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Aegon Asset Management GTS Internal Controls & Compliance Intern (PT Spring & Fall, FT Summer) in Cedar Rapids, Iowa

Job FamilyAdministrative Services

Who We Are

Transamerica has been helping people feel better about the future for more than 100 years. We provide investment, retirement, and life insurance solutions to more than 11 million customers throughout the U.S. But the way we see it, our responsibility goes beyond our clients’ accounts. We’re in the business of helping people live well and empowering them to create a better tomorrow through the financial and health-related habits they form today. We help people prepare by providing solutions that consider the whole picture.

What We Do

Transamerica is organized by lines of business (Life Insurance, Annuities, Mutual Funds, Retirement Plans, Employee Benefits, and Financial Assets), which are supported by Transamerica Corporate (Corporate Development; Finance; Internal Audit; Legislative, Regulatory & Policy; Office of the CEO; People, Places & Brand; Risk; and Technology).

Job Description SummaryIn this internship, you will have the opportunity to be part of the Internal Controls & Compliance team at Global Technology Services (GTS) working on real business problems. The successful candidate will be available to work part-time in the spring and fall, and full-time throughout the summer, allowing them to take the knowledge from the classroom and apply it to a real-world setting. If you’re self-driven and able to see opportunity in change, you can make a real difference within our business. You will build relationships with key leaders and team members in all areas of finance and accounting.

The GTS Internal Controls & Compliance team enables and supports effective IT Risk Management within GTS through risk identification, assessment of identified risks, and providing regular monitoring and oversight of a comprehensive risk profile. At Aegon, effective risk management and control is achieved through implementation of sets of controls, selected through prescribed risk management processes and managed using the IT risk management and control policies, processes, procedures, organizational structure, and hardware to protect the identified information assets.Job DescriptionResponsibilities

  • Help review the implementation of control requirements and appropriate information technology (IT) policies and procedures that are consistent with the organization's mission and goals.

  • Support compliance/audit activities as assigned in relation to Sarbanes Oxley (SOX), IT Control Framework, Service Operation Control audits, manage internal/external audit engagements and third-party business reviews

  • Support control assessments first time and ongoing (Process, Application, and Infrastructure)

  • Support audit findings and recommendations to ensure that appropriate mitigation actions are taken.

  • Help identify control requirements specific to an information technology (IT) system in all phases of the system life cycle.

  • Assist with system administrator work within ServiceNow

  • Attend intern program events and participate in Build Your Network/Networking programs

Qualifications

  • To qualify for this 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.

  • Preference is given to candidates pursuing a degree in Management Information Systems (MIS), Computer Science, OR within Accounting, Finance, or Business and minoring in MIS or other technical programs.

  • Strong written & verbal communication skills

  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team

  • Proven analytical, critical thinking, and problem-solving skills

  • Reliable, dependable, and detail-oriented

  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, and Excel

Working Conditions

  • Hybrid/Office Environment

Compensation

The hourly rate for this position is set at $19.00. This is an estimate, based on preexisting standards, operational needs and other considerations permitted by law. The wage may vary above and below the stated amounts, as permitted by Colorado Equal Pay Transparency Rule 4.1.2.

The ideal candidate would be able to work the entire 2023 year, working part-time in the spring, full-time in the summer, and then part-time again in the fall

What We Offer

For eligible employees, we offer a comprehensive benefits package designed to support both the personal and financial well-being of our employees .

Compensation Benefits

  • Competitive Pay

  • Bonus for Eligible Em ployees

    Benefits Package

  • Pension Plan

  • 401k Match

  • Employee Stock Purchase Plan

  • Tuition Reimbursement

  • Disability Insurance

  • Stock Purchase Plan

  • Employee Discounts

  • Career Training & Development Opportunities

    Health and Work/Life Balance Benefits

  • Paid Time Off

  • Paid Holidays

  • Be Well Company holistic wellness program, which includes Wellness Coaching and Reward Dollars

  • Parental Leave

  • Adoption Assistance

  • Employee Assistance Program

  • College Coach Program

  • Back-Up Care Program

  • PTO for Volunteer Hours

  • Employee Matching Gifts Program

  • Employee Resource Groups

  • Inclusion and Diversity Programs

  • Employee Recognition Program

  • Referral Bonus Programs

  • Peer Recognition Program (BRAVO)

    Inclusion & Diversity

    Transamerica has made a strong commitment to inclusion and diversity, and we are proud to be an organization where all perspectives are valued. Transamerica has earned recognition for its strong efforts year-over-year, including from the Human Rights Campaign’s Foundation Corporate Equality Index, the Diversity Best Practices Inclusion Index, and Seramount’s “100 Best Companies” list.

    In addition, as part of Transamerica’s commitment to maintaining an inclusive workplace, the company sponsors employee-driven Employee Resource Groups (ERGs), which are formed around a shared interest or a common characteristic of diversity. ERGs are open to all employees and provide a supportive environment for raising diversity awareness and promoting inclusive behavior.

    Giving Back

    Transamerica believes our responsibilities extend beyond our corporate walls. That's why we created the Aegon Transamerica Foundation in 1994. Through a combination of financial grants and the volunteer commitment of our employees, this foundation supports nonprofit organizations focused on the education, health, and well-being of the communities where we live and work.

    https://www.transamerica.com/why-transamerica/aegon-transamerica-foundation

    Transamerica’s Parent Company

    Aegon (http://www.aegon.com/) acquired the Transamerica business in 1999. Aegon’s roots go back more than 175 years to the first half of the nineteenth century. Since then, Aegon has grown into an international company, with businesses in the Americas, Europe, and Asia. Today, Aegon is one of the world’s leading financial services organizations, providing life insurance, pensions, and asset management. As a leading global investor and employer, the company seeks to have a positive impact by addressing critical environmental and societal issues, with a focus on climate change and inclusion and diversity.

    Websites

    Transamerica | Protecting Your Wealth and Health since 1906 (https://www.transamerica.com/)

    Aegon Group Corporate Website | Aegon

    Management Team

    Transamerica Leadership - Standing For Financial Innovation Since 1906 | Transamerica (https://www.transamerica.com/why-transamerica/leadership)

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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