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Nuveen Investments Fund Finance, Assistant Finance Manager, Real Estate, Europe, Based in Luxembourg in Luxembourg City, Luxembourg

This newly created role is the result of the launch of a new Luxembourg Fund. The Fund is a closed-end investment vehicle targeting value-add returns by focusing on active asset management and cyclical opportunities across all real estate sectors in certain prescribed countries in Europe, with sustainability, technology and structural change embedded in its investment philosophy. The direct reporting line for this role will be to a Finance Manager who will manage the Fund, is based in London and will be taking an active role in the management, supervision, and oversight. Close working relationships will also be required with other team members in London, Frankfurt, Madrid, Milan, and Luxembourg, together with our service providers across Europe. You will assist in the performance of the day-to-day financial management of the Fund. There will also be an opportunity to work on other funds, depending what the business requires.

The accounting and pricing of the fund will be carried out by an external service provider, with the Finance Manager providing oversight. As well as overseeing the pricing and accounting, the team will focus on value-add tasks such as implementation and establishing of robust and efficient processes, formulating hedging and cash flow management policies, managing internal and external client relationships and negotiating debt and monitoring the associated compliance and covenants. The Assistant Finance Manager will play an important part in all of these activities when required.

Occasional European travel may be required.

Main Duties and Responsibilities

Quarterly

  • Assist in the review of the Funds quarterly consolidation and net asset value calculation under IFRS and INREV principles. Provide key information in a timely manner to the Fund’s external service provider and assist with the review process.

  • Assist in the review of quarterly finance packs prepared by external service providers

  • Assist in the provision of financial information to internal and external clients and assistance in preparing quarterly fund board and investor reporting

  • Support with quarterly cash extraction process for the Funds.

  • Assist in the review of all tax returns prepared by our service provider

Yearly

  • Assisting in the year-end audit process where applicable for the Funds

  • Support with the review and filing of annual statutory financial statements under local GAAP /IFRS at Fund and local level

  • Support the review of any yearly tax returns prepared by our outsourced provider

Ongoing

  • Liaising with property managers and third-party debt providers to ensure timely, quality financial deliverables and covenants adhered to

  • Assist the Transaction Structuring and portfolio management teams in the due diligence, negotiation and implementation of structures for new asset acquisitions when required

  • To provide the Depositary, from time to time, with information that they require on the Fund to meet their obligations

  • To develop strong relationships and interact with our external service providers (auditors, local external service providers, depositary, legal advisors)

  • Ad hoc projects for both the Fund and wider business from time to time

  • Day to day accounting tasks including AP management (coding invoices and cash management)

  • Liaising with all parts of Nuveen Real Estate as appropriate to ensure that all financial and operational matters are dealt with and managed efficiently

  • Provide support to the Director of Real Estate Fund Finance, Senior Finance Manager, Finance Manager , Company Secretary and other team members

  • Provide external service providers with intercompany loan documentation to review calculation and booking of intercompany transactions and settlement of quarterly interest and balances.

  • Be responsible for the Tax, VAT and CIS compliance for various entities on a frequent basis

  • Ensure that the Entity Monitoring System is up to date

  • Assist on other smaller Funds and JVs within the wider team when required

Technical Skills & Qualifications Required

  • Qualified/part qualified accountant (ACCA, ACA or CIMA)

  • Advanced Excel skillsÂ

  • Knowledge of IFRS

  • Strong IT systems skills, including MRI (or similar)

Competencies Required

  • Adaptability and commercial awareness

  • Results, deadline and quality driven

  • Strong verbal and written communicator with an ability to liaise across all levels of the business, both with finance and non-finance teams, is essential for success in this role

  • Innovation and continuous improvement with a commitment to high quality outputs

  • Confidence and desire to take responsibility for all deliverables

  • Self-starter

  • Exceptional organisational skills and the ability to work to fixed deadlines

  • Real estate funds experience preferable

  • Ability to review and interpret fund and legal documentation

  • A client centric attitude and a desire to learn about and participate in all aspects of real estate fund management

  • Act in line with Nuveen's Company Values

This role requires no regulatory delegation.

Nuveen is committed to providing equal opportunity across all employment practices and we believe our employees have a right to a diverse and inclusive workplace.

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Company Overview

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, listed 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 www.nuveen.com

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