• Client Service Operations Associate

    Job Locations
    US-CA-Palo Alto
    Wealth Management

    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

    First Republic Private Wealth Management is comprised of investment management, brokerage, trust, financial planning and insurance professionals. We offer customized wealth management solutions for our clients from a wide array of services including comprehensive investment management, financial planning, estate planning, trust services, endowment management and more. Our goal is to understand our clients’ unique needs and support them throughout a lifetime of financial goals.



    Common goals, uncommon potential

    The Client Service Operations Associate on the Service Excellence and Loyalty (SEAL) team is the liaison between the Client Service Associate and the various departments involved in account opening and maintenance.  Outside of First Republic, SEAL members work closely with various custodians and funds for account opening, maintenance & subscriptions to alternative investments. Within First Republic, SEAL works closely with compliance, technology, and the alternative investments department to facilitate transaction and reconciliation between various alternative funds and custodians.  Members gain foundational knowledge in how the Wealth Management business works from the inside out. This role is primarily located in Palo Alto and will spend 1-2 days per week in San Francisco.


    What you’ll do as a Client Service Operations Associate:

    • Generate New Account paperwork and process signed paperwork
    • Pre-fill Private Placement Document (Alternative investments) and process signed documents
    • Customer-Relationship Management (CRM) data entry
    • Maintain/reconcile differences between custodian & CRM
    • Maintain files for compliance – including Know Your Customer (KYC) creation and maintenance
    • Work with custodians to ensure timely account opening
    • Provide continuous status updates and communication with associates
    • Process Assets Held Away for performance reporting data or trading groups


    You could be a great fit if you have:

    • Excellent attention to detail and high degree of accuracy and consistency; takes ownership of work product
    • A bachelor’s degree in business, finance or related field, or equivalent experience
    • Exceptional organizational and interpersonal skills to interface with clients, prospects, custodians and colleagues
    • Considerable tact and discretion when dealing with clients and sensitive data
    • The ability to multi-task and prioritize work in a fast-paced, sales-oriented environment; proven ability to handle pressure
    • Good communication skills
    • Thrives in a team environment

    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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