Accountant - Loans

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, and calculating and remitting taxes. We also produce external and internal financial reports and interpret accounting guidance.


Under minimal supervision, the 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 Senior Accountant will be responsible for inputting journal entries and maintaining accounting records.


What you'll do as an Accountant:

  • Prepare journal entries with proper documentation, reconcile, analyze and certify various General Ledger Accounts within deadlines.
  • Provide detailed support to Accounting Management on financial reports and schedules and regulatory reporting such as the 10Q & 10K and the Call Report.
  • Identify, research, investigate, and problem-solve GL account and/or internal control issues. Under some circumstances, contact other departments to resolve outstanding issues.
  • Support the accounting team in meeting month end closing deadlines.
  • Assist management on responding to inquiries from internal and external auditors.
  • Organize and maintain updated accounting procedures respective to assigned tasks. 
  • Assist in various projects as needed.
  • Review standard journal entries for accuracy and completeness.
  • Perform detailed analysis and ad hoc reports of various financial data to include but not limited to general ledger account, P & L line trend and other financial statement reports.
  • Perform duties and responsibilities specific to department functions and activities.
  • Performs other duties and 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.
  • DISCLAIMER Critical features of this job are described under the items above. They may be subject to change at any time due to reasonable accommodation or other reasons. This job description reflects management’s assignment of essential functions; it does not prescribe or restrict the tasks that may be assigned. Nothing in this job description restricts management’s right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time.


You could be a great fit if you have:

  • 2 years of experience in accounting and/or banking environment.
  • BS in Accounting degree preferred.
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills.
  • Ability to execute tasks, handle multiple priorities and respond quickly to meet deadlines.
  • Must be able to effectively communicate with various groups.
  • Team oriented, attentive to detail, good analytical skills.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office.
  • Team player.
  • Provides extraordinary service.
  • Furthers 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 take initiative and make decisions? 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. Come join us!


This job description is not intended to be all-inclusive. Employee may perform other related duties as assigned to meet the ongoing needs of the organization. The Company is an equal opportunity employer. In this regard, the Company makes reasonable accommodations for qualified applicants and employees with disabilities in order to enable them to perform all essential job functions, unless doing so creates an undue hardship.


First Republic is subject to federal laws that restrict the employment of individuals with certain types of criminal histories, including FDIA Section 19 and FINRA. To the extent not inconsistent with our obligations under those federal laws and regulations, First Republic will consider qualified candidates with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the Los Angeles and San Francisco ban-the-box laws.


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