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Transamerica Harrison, NY
Job Description SummaryThe Sr Investment Quality Specialist oversees audit and quality measures within the Transamerica investment service group. Works on the initial build and launch of enhanced internal audit reports, and subsequent upgrades. Develops and maintains processes for running, researching, and saving daily and monthly audit reports. Ensures ongoing compliance with processes and procedures to handle flagged participants and data corrections.Job DescriptionResponsibilitiesWork with the operations team to develop and initiate processes and procedures for audit and quality measures. Oversee the research of flagged participants and data corrections; ensure participant concerns are escalated, researched and resolved.Identify new audit reports and quality measures across services needed to minimize potential issues.Work with the product team, IT, Marketing, Legal, and Compliance to drive enhancements and efficiencies, with an eye on quality, risk management, and scale. Provide quality support to Asset Allocation Services by analyzing internal audit reports; engage operational and production support teams to research flagged participants and correct data as needed.Oversee product quality assurance processes and procedures within the Asset Allocation Services team.Work with IT to build and enhance audit reporting and automation.Interface with internal and external auditors and Legal and Compliance, describing the group’s quality and audit procedures as needed, and pulling evidence of completed processes.Support special projects, such as analyzing data and running ad hoc reports in AQT.Assist team in making updates to Salesforce and quality checking Salesforce reports.Identify trends related to exception errors that may require additional oversight and changes to audit processes or changes to the services.Assist team with development of Managed Advice Quarterly Report.Assist team with updating materials on SharePoint.Assist in training new employees. QualificationsBachelor’s degree in business, finance, or related field, or equivalent experienceFive years of related in the financial services industry, including experience working with data reports and/or quality control programsWritten and verbal communication skills to convey technical information and analysis results, and document processes and proceduresOrganizational and time-management skills to work on multiple assignments through to completionAnalytical and problem-solving skills to perform auditing proceduresAbility to work independently and as part of a teamProficiency creating formulas in MS ExcelPreferred QualificationsKnowledge of Transamerica’s retirement record keeping system data (Paris 3)Knowledge of investment products used in defined contribution accountsUnderstanding of various asset allocations used in long term investment strategiesExperience with AQTFamiliarity with Transamerica’s plan sponsor and participant websitesWorking ConditionsOffice environmentOur CultureAt Transamerica we promote a Future Fit mindset. What is a Future Fit mindset?Acting as One fosters an environment of positive collaborationAccountability allows us to own the problem as well as the solutionAgility inspires new ideas, innovation and challenges the status quoCustomer Centricity encourages an above and beyond approach to our customer
Transamerica Harrison, NY
Job Description SummaryThe IT Service Manager function will be responsible for the creation and coordination of Problem & Incident Management processes and ensure that the process activities and procedures are being successfully carried out. In addition, the manager is responsible for driving service-excellence, reducing meantime-to-repair, and leveraging best practices and incident/problem management tools. The ideal candidate should have a passion for working with various groups and technologies and is technically creative in leveraging the boundaries of existing assets and personnel.Job DescriptionResponsibilities Responsible for the implementation and management of the ITSM Problem Management process.Facilitate industry-standard Root Cause Analysis (RCA) exercises as a result of Critical Incidents and initiating the Problem Management cycle.Collaborate with architecture, development, and engineering teams to identify the root cause for recurring incidents and create an action-plans for resolution and to prevent repeated incidents.Interact directly with IT leaders, Managers and key stakeholders to proactively communicate status on active Major Incidents or Problem tickets.Record, coordinate, and report on progress of Problem ticket tasks from Post Incident Reviews, and RCA’s.Act as a Major Incident Manager during Critical Incidents, Crises, and other broadly impacting events.Manage incident bridge calls, facilitating incident chats with close to real time information, escalation to management and driving work-streams to mitigate an incident.Develop and enrich restoration procedures to mitigate future outages and business disruptions.Partner with other IT lifecycle process owners to ensure alignment and the consistent and effective delivery of ITSM processes to the organization.Metrics & ReportingEstablish metrics and reporting with contributions from ITSM process owners.Define critical success factors and key performance indicators (KPI) for the processes.Track and analyze trends and generate statistical reports.Perform trend analysis to anticipate potential problems for proactive resolution.CommunicationsWrite timely and accurate executive style technical communications. Providing detailed notes of highly visible production issues on a timely basis to senior management.Send executive communications to a global audience providing accurate details of the incident and impacts to the business.QualificationsBachelor’s degree in information technology, computer science or related discipline, or equivalent experience.Five years of technology and related management experience, including IT Service Management experience.Five years of experience working with cross-functional teams and staff of all levels including managed service providers.Minimum of 3 years of Incident/Problem Management ExperienceITIL v3 certification and formal training in ITIL/ITSM plus equivalent work experience.Familiarity with System Development Lifecycle Methodology (SDLC)Track record of developing and providing SLAs & KPI’s.Flexibility and willingness to support a 24x7 global operation via off-hours support, on-call availability, or other as needed per rhythm and needs of the businessPreferred QualificationsExperience and understanding of the financial services or insurance industry, including the applicable business and technology processes and supporting technology architecture of business applications.Experience with setting up and maintaining a Known Error database.Familiarity and practical application of advanced principles of ITIL/ITSM.Master’s degree in information technology, business administration or related field.Experience with service management across different locations and a multi-sourced environment.Knowledge of business and technology trends for service management.Experience with BMC tools (Remedy, Smart IT)Experience with Service NowFamiliarity with JiraExperience with agile development methodologies, scrum and Kanban.Experience with audit and controls processDemonstrated progressive experience in the management of a technical support team.Behavioral & Leadership CompetenciesCoordinate cross-functional teams towards task completion and facilitate consensus across key IT personnel.Work in a dynamic changing agile environment with tight deadlines.Problem solving skills.Ability to build relationships across a diverse global organization.Strong ability to prioritize and multi-task.Strong communication and training skills.Affinity for process oriented thinking.Our Culture At Transamerica we promote a Future Fit mindset. What is a Future Fit mindset?Acting as One fosters an environment of positive collaboration.Accountability allows us to own the problem as well as the solution.Agility inspires new ideas, innovation and challenges the status quo.Customer Centricity encourages an above average and beyond approach to our customers.Working ConditionsOffice environment.Some travel.
