Nuveen Investments Sr Investment Accountant in Charlotte, North Carolina
The Senior Investment Accountant ensures that investment accounting policies and procedures are correctly applied to financial transactions. Under minimal supervision, this job works directly with asset management, portfolio management and acquisition/disposition teams. This job leads a team to prepare month end closing reports and subsidiary quarterly financial analytics, and reports to senior management ensuring accurate asset evaluations.
Key Responsibilities and Duties
Prepares timely and accurate GAAP work papers and supporting schedules to satisfy all investment accounting requirements for internal and external audits.
Reviews financial information for joint ventures to ensure compliance with investment accounting policies and procedures (sales, acquisitions, debt refinancing, REIT restructuring, and financial performance).
Incorporates frequent ad hoc financial inquiries into the monthly and quarterly reports, adding value by providing management insight into the activities of the underlying properties.
Calculates unlevered and levered, gross and net portfolio performance returns and property internal rates of return.
Converts modified cash basis accounting information provided by third party management firms to accrual basis to facilitate preparation of fair value GAAP basis financial statements.
Provides guidance to junior Investment Accountants regarding issues that require more advanced knowledge and experience.
- University (Degree) Preferred
- 3+ Years Required; 5+ Years Preferred
- Physical Requirements: Sedentary Work
- 3 + years of accounting experience in real estate or an investment company
Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree in Accounting
5 + years of accounting experience in real estate or an investment company
Proficient knowledge of GAAP or SEC reporting
Excellent communication (written and oral), with senior leaders and peers, facilitation, interpersonal and collaborative skills
Proficient in Excel and Word
Ability to work in a deadline driven environment
Responsible for the oversight, accounting and reporting for 3rd party real estate products through open and closed-end funds and joint ventures utilizing the fair value method of accounting.
Participate in new product launches and new investment acquisitions and property dispositions.
Research accounting guidance, prepare technical memos, and coordinate with Accounting Policy team to ensure appropriate application of accounting principles
Liaises with external auditors for the timely completion of audit procedures and the issuance of audited financial statements
Partners across business lines within Nuveen, including, but not limited to, Asset Management, Middle Office, Risk Management, Valuations, Tax, Legal & Compliance, Treasury, and Business Development
Potential Salary: $89,600.00 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).
Nuveen, the investment manager of TIAA, offers a comprehensive range of outcome-focused investment solutions designed to secure the long-term financial goals of institutional and individual investors. Its affiliates offer deep expertise across a comprehensive range of traditional and alternative investments through a wide array of vehicles and customized strategies. For more information about the firm please visit our website at www.Nuveen.com
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