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Business Coordinator / Office Manager - #220447 more...
Location:Appleton, WI
Company:Principal Financial
First posted:May 12, 2017 (last updated 30+ days ago)

Job Area: Clerical/Administrative
Business Area: Pension
Location: WI - Appleton
Career Category: Experienced Professional
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Date Posted: 2017-06-19

Finding the right job is all about finding the right fit

At Principal ®, we believe how we do things is every bit as important as what we do. We're guided by our commitment to do the right thing for customers, employees and the environment. And were not just jumping on the bandwagon thats been part of our culture since we were founded all the way back in 1879.

Were proud of consistently receiving several recognitions as a top workplace for employees.. In fact, Principal made the cut in Forbes first-ever list of Americas Best Employers! And the best part? Its our employees who gave us a thumbs-up.

But dont take our word for it; see what employees at Principal have to say by checking out our employee stories on our career site.  Another great way to get the inside story is connecting with employees via LinkedIn -- learn more and get a sense of the culture.


Do you have the commitment and drive to work in a fast paced financial services organization?

Are you proactive, organized and share a can-do attitude?

If so, then we may have the right opportunity for you!

Don't think of this role as your ordinary, everyday, average opportunity!!  It's much more - through your efforts and partnership with others, you have the opportunity to impact the overall success of the department.

What does that include? 

The Business Coordinator 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.

Additional responsibilities may include:

  • Provide coaching, mentoring, and training to less experienced employees and internal customers with minimal assistance.
  • Provide technical expertise on assigned topics and projects, including testing, with limited guidance.
  • 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. 

Additional responsibilities may include:

  • 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.
  • May need to become an associated person of Princor, which requires fingerprint and a full background check.

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.

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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