Transamerica Plano, TX
Job Description SummaryServes as a liaison with Technology and user departments to coordinate and conduct testing that ensures the reliability, accuracy and functionality of system changes and/or enhancements. Performs analysis to identify business requirements for systems solutions and business processes. Responsible for supporting at least one primary product and system within a single line of business.Job DescriptionResponsibilitiesDocument and analyze requirements, information and data for assigned product and system within one line of business, with limited assistance. Work with business units to understand and define needs and priorities and communicate findings to stakeholders.May lead projects
Transamerica Denver, CO
Job Description SummaryPerform a wide variety of standard administrative, technical and staff support functions.Job DescriptionResponsibilitiesAdvance word processing correspondence.Design spreadsheets and databases for reporting.Heavy use of graphics.Compile information and prepare reports.Screen telephone calls.Give or relay non-routine information to callers.Make meeting and travel arrangements.High level of analytical work.Determine methods and procedures to be used in resolving routine and some complex inquiries.Generates and maintains confidential files.With Minimal supervision, handles and resolves complex or unique questions, problems, or assignments, exercising independent judgment and initiative on occasion. May provide guidance to others within the same skill area.QualificationsHigh school education or equivalent. Minimum of 3 years of experience.Preferred QualificationsFrequent demands to establish priorities and meet tight deadlines. Advanced knowledge of departmental policies and workflow.Highly detail orientedOur CultureAt Transamerica we promote a Future Fit mindset. What is a Future Fit mindset?Acting as One fosters an environment of positive collaboration.Accountability allows us to own the problem as well as the solution.Agility inspires new ideas, innovation and challenges the status quo.Customer Centricity encourages an above and beyond approach to our customer.Working ConditionsNormal office environment
Transamerica Denver, CO
Job Description SummaryResponsible for the management of all Transamerica corporate social media channels. This role has some strategic thinking and planning aspects and is primarily focused on execution and daily innovation of processes and deliverables.Job DescriptionThe people of Transamerica bring expertise, creativity, heart and diverse thought to everything that we do-and to the communities where we live and work ResponsibilitiesResponsible for the execution, working with members of the Brand and Digital team, and the social media agency to develop an evergreen content plan that supports and drives traffic to the organization, including the planning, creation, execution and reporting of campaigns on those channels.Contribute to the overarching social media strategy and annual roadmap and budget planning.Work with the internal customer care team to provide timely and appropriate responses to customer inquiries and complaints.Manage the editorial calendar; work with creative and content teams to populate, review and prepare content for posting to social media channels.Ensure content is reviewed and approved for publication by the compliance team and appropriate internal and external partners.Leading innovation with executive social media presence programs, employee advocacy and influencer programsAnalyze, prepare and deliver reports to internal stakeholders on content performance.Responsible for the build out and continuous improvement of our social media listening and engagement platforms and infrastructureBuilding and improving on existing stakeholder relationships with our Data analytics, PR, Customer service, Legal, Compliance, Recruitment and other teams for better leverage and adoption of social media strategiesQualificationsBachelor’s degree in marketing, advertising or related field.4 years of social media marketing experience.Thorough understanding of the social media landscape, including channels, best practices and audiences.Thorough understanding of social media publishing tools.Communication and interpersonal skills for extensive interaction with internal departments and social media agency.Experience using Sprinklr, Salesforce Social Studio or equivalent platforms.Preferred SkillsProject management skills to schedule and manage multiple concurrent campaigns.Detail oriented and a self-starter with effective communication skills.Excellent grammar and spelling. An Innovator and networker.Experience working in a social media or advertising agency.Experience using any social media platform.Working ConditionsOffice environment.Moderate travel to meet with social media agency and marketing teams in other locations or attend training and conferences.What You Receive:A Comprehensive Wealth + Health package. It’s our passion to empower people, and especially our employees, to add years to their lives and more life to their years. That means a healthy account balance and a healthy body to match. As you’ll come to discover, Wealth + Health is a central part of everything we do!Wealth Benefits; Competitive Pay, Bonus, and Benefits Package; Pension Plan, 401k Match, Employee Stock Purchase Plan, Tuition Reimbursement, Disability Insurance, Stock Purchase Plan, Employee Discounts, Career Training & Development Opportunities, Certification SponsorshipHealth and Work/Life Balance Benefits; Be Well Company sponsored holistic wellness program which includes Wellness Coaching and reward dollars, Parental Leave, Adoption Assistance, Employee Assistance Program, College Coach Program, Back-up Care Program, Paid Time Off to Volunteer, Employee Matching Gifts Program, Employee Resource Groups, Inclusion and Diversity Programs, Employee Recognition Program.
