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Accounting Specialist - #220631 more...
Location:Des Moines, IA
Company:Principal Financial
First posted:June 17, 2017

Job Area: Accounting
Business Area: Individual Life
Location: IA - Des Moines
Career Category: Experienced Professional
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Date Posted: 2017-06-16

Recognized for putting others first.

Of all the accolades Principal® has received, were most proud of receiving several recognitions as a top workplace for employees..  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. 


Principal is actively seeking an exceptional individual with strong organizational and verbal communication skills for an Accounting Specialist role.   This is position is on the Balancing Team within the USIS Accounting & Finance department. supporting both group and individual product lines. The Accounting Specialist role and is a great opportunity for the right individual to start an exciting accounting career with us!

In this role, you would be working with an experienced team to process data related to accounting and financial transactions. You will also be responsible for performing daily balancing for multiple administration systems. Due to the nature of this work some non-traditional hours may be required.


  • Associates degree in accounting or equivalent experience required.
  • Good organizational skills necessary.
  • Knowledge or ability to attain PC, 10-key, and system skills required.
  • Must be able to handle sensitive information in a confidential manner.'
  • Attention to detail, accuracy, adherence to deadlines and good oral and written communication skills a must.

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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. Because of the nature of the duties of this position, a credit check is also required.


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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