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TIAA Senior Financial Systems Architect in Charlotte, North Carolina


TIAA is the leading provider of financial services in the academic, research, medical, cultural and government fields. We offer a wide range of financial solutions, including investing, banking, advice and education, and retirement services.


Senior Financial Systems Analyst

The role will assist in providing value-add decision support through the use of focused research, detailed analytics, predictive modeling capabilities, benchmarking, decision tools, and problem-solving support across all facets of financial indicators enterprise wide, which would include revenue, flows, assets, and expenses, to help support the execution of our enterprise financial planning processes. The individual will need to form strong partnerships across CFP&A and the Business Finance Officers ("BFOs") as well as other Office of the CFO ("OCFO)" teams and business teams across the organization to optimize the efficient use of resources and information to continually raise the bar while bringing credibility and discipline to the financial information used for enterprise analytics.

Key Responsibilities and Duties

  • Develop analytical and reporting capabilities that will provide the ability to “tell the story” relevant to the enterprise what the data means and how to use it.

  • Responsible for analyzing data across multiple system platforms; need to be able to consolidate and manage data and translate into high-level, senior management ready exhibits

  • Partners across the organization to understand key business drivers and develop processes and models that leverage those drivers to support tracking and reporting of enterprise KPI’s and develop scenario-based projections. Drive the development of analytical models to forecast and understand short and long term trends.

  • Maintain a sound internal control environment and satisfy internal and external audit requirements. Likely to perform ad hoc analysis and may lead special projects or act as the lead expert in the group with regard to reporting and analysis


  • 3 Years Required; 5 Years Preferred

  • University (Degree), Preferred

Physical Requirements

  • Physical Requirements: Sedentary Work

Career Level


Required Qualifications:

  • 3 years of financial reporting systems administration experience

Preferred Qualifications:

  • 5 + years of financial reporting systems administration and financial analysis experience in a corporate environment

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting

  • Technical system administration experience with FCCS, HFM, PeopleSoft, and DRM.

  • Hands-on skills in detailing / documenting business processes

  • Ability to use SQL for research and analysis

  • Experience is developing complex work papers to evidence sound financial reporting controls

Key Responsibilities and Duties:

  • Liaise with business partners across Office of the Chief Financial Officer (OCFO) to resolve issues and gain required information to independently execute on daily operational tasks and strategic long term projects

  • Liaise with core IT Technology support staff to address system implementations, enhancements, and identify continuous improvement opportunities

  • Liaise with Oracle Consultants and industry for overall FCCS and HFM design leading practice

  • SME for Smart View usage and query setup for BEPS

  • Maintain knowledge and familiarity with industry updates and support implementing relevant procedural changes

  • Work on complex problems of diverse scope (i.e. interface errors, accounting reconciliations, accounting transactions, etc.) while using SQL and other tools for data mining and analysis

  • Undertake and manage special projects and other reporting needs as required

  • Support departmental projects such as Base Erosion and Profit Shifting (BEPS) country by country reporting and additional Oracle HFM application implementations

  • Maintain PS and DRM metadata for various OCFO reporting requirements

  • Maintain FDMEE data load rules and mapping as it relates to 5+ general ledger applications

Potential Salary: $98,400.00 USD

Actual base salary may vary based upon, but not limited to, relevant experience, time in role, base salary of internal peers, prior performance, business sector, and geographic location. In addition to base salary, the competitive compensation package may include, depending on the role, participation in an incentive program linked to performance (for example, annual discretionary incentive programs, non-annual sales incentive plans, or other non-annual incentive plans).

The organization is committed to making financial well-being possible for its clients, and is equally committed to the well-being of our associates. That’s why we offer a comprehensive Total Rewards package designed to make a positive difference in the lives of our associates and their loved ones. Our benefits include a superior retirement program and highly competitive health, wellness and work life offerings that can help you achieve and maintain your best possible physical, emotional and financial well-being. To learn more about your benefits, please review our Benefits Summary ( .

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TIAA started out over 100 years ago to help ensure teachers could retire with dignity. Today, many people who work at not-for-profits rely on our wide range of financial products and services to support and strengthen their financial well-being.