Transamerica Denver, CO
Job Description SummaryResponsible for designing system code, test, and document programs. Develops specifications for new and existing systems.Job DescriptionResponsibilitiesDevelops specifications and technical design for complex projects.Models business processes and data.Coordinates with co-workers, clients, operations, technical support, and vendors.Interfaces with development teams to determine requirements and resolve problems.Analyzes system and program requirements for complex projects. Identifies multiple solutions.Champions standards, SOX, and best practices.Demonstrates advanced understanding of software development and deployment toolsIs a resource to others in solving problems and works independently.Builds and maintains continuous integration/continuous delivery tools and processes.Provides thought leadership to software development teams and champions best practices for CI/CD.QualificationsBachelor’s degree in Information Systems, Computer Science or technically related field, or equivalent education/experience. Minimum of 5 years of technical experience.Masters degree in Information Systems, Computer Science or related technical field with 3 years experience is also acceptable.Experience in Linux RedHat Enterprise Administration, Automation and Deployment.2+ years experience with Jenkins.2+ years experience with at least one scripting language such as: Groovy, Python or Shell Scripting.1+ Year experience with Cloud automation such as Cloud Formation or Terraform.2+ years’ experience with have you configured Source Control such as Git, Bitbucket, Github or SVN.Preferred Qualifications1+ year experience with delivering and managing solutions on AWS.Experience building EC2 instances and deploying Docker to ECS.2+ years experience with build tools such as Maven or MSbuild.Background in UNIX or Windows servers.Experience with logging infrastructure and tools such as Logstash, Elasticsearch, Kibana.Experience with Grafana.Experience with code scanning tools such as SonarQube.Behavioral & Leadership CompetenciesExcellent verbal and written communication skills.Strong negotiation and persuasion skills.Superior problem solving skills.Ability to resolve most of complex problems and errors that occur for processes and applications in a division.Excellent analytical skills.Ability to multi task and meet deadlines.Must be a team player.Ability to work independently and with little direct supervision.Our CultureAt Transamerica we promote a Future Fit mindset. What is a Future Fit mindset?Acting as One fosters an environment of positive collaboration.Accountability allows us to own the problem as well as the solution.Agility inspires new ideas, innovation and challenges the status quo.Customer Centricity encourages an above and beyond approach to our customer.Working ConditionsNormal office environment. Minimal travel (less than 10%). May be required to work outside normal business hours due to special projects or on-call situations.
Transamerica Cedar Rapids, IA
Job Description SummaryWe are looking for a Project Management Intern who can work full-time during the summer of 2019. Students must be actively pursuing a degree from a college or university and must not graduate prior to August 2019.Job DescriptionResponsibilities:Works in partnership with Program Managers to facilitate the successful delivery of company programs. Responsible for organizing resources and handling specific aspects of large and complex projects.Track and manage risks for each program; notify Program Managers of identified risks. Assist with oversight of budget and capacity tracking.Identify and track program level milestones. Create presentations for delivery to executive sponsors, business and technical leads. Coordinate cross-program discussions and facilitate meetings; identify information to be shared, and plan and prepare meeting agendas. Serve as an information resource and attend executive meetings as a PMO representative in the absence of Program Manager. Make recommendations on process improvementsQualifications:Students must be actively pursuing a degree from a college or university preferably in Management, Marketing, Communications, Project Management or other related field. Students must not graduate prior to completing their internship.Strong written and verbal communication skills to articulate information and interact with a wide-range of business groups. Ability to tell a story via Power PointAnalytical skills to monitor and manage risks. Attention to detail to track budgets. Proficiency in MS PowerPoint & Excel. Ability to tell a story via Power Point & run pivot tables in Excel.Preferred experience utilizing MS Project or other project management software; Must be able to work in a team environment, yet independently on projects Working ConditionsOffice EnvironmentFast paced work environment
Transamerica Cedar Rapids, IA
Job Description SummaryHelps to mitigate legal exposure/risk to the organization by enforcing company policies, procedures and regulatory requirements. Possesses and applies broad knowledge of concepts and principles; works with instruction or guidance with applicable latitude for un-reviewed action or decisions; performs general assignments with direction and guidance from management.Job DescriptionResponsibilitiesReview current policies and procedures; identify and help to implement new and/or enhanced practices.Contribute to the development of new and/or enhanced compliance programs and enterprise-wide initiatives.Research current, new, and proposed regulatory requirements (e.g., statutes, regulations, bulletins) to determine impact to organization.Provide guidance and/or develop summaries related to regulatory requirements; identify possible courses of action for various departments.Analyze processes, services and products and provide ongoing guidance to ensure compliance with regulatory and statutory requirements.Compile information for completion of reporting, including reports for management and state/federal regulators. Depending on complexity of the request, perform analysis, identify trends and follow up on opportunities for enhancement.Analyze reports from third-parties (e.g., sub advisors, audit firms)Provide guidance and support to business partners (e.g., Sales and Marketing) in creation of mandated product training.Update and maintaining complete and accurate policies, procedures, compliance logs or files.QualificationsBachelor’s degree in business, marketing, pre-law or other relevant field, or equivalent education and experience. Securities and some advertising industry positions require a basic knowledge of the securities laws, regulations, rules.Written and verbal communication skills.Analytical and research skills.Proficiency using MS Office tools.Preferred QualificationsRegulatory, securities or advertising compliance experience.Areas of experience desired may vary based upon assigned compliance functions, but may include contract development, claims, underwriting, legal research, fraud or anti-money laundering investigations and/ or communications. Our Culture At Transamerica we promote a Future Fit mindset. What is a Future Fit mindset? Acting as One fosters an environment of positive collaboration Accountability allows us to own the problem as well as the solution Agility inspires new ideas, innovation and challenges the status quo Customer Centricity encourages an above and beyond approach to our customer Working ConditionsOffice environment.
