Accounting Manager

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.


The Manager oversees daily accounting operations including, but not limited to, financial systems controls, loan accounting and GL reconciliation. This individual is responsible for data integrity on financial information to management and for regulatory reporting purposes.  Implements and assesses department internal controls in compliance with Bank policies and regulations.  Assists executive management on financial analyses.  Serves as liaison to loan and deposit operations for guidance on accounting related issues.


What you’ll do as an Accounting Manager:

  • Manage daily accounting operations including general ledger reconciliation, loan accounting and financial systems support.
  • Ensure maintenance of effective internal controls and appropriate accounting procedures for the areas of responsibility, including evaluation of processes and controls for compliance with SOX.
  • Act as Accounting liaison to loan operations and data management, identify and address issues that affect accounting operations and financial reporting.  Evaluate system controls to ensure data integrity.
  • Participate independently or collaborately in interdepartmental meetings and discussions on corporate initiatives including but not limited to system conversion/upgrades and new product offering, to ensure proper accounting treatment is being followed.
  • Provide support to management to ensure timely and accurate monthly close cycles.  Monitor and maintain the daily and monthly general ledger account certification processes.
  • Supervise and develop key staff personnel and review staff assignments.  Review and approve daily balancing work of staff to ensure accuracy and timely resolution of outstanding issues.
  • Assist internal and external auditors on financial and operational reviews and audits.    
  • Prepare and review management and regulatory schedules and reports on a  monthly, quarterly and/or annual basis.  
  • Perform duties and responsibilities specific to department functions, enterprise initiatives and corporate projects.


You could be a great fit if you have:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting required
  • CPA and public company experience preferred.
  • Financial services experience required.
  • Strong analytical and organizational skills.
  • Effective interpersonal and supervisory skills.
  • Excellent communication and written skills.
  • Proficient in Word and Excel.
  • Oracle and Hyperion experience preferred.
  • Furthers the First Republic culture and values

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 able to travel as position requires.
  • May be required to lift 25-50 lbs.

Own your work and your career — apply now

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.


We believe that a diverse range of backgrounds and ideas has and will continue to be fundamental to the future success of First Republic.


If you are curious to learn more about this opportunity, we'd love to hear from you.


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.


For New York City-based roles: Mayor Bill de Blasio announced that, effective December 27, 2021, all private sector employers?in New York City will be required to ensure that their employees are vaccinated against COVID-19 to attend work in the office. Reasonable Medical or Religious Accommodations may be requested if applicable to you. Please view New York’s Guidance on Accommodations for Workers for more information.


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