Actuarial Consultant – Minnetonka, MN or US Telecommute

UnitedHealth Group
November 16, 2020
San Antonio, TX
Job Type


You are a thought leader who thrives on developing new solutions to solve tough challenges. Your passion for helping others, ability to analyze data and ask insightful questions, and your drive to optimize performance and personalization will be central to this role.
We share a mission that inspires, and we need your talents and business discipline to help fuel that mission. Are you ready to analyze data and deliver bold, business-savvy ideas to impact the lives of millions?
What makes your Actuarial career greater with UnitedHealth Group? Advancement, access to data, variety of product lines, and rewards for delivering on our mission ensures you will always be challenged to do your best.
The preferred location for this position is Minnetonka, MN.  Candidates that would telecommute will also be considered.  If you telecommute, you'll enjoy the flexibility to telecommute* from anywhere within the U.S. as you take on some tough challenges.
Primary Responsibilities:
  • Leader in the Specialty Benefits HealthCare Economics team, focused on dental and vision products
  • Lead on medical cost trend analysis (including drill down into data to identify trend drivers and cost savings opportunities) and report out findings at quarterly review meetings with business leaders
  • Detailed medical cost forecasting
  • Support forecasting, budgeting and planning processes
  • Lead monthly reserve processes
  • Interaction/support of others in the organization (finance, network pricing, product pricing, underwriting, clinical operations)
  • Complete ad hoc affordability projects as needed
You'll be rewarded and recognized for your performance in an environment that will challenge you and give you clear direction on what it takes to succeed in your role as well as provide development for other roles you may be interested in.

Required Qualifications:
  • ASA Credential achieved
  • 5+ years of actuarial/health economics strategic experience in the health field
  • Experience building strategic actuarial models
  • Experience with practical uses and applications of healthcare data
  • Advanced or higher level of proficiency with Excel, VBA, and SAS and / or SQL
  • If you need to enter a work site for any reason, you will be required to screen for symptoms using the ProtectWell mobile app, Interactive Voice Response (i.e., entering your symptoms via phone system) or similar UnitedHealth Group-approved symptom screener. When in a UnitedHealth Group building, employees are required to wear a mask in common areas. In addition, employees must comply with any state and local masking orders

Preferred Qualifications:
  • FSA Credential
  • Experience with Python, R or similar
  • Team player who is self-motivated
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Excellent quantitative, problem solving and analytical skills

UnitedHealthcare Employer & Individual is part of the family of companies that make UnitedHealth Group one of the leaders across most major segments of the US health care system. When you work with UnitedHealthcare Employer & Individual, what you do matters. It's that simple...and it's that challenging.

In providing consumer-oriented health benefit plans to millions of people, our goal is to create higher quality care, lower costs and greater access to health care. Join us and you will be empowered to achieve new levels of excellence and make a profound and personal impact as you contribute to new innovations in a vital and complex system.

Regardless of your role at UnitedHealthcare Employer & Individual, the support you feel all around you will enable you to do what you do with energy, integrity, and confidence. So take the first step in what is sure to be a fast paced and highly diversified career.

Careers at UnitedHealthcare Employer & Individual. We all want to make a difference with the work we do. Sometimes we're presented with an opportunity to make a difference on a scale we couldn't imagine. Here, you get that opportunity every day. As a member of one of our elite teams, you'll provide the ideas and solutions that help nearly 25 million customers live healthier lives. You'll help write the next chapter in the history of health care. And you'll find a wealth of open doors and career paths that will take you as far as you want to go. Go further. This is your life's best work.(sm)

*All Telecommuters will be required to adhere to UnitedHealth Group's Telecommuter Policy.

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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