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Senior Manager, Accounting Controls

Tulsa, OK, US

Req ID: 61836 

Job Location: Tulsa Tulsa OK 

Areas of Interest: Accounting; Finance; Tax 

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.                  .

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We've built a culture at BOK Financial where amazing people (like you) can bring their best, be their best and work for the best. You've come to the right place to grow your career. 

About the Role

You are responsible for the oversight of internal controls that affect the Company’s financial reporting. This position reports to the Chief Accounting Officer and works closely with internal and external auditors, risk management, and operations and technology teams. Your role is vital in developing, implementing, and maintaining the internal systems and financial controls consistent with policies.

What You Can Expect

You will direct and supervise the Accounting Control Group(s). You will provide oversight of the ICFR (Internal Control Over Financial Reporting) program, engagement of all projects that either directly or indirectly affect the Company’s general ledger, administration of the primary internal entry systems, and second line of defense monitoring of the account reconciliation system. You will collaborate on operational processes, develop solutions, and provide business guidance and insights.

Team Culture

We participate in group learning and idea-sharing, and we practice candid communication through our open-door policy.  Problems are brought to the surface, and so are solutions; we're receptive to feedback and constructive criticism.  We believe in personal and shared accountability. 

How You'll Spend Your Time

  • You will evaluate deficiencies and weaknesses identified in controls over financial reporting and report on the design and effectiveness of the ICFR program.
  • You will represent Financial Accounting on steering committees that oversee operational and technical projects that affect financial reporting.
  • You will identify and implement opportunities for efficiency and automation and mitigate risks throughout the accounting processes and systems.
  • You will develop and manage effective communication and planning systems and processes with all other departments.
  • You will support and assist the Financial Accounting team in various ad-hoc special projects, as needed.

We'd Like to Talk to You

ANALYTICAL THINKING: You approach a problem logically, systematically, and sequentially.

COLLABORATION: Enjoy working in teams and across departments with proficiency in follow-up and follow-through.

DRIVE FOR RESULTS: You’ll consistently maintain high levels of productivity, work with ambition, efficiency, and determination to meet and/or exceed goals.

FORWARD-THINKING: You anticipate the implications and consequences of situations, take appropriate actions, and prepare for possible contingencies.

ORGANIZATION: You will need to be efficient to handle multiple requests, and prioritize your work.

PROBLEM SOLVER: You’ll function effectively when under pressure and/or while experiencing rapidly changing or uncertain conditions to maintain business operations.

PROJECT MANAGEMENT: Effectively prioritizing tasks is a must.

SOLID COMMUNICATOR: Expresses ideas concisely, speaks clearly, and can easily be understood. You'll tailor written communications to reach an audience effectively.

Education & Experience Requirements

This level of knowledge is normally acquired through achieving a CPA certification along with requisite education, generally a Master’s Degree in Accounting, and 8-10 years of experience, preferably related to financial institutions of comparable size and complexity to BOKF.

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.

Please contact recruiting_coordinators@bokf.com with any questions. 


Investing in our talent and building a great workplace is a top priority for us.

  • Empowered employees
  • Award-winning culture
  • Community commitment

Base salary range explanation:

The base salary range represents an average range for this position. Actual offers to be determined based on the candidate’s qualifications, skills, experience and education. See job details for salary range and bonus type.


BOK Financial offers industry-leading benefits addressing your complete physical, financial and emotional health. Click here to see our benefits.


BOK Financial is an award-winning $46 billion regional financial services company and one of the top 30 banks in the U.S, based in Tulsa, Oklahoma.

We seek to continually foster and support the principles and values of our company by promoting an environment that is inclusive of the diverse values, opinions, experience, culture and needs of our employees, clients and communities.


  • 5,100 employees
  • 28 years of financial profitability
  • $79+ billion assets under management and administration
  • $5.8 million in charitable contributions in 2019 and $86 million since the start of the BOKF Foundation in 1998

Nearest Major Market: Tulsa
Nearest Secondary Market: Oklahoma

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