• Senior Tax Accountant

    Job Locations
    US-CA-San Francisco
  • Overview

    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.


    Tax staff accountant to assist in the preparation of tax compliance workpapers, perform minor tax research projects, and assist in audits of various tax jurisdictions.


    • Preparation of the quarterly tax provision workpapers;
    • Preparation of the annual federal and state income tax return workpapers including apportionment data;
    • Assist in responding to tax notices;
    • Assist in the tracking of stock compensation to calculate tax benefit derived from the exercise of stock options and restricted stock;
    • Assist in the gathering of document requests for various ongoing tax audits of the bank;
    • Assist in researching different filing requirements for various states;
    • Assist in other minor tax research projects.
    • Perform duties & responsibilities specific to department functions & activities.
    • Performs other duties & responsibilities as required or 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.




    Key Skill, Knowledge, and Abilities:

    • 3-4 years of related experience, corporate tax or audit experience desired.
    • Proficient in Microsoft Excel and Word;

    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills;

    • Undergraduate accounting (or economics) degree

    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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