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Sr Investment Accountant - Financial Reporting

Charlotte, NC

The Senior Investment 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. 

Key Responsibilities and Duties

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

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

  •  Incorporate frequent ad hoc financial inquiries into the monthly and quarterly reports, adding value by providing management insight into the activities of the TIAA/Nuveen Mutual Funds.

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Convert information provided by third party service providers to facilitate preparation of GAAP basis financial statements.

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


  • Educational Requirements

    • University (Degree) Preferred

    Work Experience

    • 3+ Years Required; 5+ Years Preferred

    Physical Requirements

    • Physical Requirements: Sedentary Work

    Career Level


    • 3 years of experience with financial services products (i.e. mutual funds) and related regulatory filings (i.e. 40 Act and SEC)


    • 5 years of experience with financial services products (i.e. mutual funds) and related regulatory filings (i.e. 40 Act and SEC)
    • Financial reporting experience   
    • Bachelor Degree in Accounting or Finance  
    • Working knowledge of investment company accounting principles  
    • Ability to organize and prioritize competing priorities to meet deadlines  
    • CPA is a plus
    • MS Office; Excel (V-look ups and Pivot Tables)
    • Familiarity with Confluence Financial Reporting System a plus 


    • Support in the preparation and perform certain reviews of schedules of investments and financial statements filed on SEC Forms N-PORT and N-CSR
    • Review Fund holding summaries and total return performance, and research senior management questions related to MDFP
    • Participate in projects such as system implementations, maintenance and enhancements
    • May serve as the department expert for one of the departments systems or processes

    Potential Salary: $95,000.00 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.  In addition to base salary, the competitive compensation package may include, depending on the role, participation in an incentive program linked to performance (for example, annual discretionary incentive programs, non-annual sales incentive plans, or other non-annual incentive plans). 


    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. For more information about the firm please visit our website at

    COVID-19 Vaccination

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    Benefits and Total Rewards

    The organization is committed to making financial well-being possible for its clients, and is equally committed to the well-being of our associates. That’s why we offer a comprehensive Total Rewards package designed to make a positive difference in the lives of our associates and their loved ones. Our benefits include a superior retirement program and highly competitive health, wellness and work life offerings that can help you achieve and maintain your best possible physical, emotional and financial well-being. To learn more about your benefits, please review our Benefits Summary.

    Equal Opportunity

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    Read more about the Equal Opportunity Law here.

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    Phone: (800) 842-2755


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    Job ID: 7f3ac40ed006ca3b0d9c80fe5eb5ee59f44a8d4e63ea3df083bd38a7e3148d67
    Employment Type: Other