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Principal Associate Accountant in Des Moines, Iowa

Principal Global Investors (PGI) investment accounting is looking for an Associate Accountant to join our Account Control and Analysis (ACA) team.

You'll perform daily and monthly reconciliation processes for investments. Work with team members to report accurate investment holdings and transactions each month end. You'll likely spend your time:

  • Reconciling investment activity including derivatives, cash, and trades

  • Analyzing asset level detail and payables/receivables tracking

  • Processing on the investment system

  • Posting journal entries for accurate monthly reporting

  • Using advanced Microsoft tools to perform work

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

  • CPA or other applicable certifications preferred.

  • Previous accounting internship or work experience strongly preferred

  • Proven analytical, problem solving, time management, interpersonal and communication skills is required.

  • Detail oriented, able to maintain a high degree of accuracy, meet established deadlines, able to balance several tasks and prioritize effectively.

  • Ability to build and maintain strong working relationships.

  • Basic Excel and PC skills required.

Job level

We’ll consider talent at the next level with the right experiences and skills.

Work Authorization/Sponsorship

At this time, we're not considering candidates that need any type of immigration sponsorship now or in the future or those needing work authorization for this role. (This includes, but is not limited to students on F1-OPT, F1-CPT, J-1, etc.)

Investment Code of Ethics

For Principal Global Investors positions, you’ll need to follow an Investment Code of Ethics related to personal and business conduct as well as personal trading activities for you and members of your household. These same requirements may also apply to other positions across the organization.

Experience Principal

While our expertise spans the globe, we're bound by one common purpose: to foster a world where financial security is accessible to all. And our success depends on the unique experiences, backgrounds, and talents of our employees – individually and all of us together. Explore our core values, benefits and why we’re an exceptional place to grow your career.

Principal is an Equal Opportunity Employer

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status.

Requisition ID: 2020-28385

Business Area: PGI Other

Street: 711 High Street

Remote: Yes

FLSA Status: Non-Exempt