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Actuaries

Analyze statistical data, such as mortality, accident, sickness, disability, and retirement rates and construct probability tables to forecast risk and liability for payment of future benefits.

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Actuaries


Current Available & Projected Jobs

Actuaries

86

Current Available Jobs

600

Projected job openings through 2024


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Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

Actuaries

Common knowledge, skills & abilities needed to get a foot in the door.

KNOWLEDGE

Mathematics

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Economics and Accounting

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English Language

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Computers and Electronics

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Law and Government

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Judgment and Decision Making

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Mathematics

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Critical Thinking

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Reading Comprehension

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Systems Evaluation

ABILITY

Mathematical Reasoning

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Number Facility

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Deductive Reasoning

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Oral Comprehension

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Written Comprehension


Job Opportunities

Actuaries

  • Director, Actuarial and Analytics, Bond & Speciality Insurance Pricing
    Travelers    Phoenix, AZ 85067
     Posted about 3 hours    

    **Company Summary**

    Taking care of our customers, our communities and each other. That’s the Travelers Promise. By honoring this commitment, we have maintained our reputation as one of the best property casualty insurers in the industry for over 160 years. Join us to discover a culture that is rooted in innovation and thrives on collaboration. Imagine loving what you do and where you do it.

    **Job Category**

    Actuarial, Analytics & Research

    **Target Openings**

    1

    **Job Description Summary**

    Bond & Specialty Insurance is seeking a highly motivated individual to provide actuarial pricing support for the Financial Institutions business unit (~$500M Gross Written Premium in 2021). The Financial Institutions business unit offers Management Liability and Property & Casualty products to Financial Institutions including Banks, Asset Managers, and Insurance Companies. The primary emphasis in this role will be to support both the Banks and Property Casualty Customer Segments. Responsibilities include rate adequacy, rate plan reviews, management of the Bank Errors & Omissions product, and working closely with business partners on both ad-hoc requests and strategic priorities. The individual in this role will work with a wide variety of people, including Business Leadership, Business Intelligence & Analytics, Research & Development, Regulatory, and Reserving. Additionally, this position will manage one ALDP.

    The position may be based 100% remotely or in one of our offices.

    **Primary Job Duties & Responsibilities**

    Strategy:

    + Assess, prioritize, influence and communicate strategic initiative options to senior leaders.

    + Demonstrate effective execution and completion of assigned strategic initiatives and projects.

    + Regularly generate process improvements and explore opportunities for innovation.

    + Lead assigned unit strategic initiatives (narrow scope, limited and well defined) and cross-unit initiatives on a limited basis and is expected to participate in Enterprise initiatives on a limited basis.

    Operational:

    + Independently perform actuarial and analytic analyses to solve business problems and apply judgment appropriately.

    + Drive day to day execution within unit. Support broad department initiatives.

    + Promote efficiency across primary working group, balancing additional effort against incremental lift gained from work.

    + Begin to make decisions independently in accordance with department practices.

    + Provide direction and review others' analytical work.

    + Translate business requests into analytical solutions.

    + Provide support as necessary for initiatives across the Enterprise within the scope of influence.

    Communication:

    + Communicates on a regular basis with staff, peers and business partners and on an occasional basis with senior leaders.

    + Tailors communication of analysis, project results, and other business initiatives to audience.

    + Communicates technical topics to non-technical audiences with limited guidance.

    + Leads group discussions with primary working group.

    + Creates formal written communication such as memos or presentations with limited guidance.

    + Able to influence and collaborate with peers and partners to take actions to enhance business outcomes.

    Talent:

    + Staff responsibilities are likely to include direct management of a small team of individual contributors.

    + Acquisition, retention, and development of talent for assigned unit.

    + Execute and communicate talent development processes, including performance and personal development goals.

    + Succession planning and talent assessment recommendations.

    + Performance management.

    + Support staff engagement cross Enterprise initiatives.

    + Mentor less experienced talent across the Enterprise.

    + Onboard new employees and interns in unit.

    + Support various training and skill development initiatives across Segment and the Enterprise.

    + May provide support for recruiting efforts and candidate talent assessment efforts.

    **Minimum Qualifications**

    + Bachelor's Degree required.

    + Minimum of 4 years of experience performing quantitative analysis required.

    **Education, Work Experience, & Knowledge**

    + College degree in STEM related field.

    + Associate Actuarial Credential preferred.

    + 7+ years of quantitative analysis experience.

    + Strong understanding of insurance products and industry.

    + Demonstrated ability in actuarial and quantitative analysis and statistical concepts.

    + Management experience.

    + Excellent communication, collaboration and relationship-building skills.

    + Ability to present and translate complex information in relevant business terms.

    + Strong PC skills (MS Office) and programming skills (eg. SQL, SAS).

    **Job Specific Technical Skills & Competencies**

    Leadership:

    + Begins to challenge conventional thinking.

    + Takes ownership of projects related to strategic initiatives and makes recommendations to influence business outcomes.

    + Proficient in Leading Self, exhibiting decisiveness and self-awareness while also effectively managing ambiguity.

