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TIAA Investment Accountant in Raleigh, North Carolina

This is a Non-Employee Contingent Worker Role providing services for TIAA’s family of companies and will be employed by TIAA's preferred 3rd Party Supplier. As a Non-Employee CW, perform a variety of moderately complex business planning, support, and project-related duties. Demonstrates an exceptional standard of quality and holds themselves accountable to achieving excellent results.

This role is located onsite at our TIAA office in Virtual, NC, USA but will currently be remote.

The anticipated term of this engagement will be 7 months. This term could be extended based on company business needs.

CW-Accountant III

The Senior Accountant ensures compliance with financial transaction recording standards (e.g., general ledger, cash payments/collections, tax transactions, etc.). With minimal oversight, this job reconciles the company's accounts and records (balance sheet, P&L, bank accounts, etc.). The Senior Accountant works closely with business areas on the ledger processing, and leads the Accounting team in updating, maintaining, and documenting new accounting guidance that impacts the company.

Key Responsibilities and Duties

  • Maintains records of organization's financial activity in accordance with GAAP, organizational standards, and in compliance with Section 404 of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act.

  • Assists general ledger account owners with reconciliation of month end account balances and verification.

  • Coordinates the work distribution and provides guidance for the more complex items for the accounting staff in the General Ledger Operations unit.

  • Completes month-end, quarter-end, and year-end closing activities related to foreign exchange, cash management and tax, including preparing the appropriate audit work papers for such activities.

  • Creates reports on financial performance for internal and external use.

  • Supports junior accounting staff in the development of their professional skills.

Educational Requirements

  • University (Degree) Preferred

Work Experience

  • 3+ Years Required; 5+ Years Preferred

Physical Requirements

  • Physical Requirements: Sedentary Work

Career Level

7IC

The Senior Accountant ensures that investment accounting policies and procedures are correctly applied to financial transactions. Under minimal supervision, this job works directly with asset management, portfolio management and acquisition/disposition teams. This job leads a team to prepare month end closing reports and subsidiary quarterly

financial analytics, and reports to senior management ensuring accurate asset evaluations.

Key Responsibilities and Duties

  • Prepares timely and accurate GAAP work papers and supporting schedules to satisfy all investment accounting requirements for internal and external audits.

  • Reviews financial information for joint ventures to ensure compliance with investment accounting policies and procedures (sales, acquisitions, debt refinancing, REIT restructuring, and financial performance).

  • Incorporates frequent ad hoc financial inquiries into the monthly and quarterly reports, adding value by providing management insight into the activities of the underlying properties.

  • Calculates unlevered and levered, gross and net portfolio performance returns and property internal rates of return.

  • Converts modified cash basis accounting information provided by third party management firms to accrual basis to facilitate preparation of fair value GAAP basis financial statements.

  • Provides guidance to junior Investment Accountants regarding issues that require more advanced knowledge and experience.

Start Date: 17-May-2022

End Date: 31-Dec-2022

Travel Required: No

Potential Salary: $70.25 USD

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.


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