Principal Financial Group Senior Legislative Consultant - Specialty Benefits Division (SBD) Compliance - #221710 in Des Moines, Iowa

Job Area: Compliance/LegalBusiness Area: Specialty Benefits DivisionLocation: IA - Des MoinesCareer Category: Experienced ProfessionalFull/Part Time: Full-TimeRegular/Temporary: RegularDate Posted: 2018-04-16

It’s not what we do. It’s who we are.

At Principal, every role supports a greater purpose— to help people live their best lives. And after more than 130 years, we’ve never had a more vibrant and dynamic global team united in our purpose. Through community involvement, innovative financial solutions, and dedication to career development, we make a difference in millions of lives every day, including our employees’. And now is the time to make your mark.

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As a Senior Legislative Consultant, you will...

  • Identify, analyze and communicate legislative and regulatory changes to promote operational compliance for insurance products.

  • Determine applicability, recommend compliance methods, answer inquiries, and produce information regarding state and/or federal legislation, regulations bulletins and other communications.

  • Serve as resource for compliance issues.

  • Assist in the development of new insurance products or revisions to existing insurance products.


  • College degree and 6+ years of work related experience (previous experience with compliance and/or legal research strongly preferred).

  • Business unit product knowledge preferred, not required.

  • Excellent analytical, research, organizational, problem solving, and oral and written communication skills required.

  • Ability to work both independently and collaboratively, maintain a high degree of accuracy, and pay strict attention to detail required.

  • Must have ability to read and interpret state laws and regulations, work on multiple tasks simultaneously, work under pressure, and meet deadlines.

  • Basic PC skills required.

  • Prolonged sitting, keyboarding, and exposure to PC screen.

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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