Contingent Internal Control Specialist
Employment Type: Full-Time
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 dayIn Lending Services, we document, fund, and service all loans for First Republic. We're also responsible for servicing investor and collateral loan portfolios, as well as responding to client and loan team inquiries. Lending Services provides operational support in streamlining workflow processes, driving product development, and providing training, lending compliance support, and professional development resources. Additionally, we provide operational risk and internal control oversight, support lending-based systems and vendors, and manage technology projects across First Republic product lines.As the Contingent Internal Control Specialist, you will primarily be responsible for preparing requests related to internal or external audits. You will also be performing ongoing control monitoring, including auditing loan processing activity to verify completeness and accuracy. Additionally, you will partner with various Lending Services department to conduct Risk Control Self-Assessments (RCSA) to ensure operational risks are adequately managed and issues are brought to Management's attention in a timely manner for resolution.What you will do as an Contingent Internal Control Specialist:* Prepare internal or external audit related requests.* Partner with the Bank's internal audit department, SOX Program Office, , third-party auditors, and all other relevant regulatory bodies to ensure the completion of successful and timely audits.* Perform ongoing monitoring or testing of process controls.* Assist in the completion of the Lending Services process Risk Control Self-Assessments (RCSA).* 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.You could be a great fit if you have:* Two to three years of banking experience, with a bachelor's degree and knowledge of commercial and residential lending products and operations preferred.* Strong working knowledge of the Microsoft suite of products, with knowledge of AFS (commercial loan servicing system) and/or OSI (residential loan servicing system) a plus.* An orientation as a results-oriented self-starter, requiring minimal oversight to manage multiple priorities and achieve defined goals while dealing with ambiguous situations.* The ability to work successfully in a fast-paced, high-stress environment when multiple audits occur concurrently.* An aptitude for quickly forging effective working relationships with a variety of personalities in multiple departments.* Excellent verbal and written communication skills, including a strong attention to detail.* The desire to provide extraordinary service while furthering the 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.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.