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At Aetna, we’re pioneering a total approach to health and wellness. As an underwriter, you’ll provide valuable, ongoing financial insights for corporate clients and determine accurate and competitive rates and fees for new and renewal business. We’ll count on you to negotiate rates that meet our customer’s financial needs while delivering high-quality products, claims projections, funding evaluations and financial accounting packages. And we’ll support you in achieving more in your life and your work.

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  • Analytical
  • Collaborative
  • Communicator
  • Integrity
  • Leadership
  • Strategic
  • Adaptable
  • Ambitious
  • Deadline-oriented
  • Detail-oriented
  • Multi-tasker
  • Organized
  • Positive
  • Problem Solver

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  • Paid Time Off & Disability

  • Life Insurance

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Sr Underwriting Associate (Central Markets)

Primary Location: Omaha, Nebraska
Additional Locations: MO-Kansas City, MO-St Louis, NE-Omaha, TX-Sugar Land
Are you passionate about making a difference in Healthcare? Do you want to be at the forefront of change? 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’s Central Middle Market new and renewal business team is looking for Senior Underwriting Associates who will support Aetna's ability to achieve its financial and strategic goals through effective underwriting.Underwriting support primarily includes identifying, evaluating, and managing risk in order to maximize revenue, membership and earnings.


Fundamental Components

·Performs underwriting analysis and risk assessment for new and/or renewal of large group contracts andaccountings.

·Prepares and delivers new business quotes and/or existing business renewals and/or accountings.

·Applies underwriting guidelines and escalates underwriting exceptions/financial variances for their assigned cases to the ppropriate level.

·Assists sales personnel in explaining rate/fee,accounting balance development and communicating underwriting policy

·Produces timely and accurate customer specific documents, deliverables and accounting related information.


·1-3 years’ experience in underwriting/accounting concepts, pricing methodologies and funding arrangements.

·Demonstrated ability to utilize analytical and independent thinking skills.

·Demonstrated success in collaborating with others to meet/exceed expectations.

·Strong attention to detail. Must be able to communicate effectively with internal and external constituents.

·Experience working with standard Microsoft Office product.


Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience.

Functional -Underwriting/Rating methodologies and/or functions (rating and accounting)./1-3Years
Functional -Underwriting/New business - group medical/1-3 Years
Functional -Underwriting/Pricing methodologies (manual, experience, blended, alternate, etc.)/1-3Years
Functional -Underwriting/Renewal - group medical/1-3 Years

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.

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