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TIAA Sr. Investment Accountant in CHICAGO, Illinois

About theCompany

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.


  • Responsiblefor GAAP accounting, oversight, and financial reporting for certain Nuveensubsidiaries and assets under management; primarily real estate investments

  • Researchaccounting guidance, prepare technical memos, and coordinate with AccountingPolicy team to ensure appropriate application of accounting principles

  • Determinesand implements oversight procedures with the ability to independently performtesting within complex and/or technical accounting subject matters

  • Participatein new product launches.

  • Staysabreast of changes in GAAP, IFRS, SEC and industry literature to ensurecompliance with financial and regulatory reporting requirements

  • Overseesthe work of Nuveen accountants, interns, and external accounting managers

  • Liaiseswith external auditors for the timely completion of audit procedures and theissuance of audited financial statements

  • Presentsfinancial highlights at management meetings

  • Partnersacross business lines within Nuveen, including, but not limited to, AssetManagement, Middle Office, Risk Management, Valuations, Tax, Legal &Compliance, Treasury, and Business Development

  • Maintainsa sound internal control environment


  • 4+years of accounting work experience

  • Bachelor’sdegree in Accounting or Finance

Preferred Skills:

  • MBAor CPA is preferred

  • Priorpublic accounting experience

  • Experiencein real estate accounting

  • Knowledgeof SEC reporting

  • Knowledgeof Yardi system is a plus

  • Excellentcommunication ( written and oral), with senior leaders and peers, facilitation,interpersonal and collaborative skills

  • Proficientin Excel and Word

  • Excellentcommunication skills; this role involves regular interaction with management,peers, and internal and external business partners

  • Self-directed,self-starter, and motivated with the ability to work with minimal supervision

  • Ableto apply technical knowledge to identify ways to complete assignmentsefficiently and improve existing procedures

  • Stronganalytical skills and knowledge of GAAP to ensure the accurate accounting andreporting for real estate and debt funds

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Additional Information

  • Requisition ID: 1719795

Field: Finance & Accounting

Company: Nuveen

Post Date: Jul 08, 2019