    + Initial development of Leading Others, including modeling the way for others and effectively leading team projects.

    + Initial development of Leading the Business, including actively engaging in driving business results, broad thinking and promoting an Enterprise culture.

    Business Acumen:

    + Has an in-depth understanding and knowledge of certain key business drivers and disciplines such as: underwriting, products, reinsurance, distribution, sales, operations, risk control, claim, and financials.

    + Able to effectively utilize this business knowledge in developing and implementing analytic solutions.

    + Has a general perspective of the industry and developing trends, including: technology, analytic methodology, products, and performance of competitors.

    + Is familiar with other key business drivers and disciplines.

    Relationship Management:

    + Proactively build and own professional business relationships across the Enterprise.

    + Generate and solicit ideas, and build consensus

    + Aware of potential conflict and address proactively.

    + Acknowledge accomplishments of others within your primary working group.

    + Set and manage expectations with business partners for large projects.

    + Understand diverse perspectives to effectively accomplish business goals.

    Quantitative Analysis:

    + Able to introduce innovative techniques to existing problems.

    + Independently perform and implement complex analytics.

    + Leads and actively engages in technical/peer reviews.

    + May offer technical consultative feedback.

    + Can assess various technical solutions to optimize analytical outcomes.

    **Employment Practices**

    Travelers is an equal opportunity employer. We value the unique abilities and talents each individual brings to our organization and recognize that we benefit in numerous ways from our differences.

    If you are a candidate and have specific questions regarding the physical requirements of this role, please send us an email (4-ESU@travelers.com) so we may assist you.

    Travelers reserves the right to fill this position at a level above or below the level included in this posting.

    To learn more about our comprehensive benefit programs please visit http://careers.travelers.com/life-at-travelers/benefits/ .


    Employment Type

    Full Time

  • Manager of Actuarial Services
    U-Haul    Phoenix, AZ 85067
     Posted about 3 hours    

    Location:

    2721 N Central Ave, Phoenix, Arizona 85036 United States of America

    Job Description/Requisition:

    The Actuarial department is responsible for overseeing the determination and mitigation of risk, through the pricing of profitable products, the creation of informative experience reports, and the setting of adequate reserves according to Actuarial guidelines and current laws and regulations. The Manager of Actuarial Services plays the key role of leading the Actuarial department in this purpose.

    Oxford Life Insurance Company

    + Oxford Life Insurance Company is a leading player in the senior market, offering the following products to seniors:

    + Annuities – Multi-Year Guaranteed Annuities (MYGA’s) with Guaranteed Living Withdrawal Benefits (GLWB’s)

    + Annuities – Fixed Indexed Annuities (FIA’s) with Guaranteed Living Withdrawal Benefits (GLWB’s) internally hedged with “SPY” call spreads.

    + Life – Final Expense

    + Life – Single-Premium Whole Life (SPWL) wealth transfer product

    + Health – Medicare Supplement

    + Oxford’s Actuarial department calculates reserves on a Statutory, GAAP, and Tax reserve basis.

    + Oxford’s Actuarial department consists of a valuation, pricing, FP&A, and health benefit plan teams.

    + Oxford Life Insurance Company will be subject to ORSA (Own Risk Solvency Assessment) at the end of 2020.

    + Oxford Life Insurance Company will be transitioning to LDTI (Long-Duration Targeted Improvements) at the end of 2023.

    + Oxford Life Insurance Company does not currently sell any products that are subject to Principles-Based Reserving.

    Job Responsibilities

    + The Manager of Actuarial Services position reports directly to the Chief Financial Officer / Treasurer position.

    + Direct and supervise all activities, functions, and personnel of the Actuarial department.

    + Direct the preparation of monthly, quarterly, and annual actuarial reports.

    + Direct the preparation of the annual business plan modeling information and provide financial projections that facilitate informed decision making.

    + Direct and supervise the pricing, valuation, experience, and rate management functions.

    + Represent the Company on highly complex actuarial matters internally and externally.

    + Institute monthly, quarterly, and year-end schedules.

    + Direct the completion and review cash flow testing.

    + Evaluate profitability and risk exposure of existing and potential insurance programs through the use of a corporate actuarial model.

    + Manages special research projects.

    + Reviews annual statement actuarial items and reviews reinsurance agreements and mergers.

    + Develops and/or reviews the actuarial budget.

    + Hire, train, discipline, evaluate, motivate, and provide guidance and leadership to the actuarial department.

    + Keep abreast of new techniques in the actuarial field or new technology and advise Finance team on actuarial and financial issues.

    + Enforce and communicate company and department policies and standards.

    + Assume additional managerial duties as appropriate to the position or as assigned by the Chief Financial Officer / Treasurer.

    Job Duties

    + Prepare, develop, and review actuarial reports reflecting balance sheet amounts, experience exhibits, and rate management processes.

    + Ensure the timely completion of assigned tasks.

    + Participate in meetings with various levels of management to further the understanding of financial performance or communicate department needs.

    + Direct the completion of the annual independent audit and state financial examinations as it relates to actuarial.

    + Design and implement continual improvement initiatives.

