Accounting Leadership Development Program (ALDP) Associate at Principal Financial Group (Des Moines, IA)

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Principal's goal for the Accounting Development Leadership Program ("ADLP") is to build a strong pipeline of dynamic Accounting and Financial leaders across the enterprise.

The ADLP is a two to three-year program focused on accelerating the development of accounting and leadership skills though rotational experiences, active networking, and delivering valued business results. During the program, associates rotate through multiple business or functional areas for six to nine months at a time.

The Accounting Leadership Development Program Offers:
  • Cross-functional rotations ranging six to nine months in length. Each rotation is designed to help you leverage and develop leadership skills, as well as an understanding of the different businesses and accounting areas of Principal, while delivering on key initiatives for the assignment.
  • The rotational path of each associate is individually tailored to build your accounting acumen, leadership skills, and experiences in alignment with business goals. Through rotational experiences, individuals will receive enterprise exposure and individual coaching. Position could include experiences in financial and management reporting, financial analysis, internal controls, investment accounting, taxes etc.
  • Build your peer network through professional workshops and social events with associates from other development programs across the enterprise.
  • The opportunity to learn about our business, company culture and what it to be a leader in our accounting organization. You'll also have the opportunity to network and gain in-depth knowledge about how our leaders have helped make Principal a great place for people to do exceptional work.
  • Upon successful completion of the program our goal is to support you in attaining placement within Principal.


Job level

Willing to consider talent at the next level with the right experiences and skills

What a successful candidate looks like:
  • Bachelor's Degree in Accounting or Finance.
  • Desire to learn and be challenged.
  • Interest in leading with or without a formal title.
  • Recognizes value in networking and relationship building across business areas.
  • Strong sense of accountability with strong time management skills.
  • Ability to work on a team and be adaptable, resourceful, and self-motivated.
  • Ability to work within gray areas and self-starter with ambiguous projects.
  • Resilient to change and responsive to feedback.

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

$55100 - $90300 / year

Additional Information

This is a two year rotational program that will be a hybrid role reporting to the Des Moines campus. After the two year program has been completed a permanently placed employee would have the option to work remote.

Work Environment

This role offers the ability for in-office and hybrid (blending both office and remote work in a typical workweek). You'll work with your leader to determine which option may align best based on several factors.

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.

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More Information on Principal Financial Group
Principal Financial Group operates in the Fintech industry. The company is located in Des Moines, IA. Principal Financial Group was founded in 1879. It has 18000 total employees. It offers perks and benefits such as Flexible Spending Account (FSA), Disability insurance, Dental insurance, Vision insurance, Health insurance and Life insurance. To see all 27 open jobs at Principal Financial Group, click here.
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