensation Financial Analyst – Data Quality Specialist will:

  • Function as subject matter expert of financial incentive performance metric calculations.

  • Develop and maintain data quality and integrity through technical guides, data pipeline mapping, user manuals, standard operating procedures, and data dictionaries.

  • Serve as the primary point of contact between the finance team and data engineers.

  • Gather and document business requirements for incentive compensation financial measures.

  • Translate finance requirements into technical specifications for data engineers.

  • Write user stories and acceptance criteria for data-related bugs and enhancements.

  • Drive efficiency through continuous process improvement to optimize current processes and implementation of new solutions.

  • Investigate complex and unsolved data issues and reporting problems, perform analyses with strong attention to detail, and coordinate solutions.

  • Perform other duties as assigned.


  • Bachelor’s degree in a quantitative discipline (computer science, statistics, finance, etc.) is required.

  • 0-4+ years of related work experience.

  • Experience using SQL to query and manipulate large data sets.

  • Excellent written and verbal communication and interpersonal skills and ability to communicate effectively to a large variety of audiences, from non-technical end-users to data engineers.

  • Excellent computer skills including Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, PowerPoint) required.

    Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience gathering and documenting business requirements in a financial context.

  • Familiarity with Agile Development methodologies a plus.

  • Incentive Compensation experience a plus.

  • Experience with Power BI a plus.

  • Mid-Large size financial institution or financial services experience a plus.


  • This position is located at the Zions Bank building in downtown Salt Lake City.


  • Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance - START DAY ONE!

  • Life and Disability Insurance, Paid Parental Leave and Adoption Assistance

  • This position is eligible to earn a base salary in the range of:

  • Financial Analyst I $60-65k

  • Financial Analyst II $65-75k

  • Financial Analyst III $75-90K

  • Health Savings (HSA), Flexible Spending (FSA) and dependent care accounts

  • Paid Training, 20 days of Paid Time Off (PTO). (PTO covers both sick and vacation days without distinguishing between them), 11 Paid Federal Holidays, and any applicable state holidays

  • 401(k) plan with company match, Profit Sharing, competitive compensation in line with work experience

  • Mental health benefits including coaching and therapy sessions

  • Tuition Reimbursement for qualifying employees enrolled in an accredited degree program related to the needs of the business, maximum of $5,250 per calendar year, employees are eligible for the program upon hire

  • Employee Ambassador preferred banking products

    Apply now if you have a passion for impactful outcomes, enjoy working collaboratively with co-workers, and want to make a difference for the clients and communities we serve.

Req ID: 064474

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