Associate, Accounting Financial Systems Support

ID
2020-10334
Job Locations
US-CA-San Francisco

 

At First Republic, we care about our people. We offer extraordinary client service in private banking, private business banking, and private wealth management. Founded in 1985, 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 at First Republic. 

 

Incredible teams doing exceptional work, every day.

In Accounting, we’re responsible for recording and reconciling financial transactions, processing vendor payments, processing payroll, calculating and remitting taxes. We also produce external and internal financial reports and interpret accounting guidance.

 

Duties and Responsibilities

The Associate with the Accounting Financial Systems Support team will help maintain the Bank’s critical financial systems and support general ledger operations. The individual will act as a trusted partner for the Department and a liaison to our technology team in supporting maintenance of the Bank’s General Ledger, financial hierarchies, and other essential tools; including user support and training, user/data/workflow management, documentation, identifying and troubleshooting issues, and building reports. To be successful, the Associate will need to be detail-oriented, flourish in fast-paced environments, and be comfortable with shifting priorities.

 

What you’ll do as Associate, Accounting Financial Systems Support:

  • Administer systems for the Accounting Department, including configurations, user account maintenance, workflows, reports, and other routine tasks
  • Monitor financial system interfaces; troubleshoot technical issues; coordinate resolution efforts
  • Facilitate opening and updates of General Ledger accounts, cost centers, and other segments
  • Support and maintain mapping of General Ledger segments into dependent systems
  • Maintain the Bank’s Chart of Account hierarchies
  • Support monthly overhead allocation calculations
  • Support planning and execution of monthly close activities
  • Run, modify, and distribute scheduled reports and create adhoc reports as needed
  • Support integration and enhancement coordination of tools and technologies
  • Work with internal stakeholders to gather, understand, and document business requirements along with their related processes; assist in building solutions
  • Prepare systems for upgrades and enhancements
  • Participate in UAT for system updates and coordinate UAT efforts for end users
  • Support regulatory compliance and risk management efforts
  • Assist in project related activities on an ad hoc basis
  • Identify opportunities for enhancing performance and controls
  • Develop and maintain procedural, system, user guide, and process flow documentation
  • Support system and process training for end users
  • Support regular system audits and reviews

 

You could be a great fit if you have:

  • 3+ years of financial/ERP system experience, preferably in an system admin role
  • Experience working on system enhancements, upgrades, patching, implementations
  • Proficiency with SQL
  • Understanding of basic Accounting and Finance concepts
  • Understanding of basic data management principles
  • Experience in Banking and/or Financial Services industries preferred
  • Proficiency with MS Office applications
  • Problem-solving, decision-making and analytical skills
  • Ability to operate effectively in fast-pace environment and balance competing priorities
  • Self-motivated individual that is comfortable being managed remotely
  • Strong work ethic, goal driven, and willingness to learn
  • Strong interpersonal and verbal/written communication skills

 

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.
  • Must be comfortable accepting work assignments from multiple managers
  • Must be willing to work occasional nights, weekends, and early mornings to support system cutovers, disaster recovery testing, reporting needs, etc.

 

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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