Transamerica Natick, MA
Job Description SummaryPrepares and analyzes statistical reports of data to be used by the actuarial staff. Provides quantitative support in product development, financial analysis, management reporting, modeling and other actuarial research.Job DescriptionResponsibilitiesSignificant and complex data manipulation with some use of macros and other programs.Significant analysis on projects of smaller scope.Has authority to sign-off on projects of smaller scope.Works independently with some guidance.May perform illustrations.May perform pricing projects with some direction.May provide assistance to Actuary in research and response for design and developmental phase of new products. May provide assistance with actuarial modeling.Extracts and integrates data from various databases to analyze and develop reports and spreadsheets.QualificationsBachelor’s degree in actuarial science, mathematics, or other relevant area or equivalent education/experience. Up to 3 years relevant work experience. Strong PC skills including Excel. Strong mathematical skills and statistical aptitude. Effective verbal and written communication skills.Effective organizational skills.Preferred QualificationsBasic knowledge of accounting concepts and insurance terminology by having completed some industry courses such as from LOMAs FLMI program.Working ConditionsNormal office environment.Our CultureAt Transamerica we promote a Future Fit mindset. What is a Future Fit mindset?Acting as One fosters an environment of positive collaborationAccountability allows us to own the problem as well as the solutionAgility inspires new ideas, innovation and challenges the status quoCustomer Centricity encourages an above and beyond approach to our customer
Transamerica Cedar Rapids, IA
Job Description SummaryLeads and manages business analyses and modeling projects and programs within Risk and ALM areas.Job DescriptionTransamerica has a large variable annuity book with approx. $70bn in account value and covers GMDB, GMIB, GMWB and GMAB riders. To manage the market risks associated with this business a number of hedge programs are in place to protect IFRS earnings (Dynamic hedge programs) and Capital Generation (macro hedge programs) from adverse market impacts. Transamerica also has other blocks of business such as IUL, FIA and SVS which also have their own hedge programs.The candidate will be responsible for developing and maintaining hedge prototype models of the various hedging models, ensuring model changes to the production hedge models are accurate, determining and communicating the downstream financial impacts model changes. This roll will work closely with:Model Development Team: Provide business requirements, and provide sign-off on model changesPricing teams: To understand and develop new product featuresValuation Reporting Team: Provide downstream financial impactsJob DescriptionBuild and Maintain hedge prototype models for VA, IUL and FIA modelsProvide business requirements for future model developmentsDetermine Statutory and IFRS impacts for model changesHelp improve and modernize the current User Acceptance Testing processTrain and Lead as team of at least 2 Risk AnalystsWork with model development team as part of modernization effortAim is for this team to develop prototype models that other teams within ALM can use, such as strategy.Programs include assisting management, supervising and acting upon derivative program results in accordance with program guidelines.QualificationsRequires a graduate degree in mathematics, actuarial science, finance, business, or related field3+ years' experienceMust possess excellent understanding of investment and finance concepts, and be able to creatively apply them in solving analytical problems in the business setting.Must possess excellent communication skills.Preferred QualificationsProgramming experience such as C#, SQL, VBA etcValuation Reporting experience, Fair Value Reserves, AG43 / C3P2 Capital calculations, DAC etc.Cashflow Modeling ExperienceKnowledge of VA, IUL and FIA product linesBehavioral & Leadership CompetenciesMust possess excellent understanding of investment and finance concepts, and be able to creatively apply them in solving analytical problems in the business setting.Self-motivated and proven ability to deliver on results.Our Culture At Transamerica we promote a Future Fit mindset. What is a Future Fit mindset?Acting as One fosters an environment of positive collaborationAccountability allows us to own the problem as well as the solutionAgility inspires new ideas, innovation and challenges the status quoCustomer Centricity encourages an above and beyond approach to our customer
Transamerica Cedar Rapids, IA
