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As long as there are people who make the world a better place, we'll keep making a difference for them. Since 1918, it has been TIAA's mission to serve those who serve others. It is this mission and the values we embrace that make us a different kind of financial services organization.

When you work here at TIAA, you're not just in it for yourself. You are part of something bigger. A collective mission to make a difference - a collective mission we make our own.

To be difference makers.

For more information about TIAA, visit our website.


As an Office of the CFO ("OCFO") Controllership summer intern, you will experience a 10 week snapshot of the culture, work environment and accounting functions at TIAA. A career in OCFO exposes you to different parts of the Controllership functions, giving you a tremendous opportunity to further develop your accounting skill set. You will work exclusively within one of the following accounting functions during your internship: Regulatory Reporting, Governance, Investment Reporting & Oversight, Financial Planning & Analysis and Corporate Tax. Through these diverse experiences, you will get an understanding of the various dimensions of TIAA accounting operations such as Statutory Reporting, Internal Controls over Financial Reporting, Corporate Tax, Financial Reporting Systems, Corporate Accounting and Financial Performance Management. In addition, this internship position is associated with the Controllership Recruiting and Development Program ("R&D Program"), which provides an immersive 2 year full-time rotational program (3 eight month rotations). Upon completion of this internship, candidates will have the opportunity to interview for admission into the R&D Program or other roles within the organization.


* Applies knowledge of US GAAP and Statutory accounting principles in the performance of operational tasks, e.g., processing journal entries that are the corporate records of the company.
* Perform regulatory reporting processes for various legal entities within TIAA.
* Applies financial acumen to resolve a wide-range of issues.
* Applies technical knowledge to complete assignments.
* Interfaces with other areas of the company that prepare and process accounting entries.
* Prepares account reconciliations and processes transactions to maintain the accuracy of the general ledger.
* Participates in various special projects and assist in developing solutions

Required Skills (Minimum knowledge, skills and abilities to enter the job)

* Currently in pursuit of a Bachelor's or Master's Degree majoring in Accounting, Finance, Tax, or Business Discipline
* Graduating between December 2021 and August 2022
* Minimum overall GPA of 3.0 or better

Desired Skills: (Preferred not required)

* Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Office products
* Excellent communication, problem solving/analytical skills
* Proven ability to prioritize tasks and deliver on commitments
* Previous internship or work experience a plus

TIAA does not sponsor visas for entry-level/internship positions and, due to program format, will not hire individuals whose work eligibility is based on a F-1 or other student visa status, including, but not limited to, students who receive a STEM OPT extension.

Equal Employment Opportunity is not just the law, it's our commitment. Read more about the Equal Employment Opportunity Law.

If you need assistance applying due to being visually or hearing impaired, please email Careers Help.

We are an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. We will 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 legally protected status.

Additional Information

* Requisition ID: 1721970

About TIAA

TIAA-CREF (www.tiaa-cref.org) is a national financial services organization with $834 billion in assets under management (as of 9/30/2015) and is the leading provider of retirement services in the academic, research, medical and cultural fields.

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