• Senior Business Analyst, Data Governance

    Job Locations
    US-CA-San Francisco

    At First Republic, we care about our people. Founded in 1985, we offer extraordinary client service in private banking, private business banking and private wealth management. We believe that personal connections are everything and our success is driven by the relationships we form with our colleagues and clients. You’ll always feel empowered and valued here. 


    Incredible teams doing exceptional work, every day

    In Business Intelligence and Data Analytics, we are responsible for delivering accurate data reporting to help promote data fluency, improve client service and inform business decisions across the enterprise. We aim to maximize the value of the Bank’s data to capitalize on competitive opportunities in increasingly sophisticated ways.


    An encouraging culture that invests in you

    As a Senior Business Analyst and a key member of the Enterprise Data and Client Insights team, you will play an important role in the Bank’s data governance program and related policies, processes and reporting. You’ll support the execution of the Bank’s data governance and data quality programs (policy, standards and controls); promoting the adoption of ongoing data governance and data quality routines with key business partners; and ensuring that data provisioning practices are sufficiently controlled, tested and documented (including mapping, lineage and reconciliation) to support rigorous examination.



    What you’ll do as a Senior Business Analyst, Data Governance:

    • Design and deliver management reporting focusing on operational key performance indicators and early warning indicators.
    • Build data sourcing for key data sets and develop business intelligence reports and dashboards.
    • Engage with business and technology partners to document business and functional requirements.
    • Develop high-value-added reporting and presentations for management.
    • Engage with stakeholders to analyze and isolate the root causes of data issues and drive data cleansing efforts.
    • Develop and maintain detailed documentation of process design, data flows, data taxonomy, business glossary, data lineage, and related controls and procedures.
    • Prepare materials for key data governance meetings (for example, Data Champions, Oversight Committee).
    • Take responsibility for understanding data from the enterprise perspective and managing it in such a way that it can be understood and leveraged across the organization.
    • Assist with reference data and master data management governance processes as needed.



    You could be a great fit if you have:

    • Five to seven years of financial services industry experience, preferably in deposit services
    • Proficiency in processing complex business concepts, researching data issues and managing through remediation
    • Broad exposure to data governance and data management concepts and technologies
    • Experience with or exposure to account opening processes, Know Your Client and operational controls
    • Skill in analyzing data and complex data relationships
    • Experience with business intelligence reporting, including data visualization tools
    • Excellent SQL skills
    • Proficiency with varied computer and network operating systems
    • Experience with data management technologies and tools e.g., master data management; extract, transform, load; Collibra (preferred)
    • Analytical skills to collect and profile data and compute key metrics e.g., key performance indicators and key risk indicators
    • Process design experience and a process optimization mindset
    • A consulting background or experience in a consultative role working closely with business stakeholders
    • Excellent presentation skills and extensive experience presenting content to various audiences, including senior management
    • Passion about data management and data governance
    • Objectivity, creativity and an extremely meticulous and organized approach to work
    • Excellent interpersonal and collaboration skills, with the ability to work effectively with business and technology partners as well as with outside vendors and contractors
    • The ability to lead projects and work with little or no supervision, yet thrive in a collaborative environment
    • Eagerness to learn technology, business processes and new tasks
    • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills and a strong drive for results
    • The ability to multitask and handle multiple projects or support efforts simultaneously, with a proven ability to meet established deadlines
    • Strong leadership, mentoring and influencing skills
    • Sound judgment and the ability to negotiate deliverables and timelines with tact and diplomacy
    • The ability to concentrate and work calmly under pressure
    • A strong character
    • Outstanding written and oral communication skills
    • Excellent relationship management skills, with a demonstrated focus on customer satisfaction

    Job Demands:

    • Must be able to review and analyze data reports and manuals; must be computer proficient.
    • Must be able to communicate effectively via telephone and in person.


    Own your work and your career — apply now

    Are you willing to go the extra mile because you love what you do and how you can contribute as a team? Do you want the freedom to grow and the opportunity to take charge of your own career? If so, then come join us.


    We want hardworking team players. You’ll have the independence to learn, lead and drive change. A culture of extraordinary service, empowerment and stability — that’s the First Republic way.


    Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records, to the extent consistent with applicable federal and/or state law.


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