    + Provide technical and managerial leadership to supervisory staff.

    + Evaluate the performance, effectiveness and growth of subordinates. Ensure the competency of each subordinate through increasing delegation of responsibility, authority and through formal and informal education. Interview, select, and evaluate the performance of department personnel. Initiate wage increases, promotions, disciplinary action or terminations, as required.

    + Read industry publications, new business literature, and take courses necessary to successful completion of job responsibilities. This includes attending seminars and/or meetings with other insurance or actuarial firms when required.

    + Perform other related duties as required or assigned.

    Essential Job Functions

    + Demonstrate proficiency in Microsoft Office products with a focus on Excel and Word, MG-ALFA actuarial software, SAP accounting software, and a basic understanding of network functionality.

    + Knowledge of actuarial formulas, methods, and procedures; of loss reserving and pricing methods; and of strategic planning and goal setting methods.

    + Complete understanding of GAAP and statutory guidance as it relates to actuarial items.

    + Skill in applying actuarial principles and techniques and in the use of actuarial computer applications.

    + Effectively communicate with customers inside and outside of the organization.

    + Excellent communication ability within a managerial setting.

    + Managerial abilities, adept at guiding a staff.

    Expected Level of Performance Standards

    + Timely and accurate reporting on a monthly basis.

    + Maintain and grow a competent staff that is customer focused, proactive, and creative.

    + Continually improve process and procedures.

    + Interact with the entire organization; provide actuarial guidance and financial direction.

    + Otherwise, complete all specified job duties with exceptional competence.

    Background

    + Certificate as an Associate of the Society of Actuaries or a Fellow of the Society of Actuaries and a Member of the American Academy of Actuaries is preferred.

    + Managerial experience preferred.

    Perks of joining the U-Haul fleet:

    Get your career moving with a company who empowers team members to the healthiest version of themselves! We provide robust wellness benefits, events, and resources to help team members becomes the happiest and healthiest they can be.Here are just some of the programs U-Haul has available:

    + Full Medical coverage

    + New indoor fitness gym

    + Onsite medical clinic for you and your family

    + Career stability

    + Opportunities for advancement

    + Valuable on-the-job training

    + Prescription plans

    + Dental & Vision Plans

    + Business and travel insurance

    + YouMatter Employee Assistance Program

    + Paid holidays, vacation, and sick days

    + Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP)

    + 401(k) Savings Plan

    + Life insurance

    + Critical Illness/Group Accident

    + 24-hour physician available for kids

    + Subsidized gym/ membership

    + MetLaw Legal program

    + MetLife auto and home insurance

    + Discounts on cell phone plans, hotels, and more

    + LifeLock identity Theft

    + Tuition reimbursement program

    + Free online courses for personal and professional development at U-Haul University

    + Savvy consumer wellness programs- from health care tips to financial wellness

    + U-Haul federal credit union

    AMERCO and its family of companies, including U-Haul, have strived to create a culture of health and wellness. As of February 1, 2020, and consistent with applicable state law, no AMERCO or U-Haul company will hire individuals in states where it may lawfully decline to hire individuals who use nicotine products. By continuing with this application, you are indicating that, if hired, you consent to nicotine screening in the future. This policy will not apply to team members hired before February 1, 2020.

    U-Haul is an equal opportunity employer. All applicants for employment will be considered without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, physical or mental disability, veteran status, or any other basis protected by applicable federal, provincial, state or local law. Individual accommodations are available on requests for applicants taking part in all aspects of the selection process. Information obtained during this process will only be shared on a need to know basis.

    Since 1945, U-Haul has been serving do-it-yourself movers and their households. Like many other successful ventures, the concept for U-Haul was generated out of need. After World War II, there existed the widespread need for do-it-yourself moving equipment that would be available on a one-way, nationwide basis. U-Haul co-founders L.S. "Sam" Shoen and his wife, Anna Mary Carty Shoen, recognized that need and acted upon it. Their visionary approach spread the cost of ownership among many users, facilitating the mobility of the populations of the U.S. and Canada. The covered wagon of the pioneers morphed into orange U-Haul trailers. In the process, an industry was born.


    Employment Type

    Full Time

  • Associate Actuary, Pharmacy Pricing
    Humana    Phoenix, AZ 85067
     Posted about 3 hours    

    **Description**

    The Associate Actuary, Analytics/Forecasting analyzes and forecasts financial, economic, and other data to provide accurate and timely information for strategic and operational decisions. Establishes metrics, provides data analyses, and works directly to support business intelligence. Evaluates industry, economic, financial, and market trends to forecast the organization's short, medium and long-term financial and competitive position. The Associate Actuary, Analytics/Forecasting work assignments involve moderately complex to complex issues where the analysis of situations or data requires an in-depth evaluation of variable factors.

    **Responsibilities**

    The Associate Actuary, Analytics/Forecasting ensures data integrity by developing and executing necessary processes and controls around the flow of data. Collaborates with stakeholders to understand business needs/issues, troubleshoots problems, conducts root cause analysis, and develops cost effective resolutions for data anomalies. Begins to influence department's strategy. Makes decisions on moderately complex to complex issues regarding technical approach for project components, and work is performed without direction. Exercises considerable latitude in determining objectives and approaches to assignments.

