Accelerated Career Track Associate - Commercial Banking

Date: Jan 15, 2018

Location: Tulsa, OK, US

Req ID: 35441 

Areas of Interest: Commercial Banking 

BOK Financial (BOKF), Headquartered in Tulsa, Oklahoma, BOK Financial Corporation (NASDAQ: BOKF) is a top 25 U.S.-based financial services holding company with operations in ten states – Oklahoma, Texas, Arkansas, Arizona, Colorado, Kansas/Missouri, New Mexico, Nebraska and Wisconsin. The company began more than 100 years ago in Tulsa and has successfully diversified into a variety of industries, businesses and geographies.                  .

Please note the program will begin during the summer of 2018 with recruiting efforts taking place between August 2017 and October 2017. If you’re looking for immediate opportunities, please visit 


The Accelerated Career Track Associate is primarily responsible for a variety of assigned duties, responsibilities, and studies throughout the bank in an intense 12-18 month development program designed to enhance financial, analytical and sales skills to prepare for a career within the organization as determined through the training and rotational process. Participates in internal development programs and self-study courses in order to improve skills to be used on the job; specific focus on the Bank's operations, markets and strategies.


Our program is a great opportunity for somebody who:

  • Is eager to continue their career in banking and is intellectually curious about our specific lines of business at BOK Financial
  • Is focused on longevity at BOK Financial and growing their career here
  • Likes working in an environment that is collaborative, engaging, and fast-paced
  • Values the importance of our core competencies and embodies our company culture


We hire people who are:

  • Forward thinking, will contribute original thought and analysis to any project/meeting
  • Skilled communicators, builds relationships authentically and can network and engage at all levels of the banking industry
  • Resourceful and self-motivated, who can successfully manage multiple assignments at once
  • Detail oriented, has the ability to explore the reasons behind a cause

Principle Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Completes classroom training on various technical skills. Participates in specialized training on the diverse banking products offered by all divisions within BOKF. Completes formal training on the legal aspects of financial services.
  • Prepares special reports and assumes special projects as may be assigned by the department manager. (May present data, analysis, draw conclusions, and make recommendations from financial information when required.) Application-based projects with mentors and work groups such as financial analysis, spreading, system testing, and industry/company research. Projects as requested and assigned by executives and senior leaders – including, but not limited to, rebuilding cash flow model, market expansion project research, efficiency project research, or the like.
  • Receives general training to develop skills in the following areas: time management, effective presentations, negotiating, sales, leadership, communication, professionalism, and other topics as appropriate.
  • Participates in organization overviews with managers and executives.
  • Establishes and build relationships with managers, mentors, and peers.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Thorough understanding of generally accepted accounting and financial principles
  • Excellent PC skills including spreadsheet, database, and word processing applications
  • Excellent math skills and ability to understand/calculate percentages and fractions
  • Excellent presentation skills with the ability to prepare and deliver persuasive oral and written reports and presentations
  • Ability to manage multiple priorities and resources to achieve outstanding results
  • Ability to interpret company policies, procedures and practices
  • Ability to work independently to achieve goals
  • Advanced people skills with the ability to communicate effectively with all levels of people both internally and externally


This level of knowledge is normally acquired through completion of a Bachelor's degree with an overall GPA of 3.2 including 12 hours of accounting, 9 hours of finance. 



BOK Financial is a stable and financially strong organization that provides excellent training and development to support building the long term careers of our employees. With passion, skill and partnership you can make an impact on the success of the bank, our customers and your own career!

Apply today and take the first step towards your next career opportunity!
BOK Financial is an equal opportunity employer.  We are committed to providing equal employment opportunities for training, compensation, transfer, promotion and other aspects of employment for all qualified applicants and employees without regard to sex, race, color, religion, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, genetic information or veteran status.

Attention All Third Party Agencies, Headhunters, and Recruiters
BOK Financial and its Subsidiaries will not accept candidate submission by unsolicited third parties through this site or any company email address. All unsolicited candidates presented to BOK Financial and its Subsidiaries will be considered the property of BOK Financial. BOK Financial and its Subsidiaries will not be responsible for any fees associated with unsolicited candidates, nor will a contractual relationship be formed by the submission. BOK Financial and its Subsidiaries are not obligated and will not under any circumstances pay any fees to said third parties submitting candidates in this manner. BOK Financial and its Subsidiaries only forms contracts with recruiters with whom we have an established business relationship and with whom we have in place a signed agreement. All contact with BOK Financial and its Subsidiaries from third parties must be through our Human Resources Department. Any contact made outside of the BOK Financial Human Resources Department by a third party will cancel any future business relationships between the third party and BOK Financial.

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Nearest Major Market: Tulsa
Nearest Secondary Market: Oklahoma

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