| May 29, 2024

Associate Director of Strategic Finance in Green Investments

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Website Nuveen Green Capital

The Associate Director of Strategic Finance, is responsible for leading Nuveen Green Capital’s modeling, valuation, pricing, and strategic / operating finance processes that play a key role in ensuring the growth and profitability of NGC’s platform. This role is at the intersection of commercial real estate, corporate finance, and ESG investing.


Key Responsibilities and Duties

  • Maintain and develop the financial analysis process and technology to support operations, financial transactions and strategic decision making.
  • Oversee and perform asset pricing and modeling, including coordinating impact and negotiation analysis with FP&A and transaction leaders and supporting acquisitions and divestitures.
  • Coordinate multiple external and internal stakeholders and operate internal models to perform valuation on assets and liabilities; manage expected credit loss analysis.
  • Participate in the performance and modeling of various financial transactions related to Nuveen Green Capital’s Funds, SMAs and other financing vehicles.
  • Manage key profitability maintenance procedures including pre-close and post-close deal analysis and review.
  • Manage relationships with finance vendors, including auditors and valuation services providers.
  • Assist in maintaining and establishing financials controls.
  • Manage various financial transactions and projects.


Educational Requirements

  • University (Degree) Preferred


Work Experience

  • 3+ Years Required; 5+ Years Preferred


Career Level



Required Qualifications:

  • Minimum of 3+ years of corporate finance, accounting, capital markets or real estate finance experience


Preferred Qualifications:

  • 5+ years of corporate finance, accounting, capital markets or real estate finance experience
  • Experience building financial models in Excel
  • Comprehensive understanding of a company’s P&L, concepts of leverage, working capital, debt, equity, investment, etc.
  • Comprehensive understanding of key finance concepts, e.g. time value of money, basic pricing and valuation of financial instruments, amortization, effective interest rate, returns calculations
  • Experience working with large datasets in Excel
  • Knowledge and understanding of accounting concepts, including asset sale and acquisition


Related Skills 


Accountability, Adaptability, Clean Energy Acumen, Collaboration, Commercial Mindset, Consultative Communication, Continuous Improvement Mindset, Executive Presence, Prioritizes Effectively, Stakeholder Engagement


Anticipated Posting End Date:





Base Pay Range: $92,820/yr. – $154,700/yr.

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

Nuveen, the investment manager of TIAA, offers a comprehensive range of outcome-focused investment solutions designed to secure the long-term financial goals of institutional and individual investors. Its affiliates offer deep expertise across a comprehensive range of traditional and alternative investments through a wide array of vehicles and customized strategies. For more information about the firm please visit our website at www.Nuveen.com


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.



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