    **Required Qualifications**

    + Bachelor's Degree

    + Associate of Society of Actuaries (ASA) designation

    + Meets eligibility requirements for Humana's Actuarial Professional Development Program (APDP)

    + MAAA

    + Strong communication skills

    + Successful completion of at least 3 actuarial exams

    + Must be passionate about contributing to an organization focused on continuously improving consumer experiences

    **Preferred Qualifications**

    **Additional Information**

    **Scheduled Weekly Hours**

    40


    Employment Type

    Full Time

  • Associate Actuary, Pricing Medicare Advantage
    Humana    Phoenix, AZ 85067
     Posted about 3 hours    

    **Description**

    The Associate Actuary, Pricing is responsible for setting pricing assumptions, submitting bids, filing and gaining approval of premium rates and rate certifications with regulatory agencies. Supports implementation of rates, new plans and benefit changes. Provides guidance to Product Development on new product/benefit cost impacts. Develops and maintains pricing tools that price standard and custom benefits. The Associate Actuary, Pricing work assignments involve moderately complex to complex issues where the analysis of situations or data requires an in-depth evaluation of variable factors.

    **Responsibilities**

    The Associate Actuary, Pricing establishes market level financial metrics to align with segment profitability goals, analyzes market level results and projections and develops recommended pricing actions to address gaps to targeted metrics. Leverages market level projections and experience data tools to research root cause and capture insights. Researches and understands competitors in marketplace and collaborates with sales and other partners supporting the markets to develop strategies for profitable membership growth. Begins to influence department's strategy. Makes decisions on moderately complex to complex issues regarding technical approach for project components, and work is performed without direction. Exercises considerable latitude in determining objectives and approaches to assignments.

    **Required Qualifications**

    + Bachelor's Degree

    + Associate of Society of Actuaries (ASA) designation

    + Meets eligibility requirements for Humana's Actuarial Professional Development Program (APDP)

    + Member of the American Academy of Actuaries (MAAA)

    + Demonstrated ability to communicate technical information with audiences not in the actuarial space

    + Must be passionate about contributing to an organization focused on continuously improving consumer experiences

    + We will require full COVID vaccination (https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/vaccines/fully-vaccinated.html#vaccinated) for this job as we are a healthcare company committed to putting health and safety first for our members, patients, associates and the communities we serve.

    + If progressed to offer, you will be required to provide proof of full vaccination or documentation for a medical or religious exemption consideration where allowed by law.

    **Preferred Qualifications**

    + Experience in Medicare Advantage

    **Additional Information**

    For this job, associates are required to be fully COVID vaccinated (preferred) or undergo weekly COVID testing and wear a face covering while at work. The weekly testing will need to be done through an approved Humana vendor, and unvaccinated associates should follow all social distancing and masking protocols if they are required to come into a Humana facility or work outside of their home. We are a healthcare company committed to putting health and safety first for our members, patients, associates, and the communities we serve.

    If progressed to offer, you will be required to:

    * Provide proof of full vaccination or commit to testing protocols **OR **

    * Provide proof of applicable exemption including any required supporting documentation

    ​​Medical, religious, state and remote-only work exemptions are available.

    **Interview Format:**

    As part of our hiring process for this opportunity, we will be using an exciting interviewing technology called Modern Hire to enhance our hiring and decision-making ability. Modern Hire allows us to quickly connect and gain valuable information for you pertaining to your relevant skills and experience at a time that is best for your schedule.

    If you are selected for a first round interview, you will receive an email correspondence inviting you to participate in a Modern Hire interview. In this interview, you will listen to a set of interview questions over your phone and you will provide recorded responses to each question. You should anticipate this interview to take about 15 minutes. Your recorded interview will be reviewed and you will subsequently be informed if you will be moving forward to next round of interviews.

    **Alert:** Humana values personal identity protection. Please be aware that applicants selected for leader review may be asked to provide a social security number, if it is not already on file. When required, an email will be sent from Humana@myworkday.com with instructions to add the information into the application at Humana's secure website.

    **Scheduled Weekly Hours**

    40


    Employment Type

    Full Time

  • Actuarial Analyst 2
    Humana    Phoenix, AZ 85067
     Posted about 3 hours    

    **Description**

    The Actuarial Analyst 2, Rate Compliance will be mainly responsible for development of commercial group medical rate filings. This includes the submission of requirements into state and federal rate filing portals.

    **Responsibilities**

    This position includes evaluating state and federal laws, researching filing requirements, and ensuring that our pricing is compliant and reflected correctly in our filings and rating systems. The position will also involve the development of commercial group medical rate filings that includes the submission of requirements into state and federal rate filing portals. We are looking for a detail oriented; technically sharp individual who is interested in using their technical skills to create and build process improvements for the various requirements associated with developing premium rate filings. The individual must be able to manage multiple filings at a time, adhering to all regulatory deadlines, and communicating any barriers timely to the manager.

