Finance & Accounting Internship-Summer 2024 in West Des Moines, IA at Athene Holding

Date Posted: 9/19/2023

Job Snapshot

Job Description

We are Athene. At Athene, we are driven to do more. We are a leading retirement services company that issues, reinsures and acquires retirement savings products designed for the increasing number of individuals and institutions seeking to fund retirement needs. We see every day as a new opportunity to measure ourselves against the best - and then we don't stop until we've set the bar even higher. We're ready to help you achieve more.


Working at Athene is more than an internship — it’s a game changer for your career. Being an intern at Athene is seeing your idea come into fruition through collaborating with a team. It’s doing meaningful work with talented people. All internships are designed for you to create innovative solutions for our customers and the industry. Your internship is about making a difference in our communities. This is your chance to change the game with one of the leading retirement services companies in the United States. Qualified candidates must be enrolled at an accredited college or university for Fall term 2024.

What you can expect as an Athene Intern:

Professional development
Social events
Networking events
Volunteer opportunities
Community involvement
Collaboration with other interns
Paid housing option (if eligible)

Internships will run from mid-May to early August

These are in-office internships at our West Des Moines located at 7700 Mills Civic Parkway.

Interviews and hiring decisions expect to be completed prior to mid-November, with some being completed as early as late September.

We are recruiting several interns for the Finance department at Athene. Internship areas include, Treasury, Internal Audit & SOX, Tax, and Transformation.


  • Students are expected to work independently and will be responsible for ownership of their portion of a project or task once they have been properly trained.
  • Students are encouraged to add value and provide recommendations for improvements to processes and systems by applying their experience and knowledge.
  • Students will maintain a log evaluating each project assigned and prepare an evaluation of the experience in order to improve the quality of future projects.

Qualifications and Experience:

  • Entering Junior or Senior (3rd or 4th) year in the Fall of 2024
  • Proficient communication and organizational skills
  • Demonstrated leadership abilities and a proactive approach to accomplishing tasks
  • Well-rounded and self-starter
  • Interested in pursuing a career in Finance or Accounting
  • Significant experience using Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, and Excel
  • Previous internship experience
  • Accounting/Audit/Finance Specialization

Drive. Discipline. Confidence. Focus. Commitment.  Learn more about working at Athene.

Athene is a Military Friendly Employer!  Learn more about how we support our Veterans.

Athene celebrates diversity, is committed to inclusion and is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer.  We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, veteran status or any other status protected by federal, state or local law.

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