2023 PWM Advisor Onboarding Associate | Winter 2023 (Hybrid)

Job Locations
US-NY-New York
Wealth Management


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. 


First Republic Private Wealth Management (“PWM”) offers solutions for our clients from a wide array of services including comprehensive investment management, financial planning, estate planning, trust services, endowment management and more. Our goal is to understand our clients’ unique needs and support them throughout a lifetime of financial goals.


What you'll do as a PWM Advisor Onboarding Associate:

  • Engage with all aspects of PWM and provides excellent exposure to cross-functional department business partners and to Executive Management
  • Cover the onboarding cycle including recruiting, onboarding, and integration of new teams into PWM while working directly with our Client Service and Transition Management Team to support the growth of our business
  • Serve as a key point of contact to new wealth management teams throughout their transition and integration into First Republic
  • Drive the end-to-end client onboarding process to include but not limited to; pre-fill and review new account paperwork, initiate and submit new account and account transfer requests, complete post account setup requirements, conduct a thorough final sign-off to ensure timely and accurate results
  • Provide disbursement and account maintenance client servicing support to new wealth management teams throughout their transition
  • Provide direct onsite and remote training support on certain systems, policies, and procedures
  • Research and respond to daily servicing, operational, and wealth management related inquiries to ensure timely, accurate and detailed responses are provided
  • Coordinate pre-arrival setup logistics to include but not limited to; order/confirm office supplies and marketing materials are stocked and current; check scanners and time stamps are available, order business and announcement cards, entry badges and parking passes are prepared, office and technology setup is complete, etc.
  • Provide backup coverage to Client Services when not assigned to a new team onboarding
  • Responsibilities include the following:  1) adhering to and complying with the applicable, federal and state laws, regulations and guidance, including those related to Anti-money laundering (i.e. Bank Secrecy Act, US PATRIOT Act, etc.) 2) adhering to Bank policies and procedures, 3) completing required training, 4) identifying and reporting suspicious activity to the 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:


  • Are graduating in 2022 and able to start full time in January 2023, with a BS/BA degree in Business, Finance, or related field preferred, or sufficient experience with relevant certifications
  • Strong presentation skills; comfortable speaking in front of senior wealth professionals and management
  • Proven self-starter mindset with the ability to think and work autonomously
  • Effective organization, prioritization and time management capabilities
  • Team player attitude; willing to help and learn from others
  • Excellent written and verbal skills with careful attention to detail
  • Strong analytical skills with the ability to synthesize information
  • Proficiency in Microsoft office applications with an intermediate+ skill level in Excel and PPT
  • Desire to pursue Series 7/66 license preferred for career advancement eligibility
  • Must be currently authorized to work in the United States without the need for visa sponsorship now or in the future

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 on a regular basis
  • Ability to regularly work extended hours and weekends

Why should you apply to this role?

  • Competitive compensation and benefits package (ex. 401(k) match, student loan repayment)
  • Training, education & licensing (Securities Licensing, tuition reimbursement program)
  • An intensive, collaborative training program that begins with two weeks on-site in our San Francisco home office, followed by weekly classes with the training team in your local office
  • We also want to immerse you in the First Republic culture. Since one of our core values is have fun, we’ve sprinkled in activities throughout the two-week training program and there after!
  • Structured mentorship program

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.


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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