• Associate, Business Analysis

    ID
    2019-8664
    Job Locations
    US-CA-San Francisco
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    Associate, Business Analysis

    San Francisco, CA

     

    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.

     

    The Business Analysis Associate will be a member of the Private Wealth Management (“PWM”) business administration team assisting with business results reporting and compensation management, research and analysis and issue resolution. The Business Analysis Associate will analyze process flow and work with various functional groups to implement process improvements and achieve automation. The Business Analysis Associate will also be responsible for preparing recurring and ad-hoc reports, creating and maintaining appropriate supporting documentation, responding to audit and regulatory inquiries.

     

    The position will interact with Executive Management, PWM Business Administration Team, PWM Operations Teams, Wealth Management professionals, HR and Compensation Teams, Accounting and other functional groups.

     

    The position will be trained to fill in as needed for a variety of additional functions.

     

    What you will do as Associate, Business Analysis:

    • Develop a detailed understanding of products and services offered by PWM, as well as billing and compensation processes and systems.
    • Perform analysis of business results and compensation programs; research and drive resolution of questions and issues.
    • Assume ownership of questions and drive towards their resolution.
    •  Lead or assist with special reporting projects as assigned.
    •  Lead tracking and results reporting for incentive programs.
    •  Recommend and develop new/enhanced reporting methods and documentation. Drive process improvements to strengthen controls, enhance data integrity and reduce production time. Work to automate recurring reports and streamline existing processes.
    • Create and maintain department procedure documentation; gather information and respond to internal and external audit requests.
    • Work with wealth management professionals, bankers, Client Service Associates, HR Compensation Team, Accounting and Executive Management on compensation-related projects.
    • Assist with requests for information and financial analysis for PWM compensation and other initiatives.
    • Assist with creation of any review/updated for PWM business plan.
    •  Assist with financial diligence for onboarding of new investment professionals.
    •  Perform duties & responsibilities specific to department functions & activities.
    •  Perform other duties & responsibilities as required or assigned by supervisor.
    •  Responsibilities include the following:  1) adhering to and complying with the applicable, federal and state laws, regulations and guidance, including those related to Anti-money laundering (i.e. Bank Secrecy Act, US PATRIOT Act, etc.) 2) adhering to Bank policies and procedures, 3) completing required training, 4) identifying and reporting suspicious activity to the AML Officer, and 5) knowing and verifying the identity of any customer(s) that enters into a relationship with the Bank. 

     

    What skills you will use:

    • Bachelor’s Degree in Finance, Accounting, Economics or Statistics
    • 2 years of experience in the financial services industry, specifically in operations, consulting and/or data management reporting
    • Strong written and verbal communication skills
    • Detail-oriented with excellent time management skills
    • Excellent analytical and organization skills
    • Problem solver
    • Team player
    • Ability to handle confidential information with careful discretion and in a mature and professional manner
    • Ability to plan and work independently with little direct supervision effectively in an entrepreneurial, dynamic and time-sensitive environment
    • Ability to adapt to changing priorities
    • Advanced Excel skills including use of shortcut keys, Access, SQL Server, Tableau knowledge is a plus

    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.

     

    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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