Analyst, Performance Analytics

  • Competitive
  • Chicago, IL, USA
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Nuveen Investments
  • 18 Nov 17 2017-11-18

Analyst, Performance Analytics


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


The Performance Analyst will primarily will be responsible for the preparation of analytics data needed by Portfolio Management, Investment Oversight, Marketing, Client Service, Legal/Compliance, and additional areas within the enterprise. In addition to analytics support, the Performance Analyst will participate in improvement of a performance system as well as projects which arise in support of the enterprise.


  • Support reporting needs for investment performance, attribution, characteristics and risk statistics
  • Maintain performance measurement system for calculation of portfolio and composites returns and statistics
  • Troubleshoot and explain the performance results and remediate errors.
  • Operate under an environment where performance results are consistent with Global Investment Performance Standard (GIPS) requirements.
  • Develop, automate, and enhance performance reports
  • Work with vendors on performance issues
  • Communicate with various departments
  • Utilize multiple tools (both proprietary and third party) to gather information

  • Attention to detail and accuracy
  • Analytical skills are key
  • Aptitude for financial calculations and methodologies
  • Process orientation with ability to streamline tasks
  • Proven ability to multi-task, prioritize and meet deadlines

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