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Accounting/Finance Full-Time Internship (Spring 2023)

Cedar Rapids, Iowa
Job Type
4 Sep 2022
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. Were 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 SummaryTransamerica has been helping people feel better about the future for more than 100 years, and were proud of the trust weve earned. But we believe our responsibility goes beyond insurance, investments, and retirement accounts. Were 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 youre 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 Transamericas 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:
  • Ability to work full-time (35+ hours a week)
  • 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.


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.

ActFinIntern2023 What We Offer

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 Campaigns Foundation Corporate Equality Index, the Diversity Best Practices Inclusion Index, and Seramounts 100 Best Companies list.

    In addition, as part of Transamericas 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.

    Transamericas Parent Company

    Aegon () acquired the Transamerica business in 1999. Aegons 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 worlds 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.


    Transamerica Protecting Your Wealth and Health since 1906 ()

    Aegon Group Corporate Website Aegon

    Management Team

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  • Job Reference: 703976360-2
  • Date Posted: 4 September 2022
  • Recruiter: Aegon Asset Management
  • Location: Cedar Rapids, Iowa
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Accounting
  • Job Type: Permanent