Accountant (HYBRID)

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. 

Under general supervision, the Accountant will perform a variety of routine duties in the Accounting Department which includes, but is not limited to daily and monthly reconciliation, analysis and certification of various General Ledger accounts, research of outstanding items and inputting journal entries. 


What you’ll do as a Accountant: 

  • Reconcile, analyze and certify various General Ledger accounts within daily and monthly deadlines.
  • Prepare journal entries with proper documentation
  • Identify, research, investigate, and problem-solve GL account and/or internal control issues
  • Communicate and work with various business units to resolve outstanding issues.
  • Support the accounting team in meeting month end closing deadlines.
  • Assist management on audit request and responding to inquiries from internal and external auditors.
  • Assist in providing detailed support to Accounting Management on financial reports, schedules and regulatory reporting.
  • Assist in various projects as needed, such as analyze and prepare trend analysis to management.
  • Perform duties & responsibilities specific to department functions & activities.
  • Performs other duties & responsibilities as required or assigned by supervisor.
  • Organize and maintain updated accounting procedures respective to assigned tasks.
  • Adhere to company policies in protecting and preserving confidentiality of bank and clients information.
  • Responsibilities include the following: 1) adhering to and complying with all applicable, federal and state laws, regulations and guidance, including those related to Anti-Money Laundering (i.e. Bank Secrecy Act, USA PATRIOT Act, etc.), 2) adhering to Bank policies and procedures, 3) completing required training, 4) identifying and reporting potential suspicious activity to the BSA/AML Officer, and 5) knowing and verifying the identity of any customer(s) that enters into a relationship with the Bank.


You could be a great fit if you have:

  • 1+ years of GL experience in accounting and/or banking environment.
  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting.
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills. 
  • Results-oriented and works well in a fast-paced environment with an ability to meet tight deadlines.
  • Self-motivated; able to execute tasks and manage multiple priorities
  • Requires excellent verbal and communication skills.
  • Strong attention to detail, good analytical skills and team oriented.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office required.
  • Managed and analyze large amounts of data; Excel skills are required.
  • Oracle and Hyperion knowledge desired.
  • Provides extraordinary service.
  • Furthers the First Republic Bank 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 for business


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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