HR Compliance Analyst (HYBRID)

Job Locations
US-CA-San Francisco
Human Resources


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.

In Human Resources, we are committed to growing and protecting First Republic and its culture by attracting, retaining and supporting our most valuable resource: people. Providing our colleagues with extraordinary service is our commitment; their success is our reward.


HR Compliance Analyst

The goal for this role will be to develop and maintain a program that proactively identifies compliance issues and designs best practices for resolution before violations have occurred. Under the supervision of the Manager of Risk, Compliance, and QA, the HR Compliance Analyst will assist with the creation of the Human Resources Compliance Program.  Primary tasks will include creating and maintaining a compliance regulation library, monitoring relevant regulatory changes, conducting and documenting targeted compliance reviews, assisting with correcting compliance deficiencies identified, and developing an effective compliance communication protocol.


What you’ll do as a HR Compliance Analyst:

  • Work with our Office of the General Counsel to proactively scan for relevant laws and regulations that may impact HR. Prepare the team in advance when possible to adapt to new laws or changes
  • Responsible for the development and oversight of compliance controls
  • Conduct internal HR audits on a regular basis to ensure the team remains in compliance with applicable regulations. The position is responsible for identifying and addressing any potential issues involving noncompliance with Bank policies and/or applicable requirements and ensuring a successful partnership with the Bank’s Internal Audit department
  • Partners with HR Business Partners to resolve HR compliance issues within the business units they support
  • Prepare effective communication reports of compliance issues for management
  • Provide recommendations of process improvements on all aspects of HR compliance related procedures
  • Evaluate the efficiency of systems and processes to ensure they align with business needs.  Design and maintain a fit for purpose program, one that is not too light or overengineered
  • Serve as key contact for compliance related issues
  • Identifies situations which may pose Compliance risk and helps to guide management on developing appropriate policies and guidelines
  • Ensure timely submission of EEO-1 reports


You could be a great fit if you have:

  • Willingness to learn/curiosity – The role will require researching and learning a broad number of compliance topics and determining how to apply them to specific processes and operations.
  • Patience – Building something relatively new will mean false starts and dead ends.  The individual will need to maintain focus on the larger goals of the program when facing these challenges.
  • Analytical – The role will require comfort with data and the ability to do basic analysis on data collected 
  • Background in Legal, Risk, Compliance, and/or Audit with 3 to 5 years’ experience
  • Experience managing a process end to end
  • Knowledge of labor and employment laws and regulations, including but not limited to discrimination, harassment, retaliation, disability accommodation, wage and hour, leave of absence and background check
  • Knowledge of relevant laws including HIPPA, ERISA, the SAFE act, and CPRA
  • Experience filing required government filings such as EEO-1 and California Pay Data
  • Effective presentation experience

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 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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