Aetna Assistant Actuary in Chicago, Illinois

Req ID: 44708BR


Overall mission of Actuarial is to protect Aetna's financial integrity with sound reserving and risk management practices as well as product designs that meet customer needs and pricing that produces returns to shareholders commensurate with the risks undertaken. Actuarial is responsible for anticipating and recognizing matters that materially affect financial integrity and making sound, unbiased reports on these issues.

Fundamental Components:

Join the new actuarial shared services team supporting Aetnas local and regional business across all plan markets. The central plan support team consists of high performing actuarial talent who have the following team mission:

Assist with Ad Hoc Daily and Deep Dive Tasks During Capacity Shortages

Support Recurring Tasks

Collaborate on and Support Pilots/Testing of New Tools, Processes and Ideas

Develop and Maintain Training Initiatives

Share Best Practices and Local Market Innovations Across Territories

All positions in this team are new, so there is an opportunity for you shape this role.

Responsibilities for this role:

Representing the plan markets in specific strategic initiatives, special projects, and multifunctional work groups

Facilitating interactions with Rating System and Tool Experts and Corporate Actuarial Teams

Performing and centralizing scaled activities at the national level

Creating/reinventing innovative processes and tools to streamline market activities. Bring local processes to national scale as it makes sense

Coordinating/project managing rating activities across markets

Acting as cross market actuarial resource; playing various roles on local market teams when there are resource gaps. This includes, but is not limited to:

o Rate Review

o Peer Review

o Plan support

o Reserving

o Experience studies and other analyses

o State and federal filings

o DOI Objections

o Rating System loading and testing

o Forecasting

Supporting the LRB training program

Previous health pricing experience and exposure to Aetna rating systems and tools is desired. Willing to consider motivated senior consultant.

Highly preferred Traits: Adaptability, Great Communication Skills, Organized, Pro-Active, Leadership, Creativity, Customer Focused, Analytical, Collaborative, Positive Attitude, Motivated


3+ years relevant experience.


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


Actuarial/Associate of the Society of Actuaries is required

Telework Specifications:

Actuarial hub locations will be considered


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 here to 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.

Job Function: Actuarial