Finance Specialist

Current Full Time Job Opening Details

For general information about employment opportunities at Hogle Zoo, please call Human Resources at (801) 584-4510.


Status: Full-time with benefits

Utah’s Hogle Zoo has an exciting opportunity for a Finance Specialist. This position is responsible and accountable for the preparation and processing of Accounts Payable and other related accounting functions. This is a full-time benefit-eligible position reporting directly to and assisting the Finance Manager as needed.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Work under direction of the Finance Manager to process Accounts Payable from receipt of purchase orders to mailing of checks.
  • Process Accounts Payable in a timely manner and follow up with departments that have outstanding items.
  • Balance vendor statements monthly and follow up on any items in arrears.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications, skills and abilities

  • Team player, ability to work with managers, staff, board members and the public.
  • Must maintain strict confidentiality of payroll and financial records.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to work under stress, deadlines and flexible hours.
  • Computer literacy required in multiple software programs with an emphasis on Microsoft Office Suite. Black Baud Financial Edge and ADP preferred.
  • Proficient with Ten Key.
  • Familiar with General Acceptable Accounting Practices (GAAP)

To Apply:

Anyone interested should send resume and cover letter to Anna Frederickson, afrederickson@hoglezoo.orgby February 20, 2015. Utah’s Hogle Zoo is an EOE.


Contact Human Resources:

Anna Frederickson, Phone: 801-584-4510; Fax: 801-584-1797


2600 East Sunnyside Avenue | Salt Lake City, Utah 84108 | (801) 584-1700