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TIAA-CREF Individual & Institutional Services, LLC

Senior Investment Accountant

TIAA-CREF Individual & Institutional Services, LLC - Charlotte, NC

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POSITION SUMMARY:

The Derivatives Accounting and Reporting team is responsible for the investment accounting and reporting for TIAA’s derivative programs. Combined, the portfolio accounted for and reported on is approximately $18 billion Notional across various derivative types.  The group is seeking a Senior Investment Accountant to lead the daily, monthly and quarterly accounting and reporting for the team.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES: 

Perform month-end close process, cash reconciliations, journal entries, and associated account reconciliations

Perform internal and external financial reporting for derivative products owned by TIAA and its affiliates

Utilize technology and enterprise resource tools to streamline various accounting and reporting processes

Develop relationships with business partners across securities accounting, mortgage accounting, middle office and trading desk, corporate tax, risk management, regulatory reporting and investment reporting to ensure accurate processing and reporting for derivative products

Stays informed of accounting and industry developments.  Applies technical knowledge to ensure workload is completed within the guidelines set by standard setters and regulators

Perform ad-hoc reporting to fulfill requests from business partners

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Required Skills, Degree(s), Certification(s) and/or License(s):

Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance

5 years of basic knowledge of accounting for various types of derivative instruments

Ability to analyze financial data and transactions to ensure appropriate data integrity and reporting

Produce a work product that is clear, organized, accurate, and performed within often aggressive timelines

Ability to conduct research on new derivative products and industry developments and communicate the potential impact on business operations

A basic understanding of capital markets and investments

Previous financial services experience

 

Preferred Skills, Degree(s), Certification(s) and/or License(s):

CPA or CPA eligible

Derivatives accounting and reporting experience

Superior communication skills, both oral and written

Thorough analytical skills

Superior problem solving and decision making skills with limited guidance from management

Previous experience with ePAM, Murex, PeopleSoft, and/or Oracle Business Intelligence Tools

Prior Statutory (SSAP) and GAAP knowledge for derivatives and securities is a plus, but must be able to effectively analyze, interpret, and apply relevant guidance, as necessary

Possess the ability and drive to become a subject matter expert in the field of derivative accounting and reporting

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TIAA-CREF Individual & Institutional Services, LLC

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Location: Charlotte, NC

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TIAA-CREF is a leading financial services organization with $487 billion in assets under management (as of 3/31/12). The firm is a leader in helping those in the academic, medical, cultural, governmental and research fields plan for retirement, and life’s other goals. Over 3.7 million individuals trust us to help support their financial well-being.