• Staff Accountant - Cash Team

    ID
    2019-7810
    Job Locations
    US-CA-San Francisco
    Category
    Accounting/Finance
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    At First Republic, we care about our people. We offer extraordinary client service in private banking, private business banking, and private wealth management. Founded in 1985, 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 at First Republic.

     

    Incredible teams doing exceptional work, every day.
    In Accounting, we’re responsible for recording and reconciling financial transactions, processing vendor payments, processing payroll, calculating and remitting taxes. We also produce external and internal financial reports and interpret accounting guidance.

     

     

     

    Common goals, uncommon potential

    Under general supervision, the Staff Accountant will perform a variety of routine duties in the Accounting Department which includes, but is not limited to daily and monthly reconciliation, analysis and certification of various General Ledger accounts and research of outstanding items and adjustments. In addition, the Staff Accountant will be responsible for inputting journal entries and maintaining accounting records.

    What you'll do as a Staff Accountant - Cash Team

    • 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 analysis and write-ups for senior management.
    • Identify, research, and problem-solve GL account outages and/or internal control issues. Contact business partners to resolve outstanding issues when necessary.
    • Support the accounting team in meeting month end closing deadlines.
    • Assist management on fulfilling audit requests and responding to any related inquiries from internal and external auditors.
    • Assist in providing detailed support to Accounting Management on financial reports, schedules and regulatory reporting.
    • Organize and maintain updated accounting procedures respective to assigned tasks.
    • Assist in various projects as needed.
    • Responsible for the physical and electronic record retention for all assigned tasks.
    • Support the team during periodic desk rotation and vacation coverage.
    • 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.

     

    You could be a great fit if you have:

    • 2 years of experience in accounting preferred.
    • 2 years banking environment experience preferred
    • BS degree in Accounting preferred.
    • Excellent organizational and time management skills.
    • Ability to execute tasks, handle multiple priorities and respond quickly to meet deadlines.
    • Requires excellent verbal and written communication skills.
    • Attentive to detail
    • Excellent analytical skills.
    • Proficiency in Microsoft Office suite required
    • Knowledgeable in data mining using access or SQL preferred.
    • Oracle and Hyperion knowledge desired.
    • Provides extraordinary service.
    • Furthers the First Republic Bank culture and values.

    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 hard working 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.

     

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