    **Responsibilities**

    + Responsible for development of group commercial premium rate filings and exhibits required by state and federal insurance departments.

    + Exercises considerable latitude in developing rate filing submission requirements.

    + Create and maintain process improvements for rate filing development tools.

    + Interpreting legislative updates related to rate filing compliance, this includes collaboration with team members to perform, document and communicate the impacts.

    + Respond to external comments from reviewers on items related to the rate filing submission requirements.

    + Create and support cooperative working relationships, both within the company-at-large and with outside partners from DOI, CMS, and Actuarial Consultant reviewers.

    + Work in a fast paced, dynamic environment while managing multiple projects simultaneously

    + Utilize a strong attention to detail, and a focus on validation checks to minimize the opportunity for errors in filings

    **Required Qualifications**

    + Bachelor Degree

    + Successful completion of at least 3 actuarial exams

    + Meets requirements for Humana's Actuarial Professional Development Program (APDP)

    + Experience in more than one function (e.g., modeling, pricing, rate filing, reporting & analysis, reserving or trending)

    + We will require full COVID vaccination (https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/vaccines/fully-vaccinated.html#vaccinated) for this job as we are a healthcare company committed to putting health and safety first for our members, patients, associates and the communities we serve.

    + If progressed to offer, you will be required to provide proof of full vaccination or documentation for a medical or religious exemption consideration where allowed by law.

    **Preferred Qualifications**

    + 3+ years of actuarial experience

    + Pricing experience

    + Advanced proficiency with VBA

    + Familiarity with SQL or SAS

    + Prior work history in a project related setting

    **Additional Information**

    For this job, associates are required to be fully COVID vaccinated (preferred) or undergo weekly COVID testing and wear a face covering while at work. The weekly testing will need to be done through an approved Humana vendor, and unvaccinated associates should follow all social distancing and masking protocols if they are required to come into a Humana facility or work outside of their home. We are a healthcare company committed to putting health and safety first for our members, patients, associates, and the communities we serve.

    If progressed to offer, you will be required to:

    * Provide proof of full vaccination or commit to testing protocols **OR **

    * Provide proof of applicable exemption including any required supporting documentation

    ​​Medical, religious, state and remote-only work exemptions are available.

    **Interview Format:**

    As part of our hiring process for this opportunity, we will be using an exciting interviewing technology called Modern Hire to enhance our hiring and decision-making ability. Modern Hire allows us to quickly connect and gain valuable information for you pertaining to your relevant skills and experience at a time that is best for your schedule.

    If you are selected for a first round interview, you will receive an email correspondence inviting you to participate in a Modern Hire interview. In this interview, you will listen to a set of interview questions over your phone and you will provide recorded responses to each question. You should anticipate this interview to take about 15 minutes. Your recorded interview will be reviewed and you will subsequently be informed if you will be moving forward to next round of interviews.

    **Alert:** Humana values personal identity protection. Please be aware that applicants selected for leader review may be asked to provide a social security number, if it is not already on file. When required, an email will be sent from Humana@myworkday.com with instructions to add the information into the application at Humana's secure website.

    **Scheduled Weekly Hours**

    40


    Employment Type

    Full Time

  • Pricing Analyst
    Highmark Health    Home, AZ
     Posted about 4 hours    

    **Company :**

    HM Health Solutions

    **Job Description :**

    **JOB SUMMARY**

    This job plays an integral part of the pricing function within applicable business unit. This includes completing project pricings according to established pricing policies, creating and maintaining procedures and other process documentation as well as providing recommendations for continuous improvement of the pricing function/process.

    **ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES**

    + Facilitate the completion of all pricing reviews and ensures all pricings are approved per established policies.

    + Leverage analytic capabilities to support analysis and reporting within the pricing function.

    + Drive results and resolves issues through communication with internal partners, locations and divisions.

    + Ensure all policy and process documentation is up to date including pricing assumptions, average cost rates, overhead percentages, etc.

    + Other duties and analysis as assigned.

    + Other duties as assigned or requested.

    **EDUCATION**

    **Required**

    + Bachelor's Degree in Finance, Business, or related field

    **Substitutions**

    + 6 years of relevant, progressive experience in lieu of degree

    **Preferred**

    + ​None

    **EXPERIENCE**

    **Required**

    + 1 year with Estimation & Pricing

    + 1 year of working in complex matrixed environment

    **Preferred**

    + 3 years with Estimation & Pricing

    + 3 years of working in complex matrixed environment

    **LICENSES or CERTIFICATIONS**

    **Required**

    + None

    **Preferred**

    + None

    **SKILLS**

    + Ability to think analytically

    + Attention to detail

    + Self-starter with ability to work independently

    + Excellent verbal and written skills

    + Microsoft Excel skills are required

    + Client focused with strong business acumen

    + Ability to work under pressure with competing priorities

    **Language (Other than English):**

    None

    **Travel Requirement:**

    0%

    **PHYSICAL, MENTAL DEMANDS and WORKING CONDITIONS**

    **Position Type**

    Office-based

    Teaches / trains others regularly

    Constantly

    Travel regularly from the office to various work sites or from site-to-site

    Never

    Works primarily out-of-the office selling products/services (sales employees)

