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Business Coordinator II - Defined Benefit - #220572 more...
Location:Atlanta, GA
Company:Principal Financial
First posted:June 02, 2017

Job Area: All Other
Business Area: Pension
Location: GA - Atlanta;PA - Pittsburgh;IA - Mason City;IA - Cedar Falls;IA - Des Moines;NE - Grand Island;WA - Spokane
Career Category: Experienced Professional
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Date Posted: 2017-06-01

Be a part of something bigger

Do you want a career where you can make a real difference? At Principal®, you can.

We work with a greater purpose in mindto give people the financial tools and confidence to live their best lives. And we take that to heart not only for our clients but also extend that to our employees.

By choosing to work at Principal, you'll be a part of making a difference in the lives of customers and in communities. And you can make a difference in your own life by joining a company that cares about its employees as much as it cares about its customers. From career development to comprehensive benefits to our vibrant, diverse work environment, youll find plenty of opportunities to enrich your personal and professional life.


The Business Coordinator II for the Defined Benefit Implementation team will work under general guidance, research, define, analyze, develop, and implement solutions/ opportunities related to business needs.  Recognize and represent internal and external customer needs to ensure projects are completed in a timely and accurate manner.

Responsibilities may include:

  • Independently research, develop, and coordinate complex, high impact solutions/opportunities related to business needs. Recognize and represent internal and external complex customer needs to ensure projects are completed in a timely and accurate manner.
  • Evaluate, recommend, and implement efficiencies to current installation processes and procedures.
  • Provide technical expertise on variety of topics and projects, including testing and product changes.
  • Liaison and lead on workgroup and projects that directly impact the implementation team.  Coordinating internal assignments and monitoring business workflow.
  • Analyze Defined Benefit sale trends and streamline business needs by incorporating high-level initiatives and updates (Salesforce, rewrites, legislative/government changes, internal systems, timelines, service agreements, ERISA Budgets etc.).
  • Research, define, analyze, and develop and implement solutions/opportunities relating to systems, marketing, product, and service development for business needs with minimal direction.
  • Develop, document, and maintain communication, documentation, and training through a variety of methods and mediums, which includes status reports.
  • Perform other job-related duties and special projects as required.


Skills required:

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent of 8 years experience.
  • 2+ years related experience.
  • FINRA registration may be required.
  • Defined Benefit knowledge and experience if preferred.

Successful candidates will have the following:

  • May need to become an associated person of Princor, which requires fingerprint and a full background check.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills required.
  • Good problem solving, interpersonal, organizational, decision making, and leadership skills necessary.
  • Excellent reading comprehension, analytical, and interpretation skills necessary.
  • Must be a self-starter and have ability to work in a team environment.
  • Firm understanding and interest in Pension accounting and recordkeeping systems with technical analysis ability necessary.
  • Basic understanding of PC applications necessary.

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.

Job Level

Will consider at the Business Coordinator III level based on experience. 


This position may be located in Des Moines, Cedar Falls, Mason City, Grand Island, Spokane, Atlanta or Pittsburg. 

Background Check Requirements

Employment at Principal is contingent upon successful completion of a background check.


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.

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