First Republic Bank

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Financial Analyst

Financial Analyst

ID 
2017-5413
Job Locations 
US-CA-San Francisco
Category 
Accounting/Finance

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Overview

Founded in 1985, 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 Finance Department is responsible for monitoring and directing the Bank’s financial health. We work with teams across the Bank to set growth strategies, explore initiatives, observe market trends, monitor risk, tackle the latest regulatory requirements, and plan the Bank’s financial and strategic future.

 

The ideal candidate has a broad skill-set in areas like finance, statistics, math, or accounting. The candidate should be willing to learn new processes and dive enthusiastically into detailed analysis of Bank financial information. Most importantly,  the candidate should be a critical thinker who can connect the dots when necessary- --for example, by noticing when a change in one report might have downstream effects or influence other work streams. The candidate should be a team player both within the Finance team and throughout the Bank.  There will be high exposure to other departments in this role, such as Investor Relations, Accounting, Financial Reporting, and Credit Administration, as well as exposure to Bank executives. People across the Bank, including Bank executives, will depend on this person to provide accurate and timely information and to assist them in understanding differences between distinct datasets. We seek to fill this position with a candidate who will be a self-starter; who will identify opportunities for process improvement; and who will execute process improvements wisely and efficiently.

Responsibilities

  • Support month end, 10-Q/10-K, board, and regulatory reporting during regular business cycles.
  • Support the annual development of the Bank’s 5-year business plan
  • Support the annual performance of the Capital Stress Test 
  • Assist in data collection, extraction, reconciliation, validity and sanity checks, transformation, and validation for a variety of projects. 
  • Continuously seek out opportunities for process improvement.
  • Perform duties & responsibilities specific to department functions & activities.
  • 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.

Qualifications

SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE AND ABILITIES:

  • Undergraduate degree in Finance, Economics, Accounting, or related field preferred
  • Experience in interpreting, comparing, and understanding quantitative information from a variety of sources
  • Experience in the financial services industry is a plus
  • Familiarity with Excel is an essential part of this position
  • SQL and/or Hyperion Essbase expertise is valued
  • Familiarity with Access and PowerPoint is also favorable
  • Excellent verbal and composition skills
  • Team player
  • Furthers the First Republic Bank culture and values

 

MENTAL/PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

  • 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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