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Transamerica Overview

Baltimore, MD
5001 to 10000 employees
Subsidiary or Business Segment
$10+ billion (USD) per year
Transamerica® is changing the way people think about their financial and overall well-being. Yes, we help people achieve a lifetime of financial security by serving millions of customers across the United States with insurance; pension and retirement plans ... Read more

Mission: Our business is empowering people to feel better about the future. And we’ve been doing that for more than 100 years.

Company Updates

  • Our Technology and Marketing teams are trailblazers and a panel of market research advisers from the International Data Group (IDG) has taken notice. Read full press release here

    AGENDA17 Conference Recognizes Top 50 Organizations that are Excelling in Digital Transformation - IDG Enterprise

    Congratulations to the 2017 Digital Edge 50 Award winners! IDG Enterprise's CIO and Computerworld have recognized 50 organizations who have made great strides toward a digital-centric business.

  • Happy #InternationalWomensDay from these fine folks and all of us at Transamerica. #IWD2017

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Transamerica – Why Work For Us?

Define the future of wealth+health with us

When it comes to preparing for the future, there’s no time like the present.

At Transamerica, we’re helping people live better today and worry less tomorrow. To us, it’s more than just business. We’re inspiring customers to improve their financial and personal well-being, so they can add not just years to their lives but life to their years. We couldn’t do it without our dedicated team members, who put heart into their communities and guide customers through some of life’s biggest decisions and challenging times.   

The financial industry and the needs of our customers are changing. To stay at the forefront, we need to reinvent. We’re seeking ambitious people who can bring in fresh ideas and varying perspectives − and help us shake up the status quo. If you’re self-driven and able to see opportunity in change, you can make a real difference within our business and beyond. We’ve built a supportive culture that encourages fitness, giving back, and lifelong learning.  

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Its the journey that counts

A proven track record.

Being there for customers in good markets and bad – and putting people first – is in our DNA.

Transamerica’s roots stretch back to 1904, when Amadeo Giannini created the Bank of Italy in a converted San Francisco saloon. His goal was to make financial services available to everyone, not just the wealthy few. And so he did. After the 1906 quake and fire, Giannini set up a makeshift bank on the San Francisco docks, giving residents loans to rebuild, secured with only a handshake.   

Giannini’s business went on to become Transamerica. In 1999, the company began a new chapter when it became part of one of the world's leading international financial organizations: Aegon N.V.    

Though the iconic Transamerica pyramid remains a prominent part of the San Francisco skyline, company headquarters are in Baltimore.   

Today, Transamerica is as committed to helping people as we were 100 years ago. Our passion is empowering people to charge toward the future with a healthy account balance and a healthy heart to match, to do more today to prepare more for tomorrow. 

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Take the leap with us

Define the future of wealth + health with us.

Things are looking a little bit different around here. After more than a century in the financial industry, we know there is an inextricable link between wealth and health. After all, what is one without the other? This is the future of financial wellness. Help us define it. 

A career that matters.

Working at Transamerica is more than a job. We’re focused on helping people save, invest, and protect what they’ve earned, so they can enjoy the lifestyle they want. We believe people deserve to be able to retire with grace and dignity, and to sleep easier, knowing that they're ready for whatever comes. In short, it's work that matters. 

As our customers and their expectations evolve, we know all of us need to be nimble and agile to keep Transamerica one step ahead. So you can expect life here to be both challenging and rewarding. 

We believe in balancing work and life, giving employees opportunities to develop talents and abilities, and giving back to the community, with paid time off for volunteer service. Integrity, collaboration, and doing what's right are part of our daily routine.  

Let's build tomorrow together.

Are you ready to be part of something bigger? To use your skills, ideas, and experience to make a difference for people? Then view our jobs page, and submit your resumé online.

Transamerica is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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Transamerica President and CEO Mark W. Mullin
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    I have been working at Transamerica full-time (Less than a year)


    Great management team. Great product positioning. Tons of upside potential. Great brand. Lots of smart people who work hard for Transamerica's success. Very minimal politics/back stabbing for the size of the company.


    The biggest issue (which I think senior management knows) are the lack of quality tools to capture management information quickly and in a way that leads to smart strategies.

    Advice to Management

    Improve i/t tools for better information. Establish a culture where embracing the tools for better long term infrastructure is more important than just getting to the right answer quickly in the short term.

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    Lead Accountant Interview

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    I applied online. I interviewed at Transamerica.


    I applied online and in next two days time I got the PHone call from HR. Initially cheked my previous credentials and there was a Telephonic Interview scheduled. Rest of the process went well.

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Transamerica Awards & Accolades

  • Best Places to Work for LGBT Employees, Human Rights Campaign (HRC) Foundation, 2016
  • 100 Best Adoption-Friendly Workplaces, Dave Thomas Foundation for Adoption, 2016
  • Workforce Award for Best Diversity and Inclusion, Corridor Business Journal, 2016
  • Top Places to Work (Midsize Companies), The Denver Post, 2015
  • Outstanding Achievement in Web Development, Web Awards, 2015
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