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Principal Sr Administrative Assistant in Des Moines, Iowa

As a Sr Administrative Assistant on the Enterprise Worksite Services team, you’ll work with and support a dynamic team in our Enterprise Property Solutions division to prioritize, find efficiencies and make valuable contributions. This is an opportunity to impact the overall success of the department!

Here are few examples of the kinds of things you’ll do:

  • Maintain various department processes and project work.

  • Apply strategic calendar management and project support for the leadership team and others as needed.

  • Assist team members with arranging travel and office technology to build efficiency and increase effectiveness.

  • Partner closely with other Administrative Assistants as well as associates within the business units on requests.

This position is also a great way to advance your career. As a growing company with over 16,000 employees around the world, Principal offers a lot of ways for you to learn more, earn more and achieve more.

  • Associate degree preferred, high school diploma required.

  • 4+ years of related experience required.

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite; Word, Excel, PowerPoint, OneNote and Outlook.

  • Excellent verbal/written communication (including grammar and spelling), organizational, problem solving, and analytical skills.

  • Strong technical skills and ability to deliver excellent customer service.

  • Ability to prioritize assignments, adapt to changes in daily tasks when necessary, and multi-task throughout each day.

  • Detail oriented and able to work in a fast-paced environment and meet deadlines.

  • Experience coordinating complex travel arrangements.

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 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: 2021-30972

Enterprise Segment: Corporate

Business Area: Global Financial Resources

External Company Name: Principal Financial Group

Street: 711 High Street

FLSA Status: Non-Exempt