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Principal Financial Group Financial Analyst I in Des Moines, Iowa


As a Financial Analyst I, you will have the opportunity to work and grow in a team environment here at Principal Financial Group.We are looking for someone who thrives on solving unique problems with advanced analytical skills and enjoys working with several internal partners and tools.

  • Participate in the maintenance, preparation and analysis of financial information. Use technical skills to do financial research and calculations. Provide financial support to other departments.

  • Assist in the completion of assigned projects, including gathering and organizing information and statistical and financial analysis, with consideration to timing required and quality of work documentation needed, report on progress and final results. Projects will be under the direction of a supervisor.

  • Provide similar technical assistance to other departments involving research, statistical and financial analysis, and solving questions and problems.

  • Assist in the analysis and review of financial information.

  • Work towards self-development by expanding knowledge of department, line of Business, and industry.

  • Perform other job-related duties and special projects as required.


  • Bachelor's degree in math, actuarial science, finance or related field or equivalent experience required

  • Must have strong problem solving, leadership and analytical skills

  • Good oral and written communication skills required

  • 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

  • Intermediate Excel skills and Microsoft Office

Salary Range Information

Salary ranges below reflect targeted base salaries. Non-sales positions have the opportunity to participate in a bonus program. Sales positions are eligible for sales incentives, and in some instances a bonus plan, whereby total compensation may far exceed base salary depending on individual performance. Actual compensation for all roles will be based upon geographic location, work experience, education, licensure requirements and/or skill level and will be finalized at the time of offer.

Salary Range

$46600 - $76000 / year

Additional Information

Work Authorization/Sponsorship

At this time, we're not considering candidates that need any type of immigration sponsorship (additional work authorization or permanent work authorization) now or in the future to work in the United States? This includes, but IS NOT LIMITED TO: F1-OPT, F1-CPT, H-1B, TN, L-1, J-1, etc. For additional information around work authorization needs please use the following links. and

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 ourcore values ( ,benefits ( and whywe’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.

Job Locations US-IA-Des Moines

Posted Date 3 days ago (9/23/2022 6:46 PM)

Job # 2022-36906

Category Actuarial

Ent Seg USIS

Bus Area Individual Life

Pos Typ Regular Full-Time

Remote No

FLSA Non-Exempt