Sr Accountant at TIAA (Jacksonville, FL)

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Sr Accountant
The Senior Accountant ensures compliance with financial transaction recording standards (e.g., general ledger, cash payments/collections, tax transactions, etc.). With minimal oversight, this job reconciles the company's accounts and records (balance sheet, P&L, bank accounts, etc.). The Senior Accountant works closely with business areas on the ledger processing, and leads the Accounting team in updating, maintaining, and documenting new accounting guidance that impacts the company.

Key Responsibilities and Duties
  • Maintains records of organization's financial activity in accordance with GAAP, organizational standards, and in compliance with Section 404 of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act.
  • Assists general ledger account owners with reconciliation of month end account balances and verification.
  • Coordinates the work distribution and provides guidance for the more complex items for the accounting staff in the General Ledger Operations unit.
  • Completes month-end, quarter-end, and year-end closing activities related to foreign exchange, cash management and tax, including preparing the appropriate audit work papers for such activities.
  • Creates reports on financial performance for internal and external use.
  • Supports junior accounting staff in the development of their professional skills.
Educational Requirements
  • University (Degree) Preferred
Work Experience
  • 3+ Years Required; 5+ Years Preferred
Physical Requirements
  • Physical Requirements: Sedentary Work
Career Level
7IC

Required Qualification
  • 3+ years of experience in general accounting and/or public accounting experience


Preferred Qualifications
  • 5+ years of experience in general accounting and/or public accounting experience
  • Bachelor Degree in Accounting
  • CPA
  • Public accounting experience
  • Technical knowledge of US GAAP
  • Management experience in accounting, operations and audit procedures in a high growth environment
  • Highly organized, detail oriented, self-motivated, have a positive work ethic and be comfortable working in a fast paced, changing, demanding environment
  • Strong spreadsheet and analytical skills
  • Strong organizational skills, ability to prioritize work requirements and allocate resources accordingly
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office products (Excel, Word, Outlook)

Potential Salary: $97,000.00 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

As a part of TIAA's Financial Solutions business, TIAA Bank, a division of TIAA, FSB, provides full-service, nationwide banking and lending services to consumer, commercial and institutional clients through a variety of channels, including online, its Florida-based financial centers and at other business offices throughout the country.

COVID-19 Vaccination

TIAA requires all U.S. employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 and provide documentation of full vaccination, unless you qualify for an accommodation as determined by TIAA consistent with applicable law.

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

We are an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. We consider all qualified applicants for employment regardless of age, race, color, national origin, sex, religion, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other protected status.

Read more about the Equal Opportunity Law here.

Accessibility Support

TIAA offers support for those who need assistance with our online application process to provide an equal employment opportunity to all job seekers, including individuals with disabilities.

If you are a U.S. applicant and desire a reasonable accommodation to complete a job application please use one of the below options to contact our accessibility support team:

Phone: (800) 842-2755

Email: [email protected]

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More Information on TIAA
TIAA operates in the Fintech industry. The company is located in New York, NY, Boston, MA, Charlotte, NC, Austin, TX and Denver, CO. TIAA was founded in 1918. It has 11484 total employees. It offers perks and benefits such as Flexible Spending Account (FSA), Disability Insurance, Dental Benefits, Vision Benefits, Health Insurance Benefits and Life Insurance. To see all 86 open jobs at TIAA, click here.
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