Job Description SummaryResponsible for the development and support of the Business Intelligence Analytics products and platforms including but not limited to data warehouse, data visualizations and interactive reports. Responsible for applying Business Intelligence and Analytics subject matter expertise (data modeling, data discovery, BI product offering development and conceptual insurance acumen) to provide the business support departments with the tools and data representations which allow increasing organizational profit and meeting strategic goals.Job DescriptionResponsibilitiesContinuously develops and maintains an understanding of Business Intelligence technology and architecture, including data warehousing, dimensional modeling, OLAP functionality, reporting tools, and other methods of information delivery.Develop & maintains expertise with MSBI tools including: Excel/PowerPivot, SSRS, PerformancePoint, SSIS, & SSAS/BISM.Develop database and/or data presentation solutions to deliver information to end-users accurately and efficientlyExtracts, transforms, & loads data using data management tools and T-SQL.Analyze, understand, and document user needs to ensure accurate fulfillment of user story requests from internal business customers.Contribute to, and possibly lead, project teams that are developing or modifying highly complex information solutions.Administers & maintains the BI Portal, data warehouse, and existing BI solutions.Continuously develops expertise in the data and data models within the data warehouse, as well as an understanding of supported business domains.May construct data models, data dictionaries, and report glossaries.May conduct user interviews and training sessions.May mentor teammates on BI tools and methods.Conducts and may facilitate internal testing and user acceptance testing.QualificationsBachelor’s degree or equivalent education/experience.Minimum of 2 - 5 years (depending on the level) work experience.Strong understanding of BI concepts & tools.Demonstrated ability to write SQL/TSQL queries to retrieve/modify data.Previous experience with BIDS/MSBI Stack.Ability to abstract a concept into a series of lifecycle components and events.Significant experience developing physical dimensional models, OLAP processes or data visualizations or significant experience in data modeling, data discovery and the application of data to solve business problems.Preferred QualificationsStrong Experience with MSBI tools, including SSRS, SSIS, and/or SSAS.Moderate to advanced skills with MS Excel, including Office data connections and pivot tables.Conceptual, logical and/or physical data modeling experience is a plus.Insurance Industry experience preferred.Working knowledge of multiple IT platforms such as Salesforce or Hadoop.Behavioral & Leadership CompetenciesAbility to anticipate future needs and challenges.Organizational and prioritization skills and effective judgment.Can make timely decisions with appropriate information.Strong communication and relationship building skills.Proven problem solving ability and a willingness to think “outside-the-box”.Our CultureAt Transamerica we promote a Future Fit mindset. What is a Future Fit mindset?Acting as One fosters an environment of positive collaboration.Accountability allows us to own the problem as well as the solution.Agility inspires new ideas, innovation and challenges the status quo.Customer Centricity encourages an above and beyond approach to our customer.Working ConditionsOffice environment.
Transamerica Toronto, ON
Job Description SummaryProvides administrative support to a national sales force distributing financial service products. Responsibilities include education, correspondence and tasks related to contracting, licensing and sales field services.Job DescriptionResponsibilitiesProvide administrative support to sales field, internal and external staff, and management.Update license and contracting requirements.Respond to inquiries from sales field, internal and external staff, and regulatory bodies.Draft standard and non-standard correspondence (e.g. memos, letters, reports).Initiate and participate in process and database improvement projects.Fax, photocopy, file and scan documents.QualificationsTwo years of experience in an administrative support or related role.Excellent written and verbal communication skills.Interpersonal skills and the ability to build relationships with internal and external contacts.Ability to work independently in a fast-paced environment.Organizational and multi-tasking skills.Attention to detail.Proficiency using MS Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint.Preferred QualificationsExperience in the insurance and/or mutual fund industry. Experience with NRD (National Registration Database)Post secondary eduction.CSC and/or IFSE course completion.WinFund platform experience.Bilingual (French/English).Our Culture At Transamerica we promote a Future Fit mindset. What is a Future Fit mindset?Acting as One fosters an environment of positive collaborationAccountability allows us to own the problem as well as the solutionAgility inspires new ideas, innovation and challenges the status quoCustomer Centricity encourages an above and beyond approach to our customerWorking ConditionsOffice environment.
