Nuveen 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 http://www.nuveen.com/
Nuveen is seeking an Analyst for the Investment Operations Reconciliation Team. This functionencompasses end-to-end exception managementaccomplished through various systematic, written, and verbal interactions with Accounting Teams, Front Office and Middle Office Teams, as well as Custodian Banks. The primary focus of the position is timely and accurate reconciliation ofaccounts across multiple business lines,maintenance of the overall quality and accuracy of assignedprocesses,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
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 in Accounting, Business or Finance with at least 3 to 5 years of experience in financial services operations
Must possess a working knowledge of investment instruments, i.e., Fixed Income, Equities, Derivatives, etc.
Must possess a working knowledge of securities processes, i.e., Corporate Actions and Trade Operations
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 oral communication skills
Experience using Microsoft Office suite of products - particularly Excel & Access
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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