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Credit Administration
Enterprise Services
058983 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.  This position is located at our new Technology Center in Midvale, UT.  This position is eligible for remote/hybrid work schedule.  The ideal candidate will reside within the footprint of Zions Bancorporation (UT, TX, AZ, NV, ID).  


The ideal candidate for the Commercial Small Business Underwriter position will have the skills and experience necessary to:


  • Responsible for compilation of data as it relates to preparation of credit packages (or pre-screens) incorporating spreads, cash flow, value of related collateral, appraisals, audits and other data.
  • Interpret outcome of analysis and prepares summary, recommendations and may make joint presentations with Relationship Manager (RM) to Credit Approvers on renewals and new loans submitted.
  • Evaluate, analyze and form opinions for the approving or denying of commercial, commercial RE, and/or business banking loan applications.
  • Spread financial statements, identify credit strengths and weaknesses, provide detailed and documented analysis of credit worthiness.
  • Ensure credit requests are processed in accordance with bank policies, banking regulations and laws.
  • Identify risk and mitigating factors related to conducting a thorough credit analysis for approval.
  • Respond to internal and external customer inquiries.
  • Recommend exceptions based on findings.
  • May work closely with Relationship Manager on the more complex aspects of loan structuring, including long term, fixed vs. variable rates, pre-payment penalty and other variables.
  • May have authority to approve loans beyond the organization’s guidelines.
  • Senior most level may function as a lead and be responsible for second level approvals.
  • Other duties as assigned.




  • Requires a Bachelor's in Finance, Business, Accounting or a related field and 1+ year commercial, commercial real estate credit or small business underwriting, spread analysis, lending, underwriting concepts, practices and procedures or other directly related experience.
  • A combination of education and experience may meet qualifications.
  • Basic knowledge of commercial, commercial RE and/or small business credit underwriting, spread analysis, lending, underwriting concepts, practices and procedures.
  • Basic knowledge of C&I and CRE loan requirements with the ability to identify risk and mitigating factors related to conducting a thorough credit analysis for approval. Knowledge of balance sheets, income and cash flow statements.
  • Good understanding of commercial and/or small business lending policies and procedures and general banking laws and regulations.
  • Ability to analysis and research financial statements, business plans, credit reports, debt ratios and loan to value information.
  • Possess good judgment, ability to make sound decisions.
  • Ability to accept responsibility and handle confidential information.
  • Must have good customer relations and communication skills.
  • Must be a self-starter, dependable, accurate in completing responsibilities with strong attention to detail and organizational skills.
  • Working knowledge of a various related software applications, including spreadsheets, word processing, etc.

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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