Portfolio Accounting Analyst II in Chicago, Illinois
Posted 01/11/22

AccruePartners values our contract and consulting employees. We offer a competitive benefits package to meet the diverse needs of all of our contractor and consulting employees and their family members. Here is a listing of what our company offers: 401(k) Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance, Employee Assistance Program, Medical and Prescription Drug, Short and Long-Term Disability Insurance.



  • Fortune 100 Financial Services Company
  • 100-year history of dedication to customer satisfaction, success and growth
  • Tremendous growth and new business strategy leading to the need for new talent
  • Significant investments in cutting-edge technology



  • Culture: Excellent work environment that fosters collaboration
  • Growth: Ability to make an impact on the direction of the organization
  • Opportunity: Gain hands-on experience working with cutting-edge technology
  • Stability: Recent financial performance of the company has reported record profits



  • Chicago, IL



  • Perform daily reconciliations and research to ensure discrepancies are resolved in a timely basis and interface with custodians and other external parties to identify root cause of exceptions – 60%
  • Cross-train, support and mentor Portfolio Analysts in the following areas: analysis and problem solving, flexibility in a changing environment, and notification and escalation – 20%
  • Respond to numerous ad hoc requests from internal and external clients to ensure timely and accurate responses – 10%
  • Continuously seek opportunities to improve existing workflows and processes both within Portfolio Accounting and with other Global Investment Operational teams – 5%
  • Assist in testing updates to Reconciliation Tool and Investment System – 5%
  • Ability to think on your feet to address a variety of complex issues arising daily while maintaining attention to detail.  Must be able to identify patterns, evaluate problems with an open mind, and think creatively and collaboratively
  • In depth knowledge of the lifecycle of various securities not limited to equities, fixed income, mutual funds, derivatives as well as an understanding of how the different areas of Investment Operations work together as one team to meet goals
  • Possess a good understanding of the variety of Nuveen/TIAA Investment products offered to the market as well as who the closest competitors are in our space and understand what sets us apart. Strong understanding of financial securities and markets, real estate operations and accounting

Required Qualifications:



  • 3+ years’ experience in Portfolio Accounting, Fund Administration, Reconciliation, Financial Services
  • 3+ years’ experience utilizing Microsoft Excel
  • Employee Type: Contract to Hire
  • Location: Chicago, Illinois
  • Category: Accounting and Finance
  • Date Posted: 01/11/22
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