    Never

    Physical work site required

    Yes

    Lifting: up to 10 pounds

    Constantly

    Lifting: 10 to 25 pounds

    Rarely

    Lifting: 25 to 50 pounds

    Rarely

    **_Disclaimer:_** _The job description has been designed to indicate the general nature and essential duties and responsibilities of work performed by employees within this job title. It may not contain a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees to do this job._

    **_Compliance Requirement_** _: This job adheres to the ethical and legal standards and behavioral expectations as set forth in the code of business conduct and company policies._

    _As a component of job responsibilities, employees may have access to covered information, cardholder data, or other confidential customer information that must be protected at all times. In connection with this, all employees must comply with both the Health Insurance Portability Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA) as described in the Notice of Privacy Practices and Privacy Policies and Procedures as well as all data security guidelines established within the Company’s Handbook of Privacy Policies and Practices and Information Security Policy._

    _Furthermore, it is every employee’s responsibility to comply with the company’s Code of Business Conduct. This includes but is not limited to adherence to applicable federal and state laws, rules, and regulations as well as company policies and training requirements._

    Highmark Health and its affiliates prohibit discrimination against qualified individuals based on their status as protected veterans or individuals with disabilities, and prohibit discrimination against all individuals based on their race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation/gender identity or any other category protected by applicable federal, state or local law. Highmark Health and its affiliates take affirmative action to employ and advance in employment individuals without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation/gender identity, protected veteran status or disability.

    Highmark Health and its affiliates prohibit discrimination against qualified individuals based on their status as protected veterans or individuals with disabilities, and prohibit discrimination against all individuals based on their race, color, age, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation/gender identity or any other category protected by applicable federal, state or local law. Highmark Health and its affiliates take affirmative action to employ and advance in employment individuals without regard to race, color, age, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation/gender identity, protected veteran status or disability.

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    Req ID: J191737


    Employment Type

    Full Time

  • Pricing Analyst Sr
    Prime Therapeutics    Phoenix, AZ 85067
     Posted 1 day    

    Our work matters. We help people get the medicine they need to feel better and live well. We do not lose sight of that. It fuels our passion and drives every decision we make.

    **Job Posting Title**

    Pricing Analyst Sr

    **Job Description**

    The Senior Pricing Analyst participates in the assessment of value generated by Prime’s programs and leverages this insight to contribute to the development of new or enhanced financial pricing strategies. This position will also lead highly complex financial pricing analyses and provide consultation and analytic insight to internal and external stakeholders.

    **Responsibilities**

    + Recommend new and revised financial pricing programs based on analysis of pharmacy claims data, average wholesale drug prices (AWP), and other relevant data of varying complexity within the pharmacy economic supply chain; utilize analytics to explore data, identify trends, and draw profitability, margin, and costs insights from multi-faceted and high dimensional financial pricing data

    + Develop financial pricing models to monitor performance against pharmacy claims data and identify financial pricing opportunities to drive savings and/or meet client/pharmacy contractual obligations using analytic tools and complex financial pricing methodologies

    + Apply mathematical, statistical, and economic techniques to identify key drivers of costs and profitability in the pharmacy economic supply chain as they apply to financial pricing programs, and propose and implement changes to improve accuracy of financial pricing modeling

    + Act as a financial pricing subject matter expert by educating internal/external financial pricing stakeholders on financial pricing programs and interpretation of financial pricing data and reporting

    + Create, recommend, implement pharmacy financial pricing targets for use by Providers Relations teams and/or pharmacy/client guarantee management processes

    + Other duties as assigned

    **Minimum Qualifications**

    + Bachelor’s degree in applied math, statistics, engineering, accounting, finance, economics, business, computer sciences or related area of study, or equivalent combination of education and/or relevant work experience; HS diploma or GED is required

    + 5 years of work experience in pricing or financial analysis using large data sets and complex queries to include 3 years of experience in Pharmacy Benefit Management (PBM), claims processing, healthcare, and/or related field

    + Must be eligible to work in the United States without the need for work visa or residency sponsorship

    **Additional Qualifications**

    + Previous experience with data modeling, data analysis, and data management principles using SQL, SAS, Alteryx, R, Python or related technologies

    + Demonstrated ability to problem solve and interpret complex data

    + Ability to establish rapport and effectively influence at all levels within an organization

    + Excellent communication and cross functional collaboration skills

    + Ability to present complex data to a wide variety of audiences at all levels within and organization

    **Preferred Qualifications**

    + Experience in Big Data and Data Analytics

    + Advanced user of one or more of the following: Tableau, SQL, SAS, Alteryx, Teradata, R, or Python technologies

    + Advanced pricing and profitability modeling experience

    **Minimum Physical Job Requirements**

    + Ability to work in a flexible schedule which may include weekends, holidays, or shifts outside of Prime’s core business hours of 9:00am-3:00pm

    + Constantly required to sit, use hands to handle or feel, talk and hear

    + Frequently required to reach with hands and arms

    + Occasionally required to stand, walk and stoop, kneel, and crouch

    + Occasionally required to lift and/or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds

    + Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus

    **Reporting Structure**

    + Reports to Manager, Director, or Senior Director in the Network Management or Pricing Planning & Analysis department

    Potential pay for this position ranges from $82,200.00 - $123,400.00 based on location, experience and skills.

