First Republic Bank

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Systems Analyst, HRIS

Systems Analyst, HRIS

Job Locations 
US-CA-San Francisco
Human Resources

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First Republic is an ultra-high-touch bank that provides extraordinary client service. We believe that one-on-one interactions build lasting relationships. We move quickly to serve our clients’ needs so that their financial transactions are handled with ease and efficiency. Client trust and security are paramount in our line of business. Ultimately, our goal is unsurpassed client satisfaction which will lead to personal referrals – our number one source of new business.  

We recognize that our competitive advantage starts with our people and our culture. At First Republic, we work hard and move quickly as a very coordinated team. If you are looking for an opportunity to grow and contribute in a fun, fast-paced environment, First Republic is the place for you. We have exceptional people focused on providing extraordinary service.  

The Systems Analyst, Human Resources Information Systems (HRIS) provides analytical and technical support to the Human Resources Division. The primary focus of this position is the support and maintenance of the Core HR System and Applicant Tracking system.   Key Responsibilities include maintaining quality and consistency of HR data; building reports to support key functions within HR, providing technical support to Human Resources and other staff; serving as liaison among HRIS, Benefits, Human Resources, Recruitment, Payroll and Ultimate Software Configuration areas. This individual serves as a technical point-of-contact for assigned functional areas and assists subject matter experts with ensuring data integrity through report writing and analyzing data flows . As part of the Human Resources team, this position also provides general Human Resources support as needed.


  • Build complex reports in Cognos BI and iCIMS report builder
  • Perform detailed data analysis to troubleshoot and resolve identified issues
  • Design and lead system integrations and data flow automations
  • Configure and Administer roles, responsibilities and workflows in Core HR system – UltiPro and Applicant Tracking system – iCIMS
  • Analyze business needs, gather functional requirements and work with vendors and internal partners to design HR system enhancements through alerts, workflows and reports.
  • Partner with HR team to recommend and plan for improvements and enhancements to support and streamline internal processes.
  • Implement, test, and maintain the functionalities of the company’s HR systems Troubleshoot and offer technical assistance in support of Payroll, Human Resources, Benefits and other staff.
  • Coordinate integration of multiple platforms, vendor products and technologies.
  • Write, maintain and support a variety of reports utilizing the reporting tools.
  • Assist in development of custom reports for ongoing customer needs.
  • Help maintain data integrity in systems by analyzing data.
  • Provide end user support, and maintain SLA targets set for the team.
  • Coordinates resolution of system issues managed by 3rd party vendors
  • Resolve complex technical problems.
  • Provide other support to Human Resources management and staff as assigned
  • Perform duties & responsibilities specific to department functions & activities or as assigned by supervisor.
  • 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. 


Skills, Knowledge & Abilities:

Any combination of training and experience which would provide the required knowledge and ability is qualifying. A typical way to obtain the requisite knowledge and abilities would be:  


Experience: Four (4) years of experience in Information Technology with focus on supporting HR Systems and functions




Education: A Bachelor’s degree in Information Systems, or other relevant subject.


Experience: Three (3) years of experience in Information Technology with focus on supporting HR Systems and functions  


Knowledge of: Data and process flows between the HRIS, Benefits, Human Resources, Payroll and Finance areas; HRIS System administration; complex report development, HR, Benefit and Payroll procedures, and operations; business system applications; principles and techniques of systems quality assurance and control;; technical problem solving techniques; principles of documentation, and technical correspondence; principles of customer service; design, implementation and maintenance of various HRIS systems; Microsoft Office applications.  


Ability to: Work independently and in a team environment in identifying and resolving issues, concerns and problems; acquire subject matter expertise in the functions and systems that support the HR department, and technical operations; use troubleshooting and analytical skills; analyze, evaluate and integrate business processes and procedures; write logical, comprehensive, concise reports demonstrate good customer service; communicate effectively orally and in writing using language understandable to management and staff; work effectively with vendors, clients, users and management; develop recommendations and solutions; promote and maintain a team environment; work effectively, independently and follow through on assignments; accept work assignments from multiple managers and work areas; handle multiple and parallel projects.   


DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS: Hands-on experience in one or more of the following: Ultimate Software Systems or similar HCM application, iCIMS (ATS), or Cognos BI or similar Reporting



Mental/Physical Abilities:

  • Vision must be sufficient to read data reports, manuals and computer screens.
  • Hearing must be sufficient to understand a conversation at a normal volume, including telephone calls and in person.
  • Speech must be coherent to clearly convey or exchange information, including the giving and receiving of assignments and/or directions.
  • Position involves sitting most of the time, but may involve walking or standing for brief periods of time.
  • Must be able to travel in a limited capacity.


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