Transamerica Denver, CO
Job Description SummaryThe Sr Mgr, Communications serves as the communications partner to leadership, in one or more functional areas, to support their initiatives, priorities and preferred communications tone.Job DescriptionResponsibilitiesCraft and execute communication plans that clearly articulate objectives, strategies and tactics, and align with/promote the company vision.Serve as trusted advisor on routine, sensitive, and/or confidential business initiatives.Maintain a big-picture perspective to link programs, activities and communications in ways that support a cohesive employee experience.Advocate for employees to ensure messaging is accessible and relevant, and factors in their perspective.Work closely with leadership on the design and execution of town hall meetings that reflect and promote the company’s vision as well as specific functional objectives; coordinate with meeting planners and Human Resources to facilitate meetings that are relevant, engaging and effective from both a leadership and employee perspective.Anticipate potential hurdles/developments that could impact communications and prepare accordingly.Pivot quickly and effectively when priorities shift.Perform research both before and after sensitive/significant messages, to test assumptions about clarity and effectiveness; takes steps to improve.Generate and implement ideas and recommendations in synch with leaders’ goals.Guide and develop staff.Exhibit sound independent judgment, a bias for action, and a disciplined approach to the communications craft.QualificationsBachelor's degree in a relevant field or commensurate experienceEight years of management experience in internal or marketing communications, and/or public relationsSuperior verbal/writing skills (samples required; writing exercise is included in interview process)Ability to elicit input, organize material, distill complex ideas, and write lively and appealing content in a variety of leadership “voices”High degree of professionalismAdvanced proficiency using MS Office toolsPreferred QualificationsBachelor’s degree in English, History or JournalismExperience in financial services or other highly regulated industryWorking ConditionsOffice environmentOccasional travel
Transamerica Denver, CO
Job Description SummarySuccessful candidate is expected to have excellent writing skills, as well as the ability to effectively elicit input from subject matter experts, coordinate an efficient review and approval process and manage multiple projects simultaneously. Will support the Operations organization, which includes Technology, Product, Data & Innovation and Information Security.Job DescriptionResponsibilities:Working closely with the Senior Manager of Communications, develops communications on behalf of Operations leaders for both the entire organization and targeted audiences within it.Recommends best-possible communications vehicle, based on specific project goals and familiarity with available media.Works closely with intranet team to recommend (or provide) content featuring Operations.Translates jargon and technical ideas into language that is accessible to the target audience.Ensures all communications are grammatically correct, relevant for the intended audience, consistent with the established voice, and aligned with the enterprise vision.Manages schedule of communications for prioritization, consistent with leadership’s priorities and in support of a positive employee experience.Identifies appropriate audience for each message; pulls lists from Workday and coordinates release via email tool.Leverages various media including emails, newsletters, promotions, presentations and intranet articles to positively influence the employee experience.Effectively juggles several deadlines simultaneously and ensures “version control” for projects with multiple drafts and/or components.Brings a creative and innovative mindset to assignments, always looking for ways to increase employee engagement.Works with minimal direction; able to initiate projects and see them through completion.Demonstrates sound judgment, ability to solve problems with limited guidance.Qualifications:At least eight years of experience in internal or marketing communications, and/or public relations.Bachelor’s degree (no specific subject) or commensurate experience.Demonstrated superior verbal/writing/editing/proofreading ability (samples required; interview process includes writing exercise).Ability to effectively organize material and create lively and appealing content.Ability to get up to speed quickly on organizational structure and culture.Expertise in Microsoft Office (PowerPoint skills would be a plus).Ability to handle confidential information and interact effectively at all levels.Excellent time and project management skills.Preferred Qualifications:Experience in financial services and/or other highly regulated industry.Experience working with Operations and Technology teams.Exposure to Agile, Six Sigma and/or Lean.Our Culture At Transamerica we promote a Future Fit mindset. What is a Future Fit mindset? Acting as One fosters an environment of positive collaboration Accountability allows us to own the problem as well as the solution Agility inspires new ideas, innovation and challenges the status quo Customer Centricity encourages an above and beyond approach to our customer Working ConditionsNormal office environment
Transamerica Cedar Rapids, IA
Job Description SummaryProvides technical support to assist customers and advisors in resolving questions or problems involving company websites by delivering exceptional customer service at all times in alignment with the strategic goal to be a market leader in customer service delivery. Activities include performing problem-solving tasks, coordinating solutions and providing procedural instructions to callers.Job DescriptionResponsibilitiesHandles and logs callers’ problems or questions by troubleshooting situations, determining appropriate responses, and ensuring effective call resolution. This includes providing updates to reflect current resolution status.Performs problem-solving tasks as well as coordinating solutions.Provides procedural instructions to caller.Responds to inquiries via telephone or written correspondence.Identifies and documents system issues and trends.Records caller suggestions for system enhancement/improvements.Prioritizes workload to meet departmental standards.QualificationsHigh School diploma or equivalent. Fundamental understanding of PC/laptop/tablet technologies. Excellent oral and written communication skills are required.Preferred QualificationsOne year of experience in related support environment or equivalent.Working ConditionsNormal office environment.
Transamerica Denver, CO
Job Description SummaryProvides educational and advisory services to one or more clients virtually or in person. Responsible for plan promotion, participant education and managing education campaigns. Conducts in person or virtual group educational meetings and one-on-one counseling sessions with participants on retirement and investment needs. Provides guidance and transparency to participants on retirement product solutions. Responsible for generating leads and managing projects.Job DescriptionResponsibilitiesDevelop and execute strategies and approaches to promote participant action toward a fully funded retirement; deliver on key plan metrics (i.e. retirement outlook, increase participant deferral rates, etc.). Develop and manage client relationships from an educational perspective; build and foster productive relationships with Human Resources, management team and participants.Conduct group education meetings, deliver workshops, webinars and enrollment meetings to achieve client and Transamerica goals. Conduct one-on-one retirement planning meetings with client employees.Use Transamerica products and services to help participants deliver a strategy to meet retirement objectives.Provide participants with insight into the funds offered under each client plan, including fund objectives and performance.Identify asset retention needs and initiate discussions with participants, including opening and funding solutions as an IAR and/or referring opportunities to the Transamerica Advice Center. Retain assets in plan and roll plan assets to an IRA under DOL fiduciary advice rules.Explain and ensure participants understand product options; make appropriate recommendations.Work with participants with multi-product needs and connect with other product specialists as needed.Maintain current and accurate records to document progress towards goals.Promote, educate and enroll participants into Managed Advice; provide on-going financial and planning support to participants in the Managed Advice program.Provide ongoing support to high value participants that leave their employer and choose to keep assets within the Transamerica plan.QualificationsBachelor’s degree in a related field or equivalent business experience.FINRA Series 6 or 7.FINRA Series 63, or obtain within six months.FINRA Series 65 or 66, or obtain with six months.Retirement Plans Associate (RPA) or Charted Retirement Plan Counselor (CRPC), or obtain within 12 months. Higher certification (e.g. CFP, CRC, CEBS, ChFC, CIMA, CRPS) acceptable in lieu of RPA or CRPC.Three years of financial services or related experience.Strong communication and interpersonal skills.Presentation skills to support the sales process.Self-motivated to drive toward set targets.Organization and time-management skills.Ability to quickly learn new systems/technology.Preferred QualificationsCertified Financial Planner (CFP)Working ConditionsOffice environment.Frequent overnight and weekend travel (25%).