    To review our Benefits, Incentives and Additional Compensation, visit our Benefits Page (https://www.primetherapeutics.com/careers/benefits/) and click on the "Benefits at a glance" button for more detail.

    _Prime Therapeutics LLC is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We encourage diverse candidates to apply and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status._


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  • Actuarial Intern
    CBIZ    Phoenix, AZ 85001
     Posted 1 day    

    Job Description
    With over 100 offices and nearly 5,000 associates throughout the U.S. CBIZ (NYSE: CBZ) delivers top-level financial and employee business services to organizations of all sizes, as well as individual clients, by providing national-caliber expertise combined with highly personalized service delivered at the local level.

    CBIZ has been honored to be the recipient of several national recognitions:

    * 2020 Best Workplaces in Consulting & Professional Services by Great Place to Work®
    * 2019 America's Best Mid-Size Employers by Forbes
    * 2019 Workplace Excellence Seal of Approval by the Alliance for Workplace Excellence
    * Top 101 highest scoring companies in the country for Best and Brightest Companies to Work For in the Nation by the National Association for Business Resources

    Founded in 2006,Optumasworks primarily with State Medicaid agencies and Medicaid Managed Care Plans, providing guidance and strategy to help them remain efficient and effective purchasers of healthcare Services.Optumasis also on the forefront of healthcare reform initiatives, helping multiple states weigh the opportunities and consequences created by constantly changing healthcare delivery and payment systems.

    Objective:

    Optumasis seeking motivated actuarial / financial students interested in pursuing a career in healthcare consulting. Interns are provided a broad range experiences and opportunity to gain experience learning new skills through actively participation as part of a client team. Responsibilities include attending client conference calls, performing various analytical project work, and completing on the job training.

    Essential Functions and Primary Duties:


    * Performing and reviewing analysis of health care data using Excel
    * Analysis, data manipulation and summarization of large health care data sets using statistical analysis software (e.g. SAS, WPS, Access and SPSS)
    * Balancing multiple projects and effectively managing time to ensure successful completion by deadlines
    * Internal communication and presentation of analyses

    Qualifications Required:


    * BA/BS students pursuing a degree in actuarial science, mathematics or similar course of study including economics, finance, or statistics; with a cumulative GPA of at least 3.25 preferred.
    * Proficiency in Microsoft Office
    * Interest in healthcare finance and policy
    * Ability to fit in and work with a driven, dedicated team

    Qualifications Preferred:


    * Exposure to data analytical programming (SAS, SQL, WPS, Python) is beneficial but not required
    * Successful completion of actuarial exams is beneficial but not required

    REASONABLE ACCOMMODATION

    If you are a qualified individual with a disabilityyou may request reasonable accommodation if you are unable or limited in your ability to use or access this site as a result of your disability. You can request a reasonable accommodation by calling (toll free)or send an email to .

    EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

    CBIZ is an affirmative action-equal opportunity employer and reviews applications for employment without regard to the applicant's race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, age, gender, gender identity, marital status, military status, veteran status, sexual orientation, disability, or medical condition or any other reason prohibited by law. If you would like more information about your EEO rights as an applicant under the law, please visit these following pages and .

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    Full Time

  • Actuarial Intern
    CBIZ    Phoenix, AZ 85001
     Posted 1 day    

    Job Description
    With over 100 offices and nearly 5,000 associates throughout the U.S. CBIZ (NYSE: CBZ) delivers top-level financial and employee business services to organizations of all sizes, as well as individual clients, by providing national-caliber expertise combined with highly personalized service delivered at the local level.

    CBIZ has been honored to be the recipient of several national recognitions:

    * 2020 Best Workplaces in Consulting & Professional Services by Great Place to Work®
    * 2019 America's Best Mid-Size Employers by Forbes
    * 2019 Workplace Excellence Seal of Approval by the Alliance for Workplace Excellence
    * Top 101 highest scoring companies in the country for Best and Brightest Companies to Work For in the Nation by the National Association for Business Resources

    Founded in 2006,Optumasworks primarily with State Medicaid agencies and Medicaid Managed Care Plans, providing guidance and strategy to help them remain efficient and effective purchasers of healthcare Services.Optumasis also on the forefront of healthcare reform initiatives, helping multiple states weigh the opportunities and consequences created by constantly changing healthcare delivery and payment systems.

    Objective:

    Optumasis seeking motivated actuarial / financial students interested in pursuing a career in healthcare consulting. Interns are provided a broad range experiences and opportunity to gain experience learning new skills through actively participation as part of a client team. Responsibilities include attending client conference calls, performing various analytical project work, and completing on the job training.

