NON-EMPLOYEE POSITION SUMMARY:The anticipated term of this engagement will be 6 months. This term could be extended based on company business needs.
This role is located on our TIAA office in CHICAGO, IL currently remote.
This is a Non-Employee Contingent Worker Role providing services for TIAAs 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.
Non Employee Investment AnalystNuveen 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, 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
Nuveen is seeking an Analyst of Investment Operations for the 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 accounts across multiple business lines, maintenance of the overall quality and accuracy of assigned processes, and preparation of ad hoc statistical reports
Duties & Responsibilities:
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
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.
Undergraduate degree required.
2 or more years of experience in financial services operations.
2 or more years of experience with at least two of the following investment instruments; Fixed Income, Equities, Derivatives, Foreign Exchange.
Experience with reconciliation of cash or assets.
Possess a working knowledge of securities processes, i.e., Corporate Actions, Trade Operations, and Securities Lending
Undergraduate degree in Accounting, Business or Finance.
Experience using Microsoft Office suite of products (particularly Excel & Access). Portia, Electra Recon, and Eagle PACE/Star is a plus.
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.
Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
Experience at working both independently and in a team-oriented, collaborative environment.
Ability to effectively prioritize and execute tasks in a high-pressure environment.
Customer service skills are essential.
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