Georgia Employer PENSION ACTUARIAL ANALYST I in Atlanta, Georgia

Pension Actuarial Analyst I - #220442Job Area:ActuarialBusiness Area:PensionLocation:GA - Atlanta, IA - Des Moines, PA - PittsburghCareer Category:Experienced ProfessionalFull/Part Time:Full TimeRegular/Temporary:RegularDate Posted:04/18/2017Not just a career path. A career destination.No matter where you're headed, the Principal can help you take your best next step. As a leader in the financial services industry with a global reach and a focus on flexibility, The Principal is the perfect place to begin your career.And at The Principal, every role supports a greater purpose-to give real people an edge in planning and protecting their financial lives. And after more than 130 years of service, 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'.We are actively seeking an exceptional individual with qualifying skills for a Pension Actuarial Analyst opportunity at the Principal Financial Group! In this role, we have the opportunity to consider multiple career levels.Responsibilities:In this role, you will work with enrolled actuaries to prepare, analyze, research, and communicate actuarial services for defined benefit pension plans of small/moderate size and moderate difficulty. Use technical skills to do research and calculations. You will also be responsible for valuation reports and accounting disclosure work, as well as consulting with defined benefit clients on their retirement needs.Qualifications:Bachelor's degree in mathematics, actuarial science or related field, or equivalent work experience.Good analytical, communication, organizational and prioritization, and decision-making skills.Ability to complete detailed work accurately.Knowledge of actuarial mathematics is preferred, which could include probability and statistics, numerical analysis, and compound interest.Knowledge of spreadsheet and database or similar PC software packages including Excel and Access, or the ability to learn, is preferred.Aptitude in programming languages is preferred.Defined Benefit experience is preferred.Job Level:Willing to consider at a higher job level if qualified.Employee Referral:Click on "Email to a Friend" to notify a friend or family member of this opportunity.Background Check Requirements:Employment at Principal is contingent upon successful completion of a background check.Visa Sponsorship: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.The 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.