Transamerica Cedar Rapids, IA
Job Description SummaryPrepares and analyzes statistical reports of data to be used by the actuarial staff. Provides quantitative support in product development, financial analysis, management reporting, modeling and other actuarial research.Job DescriptionResponsibilitiesSignificant and complex data manipulation and complex calculations using macros and other programs.Significant analysis required on most projects.May supervise Actuarial Technician I or II.Has authority to sign-off on projects of smaller scope and may have authority on a few larger projects.Works independently with minimal supervision.May review methods and results of slightly complex projection models.May verify and reconcile financial reporting data, prepare periodic reports for other departments with minimal supervision. Also handles "non-periodic" reporting requests and oversees programming solutions. May supervise some reporting projects.Understands and manipulates moderately complex actuarial concepts and formulas.May handle pricing projects independently and may oversee some small projects.Extracts and integrates data from various databases to analyze and develop reports and spreadsheets.QualificationsBachelor’s degree in actuarial science, mathematics or relevant area or equivalent education/experience.Minimum of 5 years relevant work experience.Thoroughly understands relevant industry regulations.Strong PC skills including Excel.Strong mathematical skills and statistical aptitude.Effective verbal and written communication skills. Effective organizational skills.Preferred QualificationsKnowledge of topics covered in SOA course MFE. Completion of SOA exam.Working ConditionsNormal office environment.Our CultureAt Transamerica we promote a Future Fit mindset. What is a Future Fit mindset?Acting as One fosters an environment of positive collaborationAccountability allows us to own the problem as well as the solutionAgility inspires new ideas, innovation and challenges the status quoCustomer Centricity encourages an above and beyond approach to our customer
Transamerica Denver, CO
Job Description SummaryDevelop innovative recruiting strategies to attract top talent. Act as a liaison for potential candidates, generate and follow up on leads, perform initial telephone screens, keep accurate records of potential candidates, follow up with established recruits, support team members and other division teams as necessary.Job DescriptionThe people of Transamerica bring expertise, creativity, heart and diverse thought to everything that we do-and to the communities where we live and work!Are you an IT recruiter driven by your passion to uncover top talent who are often passive, engaged in their work, and top performers at their current company? Are you a technology geek with the proven ability to build trust, collaborate, consult and partner with hiring managers to construct strong talent profiles- then market and source top talent meeting those needs?If your answer is yes, we are looking for you!What You Will Do: You will serve as an internal talent acquisition IT consultant to our innovation hiring teams to assess the talent market, identify, attract, and hire top talent while continually providing an exceptional candidate and hiring manager experience. What You Will Learn: You will be working with a team of ambitious and engaged professionals who bring fresh ideas and diverse perspectives to help us continually shake up the status quo and stay on the forefront of reinventing how we meet our customer needs through our IT technologies. You will learn what it means to work for a company that focuses on the Employee Experience and how this enables us to engage with the vital talent we need to transform and grow our business and maintain Transamerica reputation as an industry leader.What Success Looks Like: Build and execute diverse IT recruiting plans for Cyber Security, Digital Delivery, DevOps, Cloud, Enterprise Architecture, Software Engineers, and Big Data to name a few.Drive a full life cycle “outcome based” recruiting process by coaching and assisting managers through all aspects of the recruiting cycle including building strong recruitment profiles, writing branded job description, sourcing, screening and presenting candidates to hiring managers, managing the selection and feedback process, negotiating the offer, and supporting the onboarding processCollaborate as industry talent advisor to our hiring teams, understanding real job needs at the technical and results level, providing market availability/demand information, as well as knowledge of our talent competitors and feeder pipelinesPartner with leaders to forecast recruiting demand needs and activate pipeline sourcing strategyProvide an efficient and high-touch experience for every candidate from cold call to offer or declinePossess a mastery of leveraging various recruiting technologies (CRM, ATS, Boolean, LinkedIn and other social media tools) to market and find the best active and passive candidatesSupport our passion for inclusion and diversity throughout the recruiting process, to enhance our workplace culture which embraces multiple perspective and peopleEngage in talent management projects to improve the Talent Acquisition team’s ability to provide a competitive differentiator for TransamericaWhat You Need: Bachelor's degree or equivalent relevant experience. Degree in Information Technology or similar degree preferred3+ years of IT recruiting experience in a corporate and or large search firm environment, including sourcing and full life cycle recruiting responsibilities.1+ yeas experience recruiting Cyber Security, Digital Delivery, DevOps, Cloud, Enterprise Architecture, Software Engineers, and Big Data) desired.Strong ATS & CRM experience (we use Workday and SmashFly) Boolean, email marketing, and advanced social media skills to market and find the best active and passive candidates are importantExcellent communication and interpersonal skills, with proven ability to take initiative to build strong, productive relationships to enable you to be a talent consultant.A track record of personal accountability, strong work ethic, integrity, and proven organizational skills with attention to detail.Knowledge of local, state and federal regulatory requirements related to areas of functional responsibilityWhat You Receive:A Comprehensive Wealth + Health package. It’s our passion to empower people, and especially our employees, to add years to their lives and more life to their years. That means a healthy account balance and a healthy body to match. As you’ll come to discover, Wealth + Health is a central part of everything we do!Wealth Benefits; Competitive Pay, Bonus, and Benefits Package; Pension Plan, 401k Match, Employee Stock Purchase Plan, Tuition Reimbursement, Disability Insurance, Stock Purchase Plan, Employee Discounts, Career Training & Development Opportunities, Certification SponsorshipHealth and Work/Life Balance Benefits; Be Well Company sponsored holistic wellness program which includes Wellness Coaching and reward dollars, Parental Leave, Adoption Assistance, Employee Assistance Program, College Coach Program, Back-up Care Program, Paid Time Off to Volunteer, Employee Matching Gifts Program, Employee Resource Groups, Inclusion and Diversity Programs, Employee Recognition Program.
