• Assistant Manager Private Wealth Management, Accounting

    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 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

    As the Assistant Manager of Private Wealth Management (PWM) Accounting, you will serve as a partner to First Republic Bank’s Manager and Chief Accounting Officer and will work with the team responsible for PWM accounting. In this role, you will have responsibility for the financial close; monthly, quarterly and year-end financial reports; related SOX controls; and applying appropriate technical accounting and regulatory rules.


    What you’ll do as a Assistant Manager of Private Wealth Management Accounting:

    • Oversee all aspects of PWM’s month- and quarter-end closing process, including revenue from contracts with customers, intangible assets, foreign currency, incentives and fees.
    • Review report on consolidated assets under management and communicate trends.
    • Lead technical accounting research for PWM’s complex accounting matters.
    • Ensure compliance with ASC 606, Revenue Recognition.
    • Play a key role in system implementations that impact PWM accounting, including replacing the FX system.
    • Ensure maintenance of effective internal controls and appropriate accounting procedures for PWM, including evaluation of processes and controls for compliance with SOX Section 404.
    • Coach and develop employees to be capable of actively and effectively engaging and growing with the business.
    • Prepare quarterly financial statements.
    • Adhere to the applicable federal and state laws, regulations and guidance, including those related to anti-money laundering (e.g., Bank Secrecy Act, US PATRIOT Act, etc.), as well as Bank policies and procedures.
    • Identify and report suspicious activity to the Anti-Money Laundering Officer.
    • Know and verify the identity of any client who enters into a relationship with the Bank.


    You could be a great fit if you have:

    • A bachelor’s degree in accounting, finance or a related field, with five or more years of accounting experience with either a Big Four accounting firm or public company
    • Professional certifications such as CPA, CFE, CISA, CIA or equivalent are preferred
    • Banking or financial services experience is preferred, especially in private wealth management accounting
    • A progressive track record of success in managing within an accounting organization
    • The ability to thrive in a detailed and deadline-oriented environment
    • An affinity for coaching and developing others, with a passion for continuous improvement.      
    • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
    • Proficiency in Excel, with experience with Oracle preferred


    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.


    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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