Credit and Risk Analyst

Job Locations
US-CA-San Francisco


At First Republic, we care about our people. Founded in 1985, we offer extraordinary client service in private banking, private business banking and private wealth management. We believe that personal connections are everything and our success is driven by the relationships we form with our colleagues and clients. You’ll always feel empowered and valued here. 


Incredible teams doing exceptional work, every day

Eagle Lending is responsible for student loan refinancing, professional loan programs, home equity lines of credit and small business loans. We provide high-touch service and customized products designed around our client’s needs. From refinancing your student loan debt to buying your first home, our team is leading the way for innovation at First Republic.


First Republic Bank is looking for a Credit and Risk professional with proven experience and leadership skills to join our Eagle Lending team. In this new role, the Credit and Risk Analyst will have an exciting opportunity to implement and maintain a robust compliance support function within Eagle Lending, one of the fastest growing business units at First Republic. The Credit and Risk Analyst will ensure that the various business functions throughout Eagle Lending remain in compliance with all regulatory and internal risk management policy guidelines.


What you’ll do as a Credit & Risk Analyst:


  • You will utilize strong strategic planning and leadership skills to drive our Credit and Risk function in building out new processes/re-engineering existing processes, with the goal of ensuring that key Eagle Lending functions have strong risk controls in place and adhere to Bank and regulatory guidelines.

  • Additionally, you will work collaboratively with key partners within Eagle Lending and Bank-wide in order to manage the development and/or enhancement of both back-end and front-end processes and risk identification and mitigation efforts.

  • Support activities of Eagle Lending’s Credit and Risk function, such as preparing for audits and loan portfolio reviews

  • Implement audit recommendations and effectively resolve audit findings in a timely manner

  • Develop and facilitate process improvement and risk mitigation trainings for Eagle Lending staff across the country

  • Guide implementation of new regulations and, from time to time, help implement new credit guidelines

  • Act as liaison with the Corporate Compliance team as well as internal/external audit groups and regulators, while providing subject matter expertise to Eagle Lending


You could be a great fit if you have:

  • Bachelor's Degree required
  • Must possess 1 - 2 years of experience in Risk Management, Compliance, Lending, or other related fields
  • Must possess strong working knowledge of MS Word / MS Outlook / MS Access / MS PowerPoint/ MS Excel
  • Knowledge of loan processing and/or servicing systems strongly preferred
  • Quick-thinker, fast learner, problem solver and possess strong analytical skill
  • Ability to succeed in a team-oriented work environment
  • Collaborative behavior, able to quickly forge effective working relationships with a variety of personalities
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Demonstrated skills in organization and strong attention to detail


Job Demands:

  • Must be able to review and analyze data reports and manuals; must be computer proficient.
  • Must be able to communicate effectively via telephone and in person.


Own your work and your career - apply now

Are you willing to take initiative and make decisions? Are you willing to go the extra mile because you love what you do and how you can contribute as a team? Do you want the freedom to grow and the opportunity to take charge of your own career? If so, then come join us.


We want hard working team players. You’ll have the independence to learn, lead and drive change. A culture of extraordinary service, empowerment and stability—that’s the First Republic way. Come join us!


This job description is not intended to be all-inclusive. Employee may perform other related duties as assigned to meet the ongoing needs of the organization. The Company is an equal opportunity employer. In this regard, the Company makes reasonable accommodations for qualified applicants and employees with disabilities in order to enable them to perform all essential job functions, unless doing so creates an undue hardship.


First Republic is subject to federal laws that restrict the employment of individuals with certain types of criminal histories, including FDIA Section 19 and FINRA. To the extent not inconsistent with our obligations under those federal laws and regulations, First Republic will consider qualified candidates with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the Los Angeles and San Francisco ban-the-box laws.


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