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Sr Administrative Assistant - #221916
Category: Banking
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Sr Administrative Assistant - #221916

Job Area: Clerical/AdministrativeBusiness Area: Principal InternationalLocation: IA - Des MoinesCareer Category: Experienced ProfessionalFull/Part Time: Full-TimeRegular/Temporary: RegularDate Posted: 2018-06-05


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.

Principal International is seeking an Administrative Assistant to join their team working in our Des Moines Corporate Center. This position allows you to work closely with and support the team's management staff. In this role, the qualified individual will perform administrative functions.

This opportunity allows you to take your strong work ethic and combine that with your drive to help others in an expanding business. Here is just a sample of what you can expect:


+ Provide administrative support for senior staff

+ Oversee general office activities i.e. calendaring, scheduling meetings and event planning

+ Schedule travel, both domestic and international

+ Process expense reports

+ Judgment is required to resolve problems and make recommendations for solutions and actions

We prefer individuals with administrative experience supporting professionals in Financial Services/Investment roles; if this is you, take a look at our opportunity today!


+ Bachelor's degree preferred, Associates degree required.

+ A minimum of 4 years of experience as an administrative assistant, preferably in the Financial Service industry.

+ Proficient in Microsoft office suite; Word, Excel and PowerPoint.

+ Prefer those with ability to type 45-55 wpm.

+ Strong organization skills and attention to detail.

+ Excellent oral/written communication (including grammar and spelling), problem solving and basic math skills.

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

+ Position requires tact, ability to maintain confidentiality and good customer service and interpersonal skills.

Requires good judgment, good communications skills, and the ability to work well both individually and with others to meet strict deadlines.

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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.


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.

Interview Details

What's next? Innovation at its finest. We'll review your application and if you're selected for an interview, you'll receive an invite for an On-Demand Video interview. Haven't done that before, don't worry. We've got all the tips and tricks available to help you be successful. With an On-Demand Video Interview, you can add your own flair and personality - at your pace. Be sure to check your email frequently. We'll communicate our decisions through the email address used on your online profile. If you receive an email from Principal Talent Team, you've been selected to begin your video interview and have a set time to submit once you log in.

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