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TIAA Senior Investment Operations Analyst in CHICAGO, Illinois


Nuveen is the investment management arm of TIAA. It is one of the largest global asset managers with specialist knowledge across a wide array of asset classes, including fixed income, equities and alternatives. Nuveen is driven not only by the independent investment processes across the firm, but also the insights, risk management, analytics and other tools and resources a truly world-class platform provides. As a global asset manager, our mission is to work in partnership with our clients to create outcome-focused solutions to help them secure their financial future. For more information about the firm please visit our website at


Nuveen Middle Office (NMO) provides support to several of the investment affiliates within Nuveen, including Nuveen Asset Management LLC, NWQ Investment Management LLC, Santa Barbara Asset Management LLC, and Teachers Advisors LLC. This support is provided through operation groups that specialize in the following functions: Portfolio Accounting and Reconciliation, Trade Processing and Settlement, Corporate Action and Income Processing, Data Management, Derivatives Administration, and Pricing. Operation functions are located in New York (NY), Chicago (IL), Minneapolis (MN), Charlotte (NC), San Francisco (CA), and Pune (India).

The Corporate Actions team is responsible for global dividend income and global corporate reorganization research and processing, including, but not limited to, splits, reverse splits, mergers, name changes, redemptions, calls, liquidations, tenders, exchanges, conversions, right subscriptions, dutch auctions, and subscription warrants.

The Corporate Actions Senior Analyst role will be responsible for reviewing, monitoring, and processing both dividend income and corporate action events within Nuveen Middle Office software applications - XSP Toolbar (FIS), Eagle PACE (BNY Mellon), PORTIA (SS&C), and Charles River Development. The Senior Analyst role is also responsible for additional in-depth research, analysis, and monitoring.


  • Review (scrub) dividend and corporate action data receivedvia custodians and vendor data

  • Liaise with internal and external partners to verifycorporate action details / requirements

  • Conduct corporate action complex event analysis, as needed

  • Distribute corporate action details to investment affiliatesin a timely manner

  • Solicit voluntary corporate action elections from investmentaffiliates

  • Communicate voluntary corporate action elections to accountcustodians on time

  • Process dividend and corporate action entitlements withinaccounting platforms

  • Monitor event reconciliation and trading system restrictions

  • Work closely with internal and external partners to resolvecorporate action reconciliation issues

  • Complete daily / weekly tracking and reporting of eventprocessing and restrictions.

  • Perform class action research, payment tracking, andtransaction processing

  • Perform ad-hoc research and troubleshooting requests

  • Prepare development of workflow process suggestions anddocumentation

  • Assist in gathering / tracking monthly metric data

  • Participate in general departmental initiatives and systemenhancement projects

  • Additional dividend/corporate action responsibilities, asneeded.


Required Skills

  • 5 years minimum of Asset Management industry experience

Preferred Skills

  • 2 years minimum of Corporate Actions or Income Processing prior industry experience

  • Bachelor’s degree, with focus of Accounting / Finance

  • Working knowledge of class action filing and paymentprocessing

  • Eagle PACE, PORTIA, Charles River, XSP system experience

  • Bloomberg and DTC general knowledge

  • SQL script general knowledge

  • General knowledge of front, middle, and back officeinvestment operations.

  • Working knowledge of standard fixed income / equityinvestment products

  • Working knowledge of corporate action / reorganization eventsand processing

  • Working knowledge of dividend income payments and taxationguidelines

  • Microsoft Office Suite (Outlook, Excel, Word) intermediatelevel skill set

  • Strong research, analytical, and organizational skills

  • Ability to work both independently and within a team.

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Additional Information

  • Requisition ID: 1723363

Company: Nuveen

Post Date: Nov 06, 2019