Transamerica Cedar Rapids, IA
Job Description SummaryProvides strategic guidance to ensure the success and partnership with multiple employer plan (MEP) sponsors and participants. Manages relationships, meets sales goals, and oversees day-to-day activities of the client. Makes decisions on marketing campaigns and business plans for the sponsor and clients.Job DescriptionResponsibilitiesAchieve organic growth goals from prospect generation, annual plan growth in assets and close ratio.Analyze and update marketing plan for existing MEP sponsors based on client and advisor feedback.Provide training to MEP sponsors and their sales, marketing and client service teams.Provide training to advisors and third party administrators (TPA) on available marketing support and sales processes.Conduct monthly calls to advisors to review prospect and adopter sales activity; determine additional needs.Send monthly emails to MEP sponsor clients and advisors.Manage prospective adopter pipeline for assigned MEP sponsor clients.Review current year adopting employer sales and prospect activity, and year over year organic growth with MEP sponsors and advisors.Build and manage detailed business plans for each client.Determine potential new tactics to add value to partnerships.Document activity with MEP sponsor clients, advisors and TPAs.Represent the company at industry association meetings (e.g. NAPEO).Attend group meetings and participate annually in a formal training session on MEP client development.Develop and manage MEP relationships post sale; increase plan adoption and assets under management.Keep within budget for client marketing events outside the scope of existing marketing resources.Assist sales team to generate net new sales.Understand profitability of partnerships and the correlation to firm objectives.Understand and manage broker-dealer driven demands based on partnership agreements with significant product providers.Work with partners to develop strategic initiatives that strengthen and grow the business.Manage detailed reporting to understand the overall business of each strategic and key partnership.QualificationsBachelor’s degree in a business-related field or equivalent experience.Three years of experience in the financial services/retirement industry.FINRA Series 6 and 63.Life Agent license.Knowledge of retirement products and services.Outstanding communication and presentation skills.Interpersonal skills to build relationships with internal and external stakeholders.Organizational skills and the ability to handle multiple projects/deadlines.Proficiency using MS Office and customer relationship management (CRM) tools.Preferred QualificationsWorking ConditionsWork remote from home.Moderate travel.
Transamerica Cedar Rapids, IA
Job Description SummaryThis position is part of the IFRS financial reporting team that is responsible for performing accounting, financial reporting, and analysis functions. Supports the financial reporting teams of Transamerica’s third party administrator.Job DescriptionResponsibilitiesAssist in the preparation of the IFRS consolidated financial statements.Perform analysis and review of financial reporting deliverables.Applies financial knowledge and judgment to activities that are diverse and complex in order to validate the integrity of the Transamerica financial statements and disclosures.Prepares/reviews written analyses of issues to enhance the understanding of senior management; makes recommendations.Works in partnership with the financial reporting teams of Transamerica’s third party administrator and others within Transamerica Finance to ensure that deliverables are completed timely and accurately.Lead projects across the IFRS financial reporting team as assigned.Assist department leadership team in implementing new reporting requirements, policies, and procedures.Share high-level knowledge and accounting guidance with others across Finance.Execute SOX controls to ensure the integrity of the IFRS financial statements.Recommend and lead the implementation of changes to processes to achieve efficiencies through the use of technology.Understands and applies technical accounting concepts.Responsible for adherence to the Company's framework of internal controls.QualificationsBachelor’s degree in Accounting.Minimum of 8 years previous experience, with degree. Preferred QualificationsCPAInsurance industry experienceEffectively communicate orally and in writing to all audiencesAbility to handle multiple projects by using effective project management skills and delegation skillsOrganizational and prioritization skillsEffective judgment and decision makingWorking ConditionsNormal office environment.Our CultureAt Transamerica we promote a Future Fit mindset. What is a Future Fit mindset?Acting as One fosters an environment of positive collaborationAccountability allows us to own the problem as well as the solutionAgility inspires new ideas, innovation and challenges the status quoCustomer Centricity encourages an above and beyond approach to our customer