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Financial Analyst II - #220559 more...
Location:Des Moines, IA
Company:Principal Financial
First posted:May 24, 2017

Job Area: Actuarial
Business Area: Specialty Benefits Division
Location: IA - Des Moines
Career Category: Experienced Professional
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Date Posted: 2017-05-23

Finding the right job is all about finding the right fit.

At Principal ®, we believe how we do things is every bit as important as what we do. We're guided by our commitment to do the right thing for customers, employees and the environment. And were not just jumping on the bandwagon thats been part of our culture since we were founded all the way back in 1879.

Were proud of consistently receiving several recognitions as a top workplace for employees.. In fact, Principal made the cut in Forbes first-ever list of Americas Best Employers! And the best part? Its our employees who gave us a thumbs-up.

But dont take our word for it; see what employees at Principal have to say by checking out our employee stories on our career site.  Another great way to get the inside story is connecting with employees via LinkedIn -- learn more and get a sense of the culture.


In this role you will be responsible for the preparation, calculation and analysis of the rates for our group insurance products. This role will require the use of technical capabilities (including SAS, Excel, Oracle, Access & (please use the apply button below)) to do financial research and calculations.


  • Bachelor's degree in math, actuarial science, finance or equivalent experience required. 
  • 1-2 years of relevant experience preferred. 
  • Must have strong problem solving, leadership and analytical skills. 
  • Good oral and written communication skills required. 
  • Must have good interpersonal, customer service, and organizational skills. 
  • Demonstrates the ability to accept and adapt to a changing environment. 
  • Knowledge of spreadsheet and database or similar PC software packages, or the ability to learn, is preferred.  Preferred programs include SAS, Excel, Access and (please use the apply button below).
  • Aptitude in programming languages is preferred. 
  • This position may be subject to SEC restrictions on personal political contributions.

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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.

Background Check Requirements

Employment at Principal is contingent upon successful completion of a background check.


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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