Senior Actuarial Analyst - Minnetonka, MN

Medicare and Retirement - Minnetonka Beach, MN (30+ days ago)4.5

We all know that there's a lot more to come in the changes sweeping through the health care industry. But if change is going to shape our world, it's comforting to know that we're shaping the change. As a Senior Actuarial Analyst, you will be part of UnitedHealth Group's elite actuarial team committed to changing health care through outstanding service, valuable products, measurable savings and health care plans designed to fit members' lives, year after year. You'll find an accelerated actuarial development path to support you in your continuing post-graduate education and certification. Join us. There's never been a better time to do your life's best work.(sm) Primary Responsibilities

Analyze and interpret the key drivers of health care trends
Develop pricing methodologies and assumptions
Develop new rates and prepare cost estimates Conduct and evaluate studies on pricing, utilization and health care costs
Determine the impact on premiums and health product proposals
Perform mathematical analyses and actuarial modeling that provides management with statistical findings and conclusions
Design and run complex data programs
Perform quantitative analysis of actuarial, financial, utilization and costs data
Analyze forecasts and trends to help leaders make decisions

Required Qualifications

Bachelor's degree or equivalent work experience
Candidates must be on the Actuarial exam track, having passed a minimum of 2 or more Actuarial exams
4+ years of Actuarial experience
Expertise working with formulas, calculations, charts, graphs in MS Excel
Located in the greater Twin Cities area
Preferred Qualifications

4 or more Actuarial exams (Associate of the Society of Actuaries or Fellow of the Society of Actuaries designation preferred)
Ability to communicate complex information
Experience working in finance or the healthcare industry
Previous experience with Medicare Advantage
At least a basic level of proficiency with SAS (Statistical Analysis System) and/or SQL (Structured Query Language)
Careers at UnitedHealthcare Medicare & Retirement.The Boomer generation is the fastest growing market segment in health care. And we are the largest business in the nation dedicated to serving their unique health and well-being needs. Up for the challenge of a lifetime? Join a team of the best and the brightest to find bold new ways to proactively improve the health and quality of life of these 9 million customers. You'll find a wealth of dynamic opportunities to grow and develop as we work together to heal and strengthen our health care system. Ready? It's time 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.

Job key words: actuarial, actuary, ASA, FSA, managed care, Medicare, SAS, SQL, VBA, Minnetonka, MN, Minneapolis, MN