Aetna Large Group (LG) Underwriting Consultant in Overland Park, Kansas

Req ID: 37810BR


As a Large Group Underwriting Consultant you will support the sales process by performing accurate underwriting analysis and risk assessment for complex new and/or renewal case files.

Fundamental Components:

  • Calculates complex renewal and prospective group rates using solid product knowledge and underwriting protocols.

  • Completes accurate financial analysis and risk assessment to evaluate specific strategic options and opportunities.

  • Grants underwriting exception and financial variances within prescribed dollar limits.

  • Negotiates and fully explains rate development, pricing components, and application of underwriting policies.

  • Assists sales personnel in explaining rate calculations and communicating underwriting policy.

  • Ensures the quality and integrity of account-specific data and information released to the sales force.

  • Utilizes advanced functionality of rating/financial tools, reference materials, and source systems for premium, membership, and claim information.

  • Analyzes competitive position on a case specific basis and develops financial comparisons.

  • Identifies and supports process improvement through automation or process changes.

  • Trains, mentors, and/or assists less experienced underwriters in development of technical skills.


  • Previous (3-5 years) experience in underwriting pricing methodologies & funding arrangements.

  • In-depth knowledge of rating and/or accounting and underwriting concepts.

  • Demonstrated analytical and independent thinking skills.

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

  • Must be able to communicate effectively with all levels of management.

  • Ability to use standard corporate software pack

  • Proficient in Excel

  • Previous consulting experience


Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience.

Work Locations Options:


  • Atlanta, GA - 1100 Abernathy Rd, NE Bldg 500

Other Offices Considered:

  • Hartford, CT - 151 Farmington Avenue, Rogers Bldg

  • Overland Park, KS - 66210 - 9401 Indian Creek Parkway

  • Jacksonville, FL 32207 - 841 Prudential Drive


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.

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Job Function: Underwriting