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Aegon Asset Management Accounting / Finance Internship (Spring 2022 Full-Time Remote) in Cedar Rapids, Iowa

Job FamilyAdministrative Services

Job Description SummaryTransamerica has been helping people feel better about the future for more than 100 years, and we’re proud of the trust we’ve earned. But we believe our responsibility goes beyond insurance, investments, and retirement accounts. We’re also in the business of helping people improve their financial and personal well-being, so they can add more years to their lives, and more life to their years. Are you looking for an opportunity to take your collegiate accounting/finance/business analytics coursework and apply it in a fast-pace business environment? Do you have a desire to learn new processes and technologies? Are you interested in learning under Accounting and Finance professionals while working alongside them to find innovative solutions?Job Description

What You Will Do: In this accounting internship, you will have the opportunity to work along Transamerica team members on business required/necessary projects. Opportunities are available within Corporate Tax, Internal Audit, Internal Controls, Financial Reporting, Management Reporting and more! This position allows you to take your classroom knowledge and apply it. If you’re self-driven and able to see opportunity in change, you can make a different within our business. You will report to a manager and build relationships with key leaders and team members in all areas of finance.

What Success Looks Like:

Working collaboratively with other interns, accounting/finance/analytic team members, and across teams and departments:

  • Perform professional finance/accounting work involving compilation, consolidation, and analysis of financial data. May include any or all the following: fixed asset or inventory accounting; preparation of tax returns or tax reporting; preparation of trial balance or financial statements, financial analysis including budgeting & forecasting.

  • Ensures the accounting transactions are recorded accurately and timely.

  • Reconciles, investigates, corrects, and adjusts accounting information in accordance with aggressive deadlines.

  • Prepares financial statements and/or work papers for multiple accounting bases.

  • Uses multiple financial systems and/or sophisticated reporting tools to produce a variety of analyses.

  • Proactively identifies unique problems, such as reconciliation/posting issues, and seeks help to resolve, if necessary.

  • Project work as needed in other multiple bases of accounting and financial reporting.

  • Responsible for adherence to the company's framework of internal controls.

    What You Will Learn: In this role, you will gain exposure to Transamerica’s rich culture, while working in one of the following departments: Internal Audit, Corporate Tax, Investment Reporting, Regulatory Reporting, Management Reporting, Consolidated Product Reporting, or more.

    What You Need:

  • To qualify for internship, applicants must be currently enrolled full-time at a college or university pursuing a specific degree program. Internships are not available for students who have completed their college education or who will graduate prior to the conclusion of the internship.

  • Strong written & verbal communications communication skills.

  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.

  • Detailed-oriented.

  • Reliable, dependable.

  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, Excel.

  • Applicants must be a US Citizen or permanent resident.

Our commitment to inclusion & diversity means that we value differences. We encourage the unique perspectives of individuals and are dedicated to creating a respectful and inclusive work environment.

Why Work for Us

Total Rewards at Transamerica: It’s more than a paycheck.

Our comprehensive Total Rewards package is designed to help support you in many ways — throughout all stages of your life and career. We provide a competitive, market-driven program that encompasses base compensation, bonus potential, retirement, health and wellness benefits, learning and development opportunities, plus great employee perks. All designed with you in mind… to help you live your best life, grow personally and professionally - and feel valued for the work you do.

Learn more about our Total Rewards Package (https://www.transamerica.com/individual/about-us/careers/benefits/) .

Equal Opportunity Employer:

Transamerica Life Insurance Company is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer and does not discriminate against any applicant or employee because of age, religion, sex, gender identity, genetic information, race, color, national origin, pregnancy, sexual orientation, marital status, participation in the uniformed services (e.g. U.S. Armed Forces, National Guard), physical or mental disability, or any other status protected by federal, state, or local equal employment opportunities laws.

Applicants with physical or mental disabilities may be entitled to a form of reasonable accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act and certain state and local laws. A reasonable accommodation is a change in the way things are normally done which will insure equal employment opportunity without imposing undue hardship on the Transamerica Companies. Please contact: applicantsupport@transamerica.com if you are a job seeker with a disability, or are assisting someone with a disability, and require assistance to apply for one of our jobs.

Ontario Applicants:

Our Company is committed to providing accessibility to those with disabilities in a manner that is consistent with the principles of independence, dignity, integration and equality of opportunity, that is in compliance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act 2005 ("AODA"). Please contact applicantsupport@transamerica.com if you are a job seeker with a disability, or are assisting someone with a disability, and require assistance to apply for one of our jobs.

Technical Assistance:

If you experience technical problems during the application process, please email applicantsupport@transamerica.com.

At Transamerica, hard work, innovative thinking and personal accountability are qualities that we honor and reward. We understand the potential that is unleashed by leveraging the talents of a diverse workforce. We embrace an environment where employees enjoy a balance between their careers, families, communities and personal interests. Ultimately, we appreciate the uniqueness of a company where talented professionals work collaboratively in a positive environment focused on helping customers secure their long-term financial futures.

Transamerica is a part of AEGON, an international life insurance, pension, and asset management company. The AEGON companies employ approximately 28,000 people and have a strong presence in more than 20 countries across the globe. For more information, visit www.transamerica.com.

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