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TIAA Analyst, Investment Operations in CHICAGO, Illinois


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


Nuveen is seeking an Analyst of Investment Operations for the Portfolio Accounting Team. This function encompasses end-to-end exception management accomplished through various systematic, written, and verbal interactions with Operational Teams, Front Office and Middle Office Teams, as well as Custodian Banks. The primary focus of the position is timely and accurate reconciliation of accounts across multiple business lines, maintenance of the overall quality and accuracy of assigned processes, and preparation of ad hoc statistical reports.


  • Monitor Reconciliation Tool andany associated applications daily to ensure all exceptions are captured

  • Ensure cash and positions forrespective Funds / Portfolios are reconciled accurately, efficiently andon a timely basis with custodians and other external parties, as well asacross multiple internal systems

  • Develop a significant level ofexpertise of the holdings, terms, and transactions of all Funds /Portfolios to provide intuitive and proactive oversight of same

  • Upon identifying and analyzingexceptions, ensure necessary, corrective action is assigned to responsibleparties, logged, and prioritized for resolution

  • Interface with internal andexternal business teams to identify root cause of exceptions

  • Respond to numerous ad hocrequests from internal and external clients for additional information

  • Coordinate corrective actionswith appropriate teams

  • Monitor changes in businessprocesses to ensure Reconciliation Tool and any associated applicationsare updated accordingly

  • Assist in testing updates toReconciliation Tool and any associated applications

  • Support metrics reporting

  • Assist with ad hocrequests and other duties as assigned


Required Skills:

  • Bachelor’s degree

  • Two (2) years’ experience withat least two of the following investment instruments; Fixed Income,Equities, Derivatives, Foreign Exchange.

  • Experience with reconciliationof cash or assets.

Preferred Skills:

  • Two (2) years’ experience infinancial services operations

  • Possess a working knowledge ofsecurities processes, i.e., Corporate Actions, Trade Operations, andSecurities Lending

  • Experience using MicrosoftOffice suite of products (particularly Excel & Access). Portia,Electra Recon, and Eagle PACE/Star is a plus

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Additional Information

  • Requisition ID: 1726604

Company: Nuveen

Post Date: Jul 22, 2020