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Principal Sr Associate Accountant (Corporate Tax) in Des Moines, Iowa

Principal currently has an exciting opening for a Sr Associate Accountant in our Corporate Tax Department! This role on our International Tax team will be responsible for U.S. tax reporting for foreign subsidiary earnings, oversight over foreign tax calculations and assist with Transfer Pricing regulations for intercompany services.

You'll have the opportunity to:

  • Perform monthly and quarterly financial reporting for tax associated with foreign subsidiary earnings

  • Assist with information returns for foreign subsidiaries for U.S. Federal Tax Return

  • Assist data gathering and reporting for Transfer Pricing

  • Assist with internal and external audit requests

  • Drive continuous improvement focusing on streamlining, improving and automating processes

  • Bachelors degree in accounting or finance or equivalent experience plus 2+ years of relevant experience. CPA preferred but not required.

  • CPA or other applicable certifications preferred

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.

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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: 2021-29556

Business Area: Global Financial Resources

External Company Name: Principal Financial Group

Street: 711 High Street

Remote: Yes

FLSA Status: Exempt