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We have modest goals: Improve the lives of others. Change the landscape of health care forever. Leave the world a better place than we found it. Such aspirations tend to attract a certain type of person. Crazy talented. Compassionate. Driven. To these individuals, we offer the global reach, resources and can-do culture of a Fortune 5 company. We provide an environment where you’re empowered to be your best. We encourage you to take risks and in return, offer a world of rewards and benefits for performance. Exceeding your limits is an exceptional start to your life's best work.SM

 

Just like you, we are driven by a set of fundamental principles that are guiding our way forward. Our values of integrity, compassion, relationships, innovation, and performance serve as a foundation to transform health care. Are you in? Learn more about your future at UnitedHealth Group at careers.unitedhealthgroup.com

 

Job Category:

OptumInsight Consulting

Country:

US

Approximate Salary:

Not Specified

Position Type:

Full Time

Actuarial Consultant - Eden Prairie, MN

UHG - Eden Prairie, Minnesota

Posted: 11/19/2018

Is it time to raise your game?  Are you read to take on a more advanced role in tracking and effectively managing risk? As a member of our high performance actuarial team, you’ll help support UnitedHealth Group's growth and financial goals and while you help shape our future. As an Actuarial Analyst, you will be empowered, supported and encouraged to use your actuarial expertise as you perform financial analysis and build models that improve health plan competitiveness. You’ll find an accelerated actuarial development path to support you in your continuing post-graduate education and certification.  Raising our game in actuarial science will help UnitedHealth Group maintain our leadership for years to come.  Join us.  Learn more about how you can start doing your life’s best work.(sm)

 
Primary Responsibilities:
  • Assist in the preparation of quarterly medical trend forecast that is used for pricing new plans, calculating reserves, and financial forecasting
  • Analyze and interpret quantitative data to create and review monthly / quarterly and ad hoc exhibits based on detailed data sets
  • Perform data mining and analysis that impacts foundational pricing and risk assumptions
  • Present claim-level analytics to health plan leaders  
Are you ready to set the pace as an expert problem solver? You will be challenged with ensuring data makes sense and knowing when to dig deeper. You will also be tasked with communicating the results of your work in a meaningful way to broad audiences, including our valuable clients.               

Required Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent work experience
  • Must be on the Actuarial exam track, having passed 2 or more Actuarial exams
  • 2+ years of experience working in a corporate environment including experience collecting, analyzing and summarizing qualitative / quantitative data
  • Expertise working with formulas, calculations, charts, graphs in MS Excel
 
Preferred Qualifications:                 
  • Experience working in finance or the health care industry
  • 1 year of experience building Actuarial models in SQL (Structured Query Language), SAS (Statistical Analysis System) and / or VBA  (Visual Basic for Applications)
  • A basic level of proficiency with MS Access

 
Careers with Optum. Here's the idea. We built an entire organization around one giant objective; make health care work better for everyone. So when it comes to how we use the world?s large accumulation of health-related information, or guide health and lifestyle choices or manage pharmacy benefits for millions, our first goal is to leap beyond the status quo and uncover new ways to serve. Optum, part of the UnitedHealth Group family of businesses, brings together some of the greatest minds and most advanced ideas on where health care has to go in order to reach its fullest potential. For you, that means working on high performance teams against sophisticated challenges that matter. Optum, incredible ideas in one incredible company and a singular opportunity to do your life's best work.(sm)

Diversity creates a healthier atmosphere: UnitedHealth Group is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, protected veteran status, disability status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law.

UnitedHealth Group is a drug-free workplace. Candidates are required to pass a drug test before beginning employment
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