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Principal Sr Associate Accountant in Des Moines, Iowa

Principal Global Investors (PGI) investment accounting is looking for Senior Associate Accountant to join our team! This is an exciting new position related to the launch of Principal Global Investor's new investment strategy in Alternative Credit.

Some of your responsibilities could include:

  • Assist in implementation of new investment systems Develop new control environment

  • Maintain security level data

  • Recording investment activity

  • Assist in the monthly valuation process

  • Portfolio level analysis - income, holdings, realized gains & losses, valuation

  • Assist with internal and external audits

  • Perform other duties or essential functions as needed.

This position will require successful completion of a criminal background check.

  • Bachelor's degree in accounting or finance or equivalent experience plus 2-4 years of relevant experience required

  • Investment expereince preferred

  • CPA or other applicable certifications preferred

  • You may be required to become an associated person of Principal Securities Inc. which requires fingerprinting

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: 2021-29457

Business Area: PGI Other

External Company Name: Principal Financial Group

Street: 801 Grand Ave

Remote: No

FLSA Status: Exempt