• Senior Analyst - Financial Reporting

    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.


    The Senior Analyst will be a member of the team responsible for completing financial statements, schedules and disclosures for SEC, FDIC reporting purposes (including earnings release, 10-Q, 10-K, Basel III regulatory disclosures and Call Report schedules).  The Senior Analyst will be responsible for accurately compiling, analyzing and interpreting financial information used for reporting purposes, and for continuous enhancements to reporting processes.  The Senior Analyst will research accounting topics/reporting issues, and regularly coordinate and collaborate with other team members and other functional groups. 


    Responsibilities and Duties

    • Prepare schedules (for earnings release, 10-Q, 10-K, Basel III regulatory disclosures, Call Report, internal management reports) and disclosures in accordance with SEC, FDIC or internal reporting requirements and organize/maintain applicable supporting documentation for every filing.  For areas of responsibility, proactively make enhancements to reporting processes.
    • Research technical guidance and communicate conclusions regarding accounting and regulatory reporting issues.
    • Perform financial accounting analyses as necessary.
    • Monitor accounting and regulatory developments and the resulting reporting implications.  Collaborate with Accounting Policy and other functional groups (for example, Accounting, Finance,
    • Credit Administration, Loan Servicing, Deposit Services) to implement changes in reporting processes.
    • Lead or assist with special accounting/reporting projects as assigned.
    • Maintain strong internal controls over financial reporting; update procedures and internal control matrices; ensure clean audit trails and adequate documentation for all financial reports.
    • 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 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.


    Critical features of this job are described under the items above. They may be subject to change at any time due to reasonable accommodation or other reasons. This job description reflects management’s assignment of essential functions; it does not prescribe or restrict the tasks that may be assigned. Nothing in this job description restricts management’s right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time.



    Key Skills, Knowledge and Abilities

    • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting.
    • 2-4 years of experience at a Big 4 accounting firm (external audit) or mix public accounting/SEC reporting/financial reporting experience.
    • Banking experience preferred.
    • CPA preferred.
    • Strong understanding of GAAP and SEC reporting requirements.
    • Excellent analytical and organizational skills.
    • Detail-oriented approach to problem solving and ability to learn systems (reporting, record keeping, etc.) and processes quickly.
    • Effective interpersonal skills.
    • Strong written and oral communication skills.
    • Proficient in Word and Excel.
    • Oracle and Hyperion experience a plus.
    • Workiva experience a plus.
    • Ability to handle multiple tasks/projects and meet tight deadlines.
    • Self-motivated individual with a strong interest in accounting and reporting issues.
    • Team player.
    • Provides extraordinary service.
    • Furthers the First Republic Bank culture and values.

    Mental/Physical Requirements

    • The ability to learn and comprehend basic instructions; understand the meanings of words and respond effectively; and perform basic arithmetic accurately and quickly.
    • 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 as position requires.
    • May be required to lift 25-50lbs.


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