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COMPANY OVERVIEW:

 

 

TIAA is a unique financial partner. With an award-winning track record for consistent performance, TIAA is the leading provider of financial services in the academic, research, medical, cultural and government fields. TIAA has $1 trillion in assets under management (as of 9/30/2018) and offers a wide range of financial solutions, including investing, banking, advice and guidance, and retirement services.

  

 

 

 

 

POSITION SUMMARY:

 

TIAA’s Corporate Controllership is looking for a Manager for the Insurance Accounting team.  The Insurance Accounting team is responsible for accounting for the Company’s general and separate accounts, and this role is responsible for ensuring the completeness and accuracy of the team’s accounting.

 

 

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES:
  

  • Review monthly journal entries and account reconciliations
  • Keep abreast of all new accounting and reporting regulations and participate in various industry working groups to ensure compliance with statutory accounting principles
  • Research, interpret and apply accounting guidance and coordinate with the Accounting Policy team to ensure appropriate application of accounting principles
  • Oversee the monthly accounting close process
  • Identify and implement opportunities to automate and accelerate the close process
  • Respond to inquiries and act as key contact for internal/external auditors
  • Work collaboratively with peers to manage resources, enhance work processes, and improve overall service delivered to internal and external client groups
  • Assess performance, provide feedback, and develop team members to deliver superior business results
  • Lead special projects involving new business issues
     

 

 

QUALIFICATIONS:


Required


• Bachelor's or advanced degree in Accounting
• CPA required
• Minimum of 5 years of experience at a public accounting firm or combined public or corporate accounting/reporting experience.


Preferred


• Public Accounting at a Big 4 or large regional accounting firm
• Strong technical accounting knowledge and the ability to research, interpret and apply accounting guidance
• Knowledge of Statutory Accounting Principles is preferred
• Successful management experience in accounting, operations, and audit procedures
• Proven experience leading teams
• Must be highly organized, detail oriented, self-motivated, and be comfortable working in a fast paced, demanding environment
• Must have excellent written and verbal communication skills
• Experience in driving change and process improvements
• Demonstrated ability to establish, maintain and leverage networks of professional contacts
• Ability to manage multiple competing priorities

 



 

Equal Employment Opportunity is not just the law, it’s our commitment. Read more about the Equal Employment Opportunity Law.

 

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We are an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. We will consider all qualified applicants for employment regardless of age, race, color, national origin, sex, religion, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other legally protected status.

 

 

 


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