Nuveen Investments Accountant II in Chicago, Illinois
The Accountant II provides timely and accurate financial record keeping and reporting as directed by management. This job is responsible for preparing journal entries, financial statements and participating in closing processes. Under moderate supervision, this job performs a variety of accounting activities in accordance with accounting principles and standards to ensure that the company is in compliance with all relevant regulations, laws, and reporting requirements.
Key Responsibilities and Duties
Prepares balance sheet and profit and loss statements, consolidated financial statements, and other accounting schedules and reports in accordance with all relevant regulations, laws, and reporting requirements.
Prepares journal entries and account reconciliations in accordance with all relevant regulations, laws, and reporting requirements.
Performs monthly and quarterly close and consolidation processes based on to ensure timely completion and accuracy.
Maintains accounting statements, reports, GL accounts, cost revenue reports, balance sheets, and / or bank statement reconciliations in order to ensure smooth functioning of Accounting processes.
Verifies accuracy of invoices and other accounting documents or records including detailing financial business transactions (e.g., invoice approvals, disbursements, expense vouchers, and wire payments).
Researches the impacts of new accounting standards, reporting requirements, and regulatory standards on existing and new transaction accounting regulations.
- University (Degree) Preferred
- 2+ Years Required; 3+ Years Preferred
- Physical Requirements: Sedentary Work
- 2+ Years of accounting experience or completion of CPA exams with post graduate work required
3+ Years of accounting experience or completion of CPA exams with post graduate work preferred
Corporate accounting experience preferred
Bachelor Degree in Accounting
CPA or CPA eligible preferred
Financial Services or Asset Management
Ability to manage competing priorities
Attention to detail and strong organizational skills
MS Office Suite, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Hyperion, PeopleSoft, & NetSuite
Base Pay Range: $30.09/hr. - $50.15/hr.
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
Benefits and Total Rewards
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 (https://www.tiaa.org/public/pdf/benefits-at-a-glance.pdf) .
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