Senior Associate, Alternative Investments, Fund Operations, Data Processing Analyst & Custodian Management

Overview

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 within First Republic Investment Management (FRIM), First Republic Securities Company (FRSC),  First Republic Trust Company (FRTC), and Foreign Exchange. 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.

Duties and Responsibilities

The Eagle Alternative Investment team (First Republic Investment Management) is seeking a highly motivated professional to join our team as a Senior Associate, Alternative Investments, Fund Operations, Data Processing Analyst & Custodian Management with a strong working knowledge of GAAP accounting. The role will focus on activities surrounding the core operations of our alternative investment business and fund processing.
 
What you’ll do as an Senior Associate, Alternative Investments, Fund Operations Data Reporting and Custodian Management:
- Oversee and manage third-party fund administrators and service providers to ensure receipt of timely and accurate valuation and fund activity reporting.
- Analyze and classify capital transaction of the Funds.
- Establish reconciliation procedures, tools and reporting to ensure data completeness and accuracy.
- Perform regular and ongoing reviews and reconciliations of data.
- Oversee offshore personnel to ensure timely and accurate data processing.
- Communicate and coordinate with internal teams to ensure proper funding for investment trade activity
- Enter and oversee investment trade orders in custodian and confirm accurate and timely processing by custodian
- Ensure compliance with Bank and platform policies and procedure.
- Work with counterparties to remediate any data, reporting and processing issues
- Assist in the ongoing assessment, review and improvement of the platform’s policies and procedures.

Qualifications

You could be a great fit if you have:
- A bachelor’s degree in accounting, finance, or other business-related major from an accredited institution
- Two or three years of experience in investment platform with private fund experience highly desirable
- Experience in reviewing and analyzing data reports and manuals
- Computer proficiency, including experience with Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint
- Working experience with Advent APX and custodial systems (Pershing) highly desired.
- A strong attention to detail
- Outstanding communication skills (both written and verbal)
- Exceptional organizational skills and the ability to prioritize multiple projects while working independently in a demanding, unstructured environment
- The ability to think critically and anticipate potential issues
- Self-motivation and a willingness to take initiative
- A commitment to be a team player and provide extraordinary service
 
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.
 
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.

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