    Essential Functions and Primary Duties:


    * Performing and reviewing analysis of health care data using Excel
    * Analysis, data manipulation and summarization of large health care data sets using statistical analysis software (e.g. SAS, WPS, Access and SPSS)
    * Balancing multiple projects and effectively managing time to ensure successful completion by deadlines
    * Internal communication and presentation of analyses

    Qualifications Required:


    * BA/BS students pursuing a degree in actuarial science, mathematics or similar course of study including economics, finance, or statistics; with a cumulative GPA of at least 3.25 preferred.
    * Proficiency in Microsoft Office
    * Interest in healthcare finance and policy
    * Ability to fit in and work with a driven, dedicated team

    Qualifications Preferred:


    * Exposure to data analytical programming (SAS, SQL, WPS, Python) is beneficial but not required
    * Successful completion of actuarial exams is beneficial but not required

    REASONABLE ACCOMMODATION

    If you are a qualified individual with a disabilityyou may request reasonable accommodation if you are unable or limited in your ability to use or access this site as a result of your disability. You can request a reasonable accommodation by calling (toll free)or send an email to .

    EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

    CBIZ is an affirmative action-equal opportunity employer and reviews applications for employment without regard to the applicant's race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, age, gender, gender identity, marital status, military status, veteran status, sexual orientation, disability, or medical condition or any other reason prohibited by law. If you would like more information about your EEO rights as an applicant under the law, please visit these following pages and .

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  • Actuarial Analyst
    Health Services Advisory Group, Inc.    Phoenix, AZ 85001
     Posted 1 day    

    SUMMARY

    HSAG is nationally recognized as an industry leader in the areas of healthcare data analysis, measure development, and survey research. We are in search of talented individuals who are interested in a career in the actuarial sciences as an Actuarial Analystin HSAG’s Data Science & Advanced Analytics division. Together we can spread positive change to make healthcare better.

    UNIQUE BENEFITS

    The Actuarial Analystposition benefits from HSAG’s desire to grow its staff into future leaders of healthcare program evaluation and quality improvement in the nation. The Actuarial Analystposition provides direct support to the growing actuarial team within the DSAA division across the entire array of healthcare projects involving cost-effectiveness and actuarial analyses.

    DESCRIPTION

    The Actuarial Analystposition will contribute to active projects focused on evaluating the cost-effectiveness and budget neutrality of programs and interventions as well as other projects involving financial assessments. The position will collaborate with a diverse array of analytic staff to provide healthcare decision and policy makers with actionable results that can be leveraged to transform healthcare delivery and reimbursement. The Actuarial Analystposition will support work that involves (but is not limited to) a wide array of different healthcare projects:


    * waiver evaluations
    * independent assessments
    * budget neutrality
    * cost-effectiveness
    * risk adjustment
    * reimbursement models
    * value-based purchasing

    Activities include participating in multiple teams in developing work plans and timelines; performing analytic project tasks; contributing to client teleconferences and meetings; presenting on healthcare topics; and providing regular progress reports to the Senior Consulting Actuary and Executive Technical Director.

    Details regarding potential project assignments and key sources of data will be discussed with potential candidates during the interview process.

    ESSENTIAL COMPETENCIES, DUTIES, AND RESPONSIBILITIES


    * Serve as an integral part of HSAG Data Science & Advanced Analytics division.
    * Lead small- to medium-sized actuarial tasks or projects, while providing support to other analytic tasks or projects.
    * Understand primary types of healthcare data and methods for approaching data assessments.
    * Evaluate a wide array of data types.
    * Conduct and interpret analyses, develop appropriate actuarial models, manipulate complex databases, and track and evaluate patterns of care and outcomes.
    * Perform data validation, develop and implement analytic plans, and cross reference data.
    * Attend, participate, and assist in team training meetings.
    * Present and communicate project results to nonanalytic staff members and customers.
    * Represent HSAG in a professional manner at all times.

    EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE


    * Bachelor’s degree in mathematics, actuarial science, statistics, economics, or another quantitative discipline
    * Passed at least the 2 preliminary actuarial exams in probability (Exam P) and financial mathematics (Exam FM)
    * At least 3 years’ experience working as an actuarial analyst in a healthcare setting (i.e., managed care plan, actuarial firm).
    * Experience performing financial risk adjustment and rate setting analyses.
    * Use and applications of various risk adjustment mechanisms and tools.

    OTHER QUALIFICATIONS


    * Experience using statistical software. SAS experience preferred.
    * Experience working with relational databases.
    * Experience contributing to report writing and formal written deliverables.
    * Proficient in Microsoft Word and Excel.
    * Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
    * Ability to handle several projects simultaneously and work with multiple teams.

    WORK ENVIRONMENT

    The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this position. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

    DISCLAIMER

    This is not necessarily an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, skills, duties, requirements, efforts or working conditions associated with the position. While this is intended to be an accurate reflection of the current position, management reserves the right to revise the position or to require that other or different tasks be performed when circumstances change (e.g., emergencies, changes in personnel, work load, rush jobs requiring non-regular work hours, or technological developments).

    HSAG is an EEO Employer of Veterans protected under Section 4212. If you have special needs and require assistance completing our employment application process, please feel free to contact us.

    EOE M/F/Vet/Disabled

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    Full Time


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