Industry: Financial Services & Banking

About Principal

Principal helps people and companies around the world to build, protect and advance their financial well-being with our retirement, insurance and asset management expertise. With innovative ideas and real-life solutions, we make financial progress possible for clients of all income and portfolio sizes. A member of the FORTUNE 500®, the Principal Financial Group has $629.4 billion in assets under management and offices in 19 countries throughout Asia, Australia, Europe, Latin America and North America.

Military Friendly Ratings

We rate how Military Friendly® an organization is within 6 different categories. Learn more about our methodology.

The ratings below reflect the extent to which each organization exceeds the benchmark standards for Military Friendly®.

Hiring & Onboarding

Opportunity & Advancement

Culture & Commitment

Support & Retention

Policies & Compliance

Recruiting & Sourcing

Why Work at the Company?

The Veterans Employee Resource Group at Principal has a diverse membership that strives to make a difference in the lives of our military personnel, their families and in the community by providing veteran outreach and support. Engaged employees at all levels are involved in events and activities that range from job fairs, to leadership training on hiring veterans, annual Veterans Day celebration, successful Vet Connect program for new hires, and community outreach events. Our mission is to 'Support the attraction and retention of veteran employees in order to leverage their full potential, including their unique skills and life experiences. Provide outreach and development opportunities for our employees. Engage the membership to encourage participation in the resource group.'

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Examine, analyze, and interpret accounting records for the purpose of giving advice or preparing statements. Install or advise on systems of recording costs or other financial and budgetary data.

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A program that prepares individuals to practice the profession of accounting and to perform related business functions. Includes instruction in accounting principles and theory, financial accounting, managerial accounting, cost accounting, budget control, tax accounting, legal aspects of accounting, auditing, reporting procedures, statement analysis, planning and consulting, business information systems, accounting research methods, professional standards and ethics, and applications to specific for-profit, public, and non-profit organizations.