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Assistant Actuary

Primary Location: Atlanta, Georgia
Additional Locations: CT-Hartford, GA-Atlanta, IL-Chicago, KS-Overland Park, PA-Blue Bell
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Description:
POSITION SUMMARY
Be a part of the Commercial Actuarial ABX team, whose main functions include:

Identify, simplify, and improve processes and analyses
o Projects vary in scope and level of involvement, but will offer a diverse workload with exposure to multiple people across the organization
o A few examples of current project work include: Examining and improving the turnaround time for the Standard Plans process, pain point prioritization and improvement for Large Group rate review and enhancing the Benefit indexing process.
Use ABX techniques in project work
o Potential to attain ABX green belt certification (lean/six sigma)
o Leverage Commercial ABX team in learning ABX tool application to actuarial projects
Embed ABX Culture into Org
o Work with ABX team to make ABX part of the Commercial Actuarial culture
o A few examples of initiatives underway to achieve this include: sending monthly newsletters with thought activities, delivering quarterly ABX town hall as a team, creation and delivery of ABX soft skills training, and coaching Share Your Idea program
Monitor implementation
o Ensure smooth transition/training
o Partake in continuous feedback loop
o Incorporate feedback from markets into work
o Calculate and monitor ROI from project work

Fundamental Components:
Support actuarial functions by applying quantitative skills and analytical methods. Set own priorities within pre-established overall deadlines. Leverage strong technical skills to achieve business solutions and demonstrate understanding of business and product processes. Complete tasks independently with some direction from supervisor. Compile and analyze data and prepare exhibits to support rate filing development and submission. Manage personal resources efficiently to complete projects and exhibit innovative use of resources. Provide input into decision making process. Provide technical support and analysis for planning, forecasting and reporting processes. Demonstrate Microsoft Excel proficiency and familiarity with databases.

Exercises decision making within scope of authority. Acts as a mentor to new or less experienced staff. Turns data into information and suggests alternatives or improvements. Demonstrates understanding of intradepartmental products, programs, processes and policies. Works with supervisor to understand nature of specific risks and shares results of analysis with management, including financial impact. Develops creative technical solutions for a variety of problems.

BACKGROUND/EXPERIENCE desired:
Bachelor's degree along w/5+ years relevant experience
Must be an ASA (Associate of the Society of Actuaries) or FSA
Commercial experience is strongly preferred
Excellent technical knowledge, including VBA is desired

EDUCATION
The highest level of education desired for candidates in this position is a Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience.

LICENSES AND CERTIFICATIONS
Actuarial/Associate of the Society of Actuaries is required
Actuarial/Fellow of the Society of Actuaries is desired


FUNCTIONAL EXPERIENCES
Functional - Actuarial/Modeling & tool development/4-6 Years
Functional - Actuarial/Pricing: manual rate structure development/4-6 Years
Functional - Actuarial/Risk analysis/management/4-6 Years


Telework Specifications:
Open to any location, can be WAH, but prefer actuarial Hub office.

ADDITIONAL JOB INFORMATION
Opportunity to work on process improvement for all of Commercial Actuarial using Lean/Six Sigma techniques governed by ABX methodology.

Aetna is about more than just doing a job. This is our opportunity to re-shape healthcare for America and across the globe. We are developing solutions to improve the quality and affordability of healthcare. What we do will benefit generations to come.

We care about each other, our customers and our communities. We are inspired to make a difference, and we are committed to integrity and excellence.

Together we will empower people to live healthier lives.

Aetna is an equal opportunity & affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment regardless of personal characteristics or status. We take affirmative action to recruit, select and develop women, people of color, veterans and individuals with disabilities.

We are a company built on excellence. We have a culture that values growth, achievement and diversity and a workplace where your voice can be heard.

Benefit eligibility may vary by position. Click hereto review the benefits associated with this position.

Aetna takes our candidate's data privacy seriously. At no time will any Aetna recruiter or employee request any financial or personal information (Social Security Number, Credit card information for direct deposit, etc.) from you via e-mail. Any requests for information will be discussed prior and will be conducted through a secure website provided by the recruiter. Should you be asked for such information, please notify us immediately.




Potential Telework Position:
Yes

Percent of Travel Required:
0 - 10%

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