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COMPANY OVERVIEW:

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. 

 
POSITION SUMMARY:

Nuveen is seeking a Senior Analyst for the Investment Operations Portfolio Accounting Team. This function encompasses end-to-end exception management accomplished through various systematic, written, and verbal interactions with Operational Teams, Front Office and Middle Office Teams, as well as Custodian Banks.  The primary focus of the position is timely and accurate reconciliation of complex accounts across multiple business lines, maintenance of the overall quality and accuracy of assigned processes, and preparation of ad hoc statistical reports.

 

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES:

  • Monitor Reconciliation Tool and any associated applications daily to ensure all exceptions are captured
  • Ensure cash and positions for respective Funds / Portfolios are reconciled accurately, efficiently and on a timely basis with custodians and other external parties, as well as across multiple internal systems
  • Continuously seek opportunities to improve existing workflows and processes both within Portfolio Accounting and with other Global Investment Operational teams.
  • Support and mentor Portfolio Analysts in the following areas:  analysis and problem solving, flexibility in a changing environment, and notification and escalation.
  • Proactively seek out learning opportunities
  • Develop a significant level of expertise of the holdings, terms, and transactions of all Funds / Portfolios to provide intuitive and proactive oversight of same
  • Upon identifying and analyzing exceptions, ensure necessary, corrective action is assigned to responsible parties, logged, and prioritized for resolution
  • Interface with internal and external business teams to identify root cause of exceptions
  • Respond to numerous ad hoc requests from internal and external clients for additional information
  • Coordinate corrective actions with appropriate teams
  • Monitor changes in business processes to ensure Reconciliation Tool and any associated applications are updated accordingly
  • Assist in testing updates to Reconciliation Tool and any associated applications
  • Support metrics reporting
  • Assist with ad hoc requests and other duties as assigned


QUALIFICATIONS:

 

Required Skills:

  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • 3 or more years of experience in portfolio accounting / fund accounting.
  • Experience with the following investment instruments; Fixed Income, Equities, Derivatives, and Foreign Exchange.
  • Experience with the following securities processes; Corporate Actions, Trade Operations, and Securities Lending

 Preferred Skills:

  • Solid problem solving skills and demonstrated ability to take initiative and critically analyze processes and procedures
  • Detail-oriented and extremely thorough – having the confidence to ensure work processes are completed accurately
  • Experience at working both independently and in a team-oriented, collaborative environment
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Experience using Microsoft Office suite of products (particularly Excel & Access).  Portia, Electra Recon, and Eagle PACE/Star is a plus
  • Customer service skills are essential

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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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