Accountant

First Republic, California, US

Work at First Republic


OverviewAt 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. Duties and ResponsibilitiesUnder 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 Accountant will be responsible for inputting journal entries and maintaining accounting records. What you'll do as an Accountant: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 for senior management.Identify, research, and problem-solve GL account outages and/or internal control issues. Contact internal and external 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 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 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.QualificationsYou could be a great fit if you have:2 years of experience in accounting 2 years of experience in the 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 nowAre 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. We believe that a diverse range of backgrounds and ideas has and will continue to be fundamental to the future success of First Republic. If you are curious to learn more about this opportunity, we'd love to hear from you. 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. For New York City-based roles: Mayor Bill de Blasio announced that, effective December 27, 2021, all private sector employers?in New York City will be required to ensure that their employees are vaccinated against COVID-19 to attend work in the office. Reasonable Medical or Religious Accommodations may be requested if applicable to you. Please view New York's Guidance on Accommodations for Workers for more information.PDN-97506ff9-4291-47df-b889-12af27dd45b4