Transamerica IT Support Analyst Internship (AAM) in Cedar Rapids, Iowa

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Job Description SummaryInternship Duration and Hours: January 2018-December 2018 15-20 hours spring and fall; 40 hours per week in the summer.Company Overview:This position will be with AEGON Asset Management, the organization which oversees asset management for many of Transamerica's insurance and operating companies as well as third party clients. The global AEGON Asset Management organization has operations in Europe, the United States and Asia. Primary offices in the United States are located in Cedar Rapids, IA, Chicago, IL and Baltimore, MD. AEGON Asset Management and Transamerica are both part of the AEGON NV group of companies. The legal entities that comprise AEGON Asset Management US are AEGON USA Realty Advisors, LLC and AEGON USA Investment Management, LLC. AEGON USA Realty Advisors, LLC manages commercial real estate, commercial mortgage loans and other real estate related investments. AEGONUSA Investment Management, LLC, is a registered investment adviser that manages fixed income assets, including public bonds, private placements, derivatives and alternative investments. Position Overview: This position will be located in the AEGON USA Investment Management, LLC., which oversees asset management for AEGON USAs operating companies.. Asset classes include public bonds, private placements, commercial mortgage loans, equities and alternative investments. Significant funds are invested in nearly every fixed income and equity sector. Offices are located in Cedar Rapids and Baltimore Md. This internship will assist in the support of fixed income applications to support the asset management business partners.Job Description

Responsibilities:

  • Research, document, and resolve data and/or investment system issues

  • Assist the team with investment system user questions

  • Review new system functionality

  • Assist with information gathering for projects or current initiatives

  • Participate in testing of information processed through software applications as well as new releases

  • Accurately set up and maintain records such as portfolios, bank accounts, and general ledger information

  • Gather and report team metrics

Required Qualifications:

• Successful academic record, preferably in MIS, Accounting and/or Finance

• Strong analytical or problem solving skills

• Highly developed organizational skills

• Proven communication skills, both orally and in writing

• Strong attention to detail

• Proficiency with Microsoft Office products, including Word, Excel and Access

• Excellent customer service skills

Preferred Qualifications:

  • A general understanding of fixed income securities is a plus

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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.

AEGON USA Realty Advisors, LLC, is an Equal Employment Opportunity/ Affirmative Action 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.

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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.