• Wire Transfer Specialist

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  • 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.


    Responsible for processing incoming and outgoing wire transfer payments for the Bank.  Research and respond to any wire related inquiries received from other banks or financial institutions. Follow loss prevention procedures for all incoming and outgoing wires.


    • Responsible for reviewing wire documentation for completeness and accuracy. Ensuring all wires have been properly authorized.
    • Responsibilities include working with other departments to authenticate wires with the originator. Closely monitoring all outgoing wires for potential fraud. Follow Bank policies and procedures regarding Risk analysis of wires received through the Remote queue (Browser, Online platforms).
    • All outgoing wires are processed within the established SLA following the bank’s procedures and controls.
    • Handle all wire tracers and investigations received from other banks or internally from branches or other departments within the bank.  Cases may vary from responding to tracers requesting confirmation of payment to the beneficiary, cancellation of payment or amendments to the original wire instructions.
    • Responsible for monitoring unclaimed wires ensuring timely resolution and correction. 
    • Responsibilities include daily reconciliation of all wire systems, ensure accuracy of balances and posting of wires.
    • Responsibility includes flexible working schedules to meet the banks goals and daily business requirements.
    • Perform duties and responsibilities specific to department functions and activities.  Perform other duties and responsibilities as required or assigned by your supervisor. 
    • Responsibilities include preparing and submitting AML (Anti-Money Laundering) certification to compliance department. 
    • Perform duties and responsibilities specific to department functions and activities.
    • Performs other duties and responsibilities as required or assigned by supervisor.
    • Responsibilities include the following: 
    • 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.).
    • Adhering to Bank policies and procedures.
    • Completing required training.
    • Identifying and reporting potential suspicious activity to the BSA/AML Officer.


    • Very detailed oriented.
    • Basic knowledge in (Microsoft Office Word, Excel and Access.
    • Able to work under pressure and tight time constraints.
    • Good verbal written communication skills.
    • Able to work efficiently independently and in a team environment.
    • 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 in a limited capacity.


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