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Principal Financial Services, Inc

Associate Accountant - #221222

Principal Financial Services, Inc - Des Moines, IA

We are actively seeking an Associate Accountant to join the mutual fund tax team. The team which has responsibility for oversight of all outsourced tax work, establishing tax policies and controls and financial analysis and interpretation of regulated investment company tax accounting information for 100 mutual funds and our growing exchange-traded funds (ETF) business.

We are looking for someone that is self-motivated and actively participates in the maintenance, preparation and analysis of financial information related to mutual funds and ETFs.

This role requires strong collaboration across the team as well as department. The work includes extracting and compiling data, research, analytics and communication with internal and external business partners. You would also assist in the development, administration, maintenance and analysis of accounting procedures to ensure the integrity of information and protection of capital.


Bachelor's degree in accounting or finance, or equivalent experience required.

Must have strong problem solving, leadership and analytical skills.

Excellent communication skills required.

Must have good interpersonal, customer service, and organizational skills.

Demonstrates the ability to accept and adapt to a changing environment.

Strong Excel capabilities strongly preferred.

Visa Sponsorship:

This position is not eligible for sponsorship for work authorization by Principal. Therefore, if you will require sponsorship for work authorization now or in the future, we cannot consider your application at this time.


Principal is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy, national origin, citizenship status, disability, genetic characteristics, sexual orientation, marital status, domestic partner status, military status, protected veteran status, disability status or any other characteristic protected by law.

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4 days 19 hours ago

Principal Financial Services, Inc


Associate Accountant - #221222 Principal Financial Services, Inc - Des Moines, IA, United States


Location: Des Moines, IA

Company Profile:
The Principal Financial Group® (The Principal®) is a leading global financial company offering businesses, individuals and institutional clients a wide range of financial products and services. Our range of products and services includes retirement solutions, insurance, wellness programs, and investment and banking products through our diverse family of financial services companies and national network of financial professionals.