• Facilities Accounting/Staff Accountant

    ID
    2018-6840
    Job Locations
    US-CA-San Francisco
    Category
    Accounting/Finance
  • Overview

    Under general supervision, the Staff Accountant will perform a variety of routine duties in the Accounting Department which includes, but are not limited to maintaining the Bank’s fixed assets records, accurate coding of invoices, daily and monthly reconciliation and analysis and certification of various General Ledger accounts. The individual will report directly to the Bank’s Facilities Accounting Manager, must be extremely adaptable, and an independent contributor. The role requires exceptional level of detail, communication skills and an ability to work with various business units within the bank.

    Responsibilities

    • Organize and Maintain Fixed Asset records and filing system including physical and electronic record retention for all assigned tasks
    • Invoice coding in accordance with bank established accounting policies
    • Software capitalization rationale and analysis
    • Identify/retire disposed asset
    • Preparation of annual business personal property taxes
    • Assist in preparation of annual statement of value by location
    • Assist in user acceptance testing
    • CIP/Project tracking
    • Prepare journal entries from internal and external sources with proper documentation
    • Reconcile and certify various General Ledger accounts within daily, monthly and quarterly deadlines
    • Analyze data for daily reconciliations, complete ad hoc reports with analytical components, and prepare trend/variance analysis and write-ups for senior management
    • Support the accounting team in meeting month end closing deadlines
    • Support the team during periodic desk rotation and vacation coverage
    • Assist management on fulfilling audit requests and responding to any related inquiries from internal and external auditors
    • Organize and maintain updated accounting procedures respective to assigned tasks
    • Assist in lease accounting efforts including lease abstraction and interpretation
    • Protect organization’s value by keeping information confidential
    • Assist in various projects as needed
    • Performs other duties & responsibilities as required or assigned by supervisor

    Qualifications

    Skills, Knowledge & Abilities:

    • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or related discipline
    • 2 + years of experience in accounting and/or banking environment
    • Understanding of GAAP
    • Able to handle high volume of review and data entry
    • Proficient in Microsoft Excel (Vlookup’s, Pivot tables)
    • Excellent organizational and time management skills
    • Team player, ability to interact with many different business units
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
    • Oracle EBS experience with Oracle Fixed Assets a plus
    • Attention to detail
    • Excellent analytical skills
    • Ability to execute tasks, handle multiple priorities and respond quickly to meet deadlines
    • Provides extraordinary service
    • Furthers the First Republic Bank culture and values

     

    Physical/Mental 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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