Aetna Actuary I - Territories Finance in Hartford, Connecticut

Req ID: 43400BR


This position directly supports the Territories mission to drive sustainable, long-term operating earnings growth. Individuals in this role will analyze complex premium, medical cost and SG&A data to support decision-making processes and provide insight that helps our business partners, our plan sponsors, and Aetna achieve their financial goals.

Fundamental Components:

  • Perform ad hoc analyses of premium, medical cost, and SG&A outliers and lead/deliver special projects and requests to facilitate better understanding our business performance at the Executive level of the organization

  • Partner with market Finance teams, Actuarial, Underwriting, and MEU to examine premium yields and medical cost trends to better understand underwriting margin levels

  • Ensure appropriate connections between pricing, underwriting and planning/forecasting at the segment and market levels

  • Manage and drive understanding of business drivers across Territories Finance organization (Territories Performance Management leadership team and Market Finance leadership)

  • Assist in bridging gap between Financial Statement (FS) and Date of Service (DOS) results to support both financial accounting and performance analysis

  • Provide analysis, reporting, and commentary to support the quarterly Forecast Cycle and annual Plan Cycle

  • Support analysis and materials for the monthly Operating Committee (OC) meeting -Support analysis and materials for the Quarterly Business Review (QBR) meeting


    Bachelors degree along w/5+ years related experience

    Strong Excel skills and presentation skills are required

    Must have strong analytical skills

    Any actuarial experience is highly desired


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


    Functional - Actuarial/Financial actuarial analysis/4-6 Years

    Functional - Finance/Financial analysis - closing, planning, forecasting processes/1-3 Years

    Functional - Finance/Financial analysis - P&L support/1-3 Years


    Technical - Reporting Tools/Hyperion Enterprise/1-3 Years/End User

    Technical - Desktop Tools/TE Microsoft Excel/4-6 Years/Power User

    Technical - Desktop Tools/Microsoft PowerPoint/1-3 Years/End User


    Finance/Delivering Profit and Performance/ADVANCED

    General Business/Turning Data into Information/ADVANCED

    Leadership/Creating Accountability/ADVANCED


    General Business/Communicating for Impact/FOUNDATION


    Candidate will report directly to the Executive Director of Territories Performance Management and be part of his leadership team. Position will have regular exposure to CFO, Chief Actuary, and Chief Underwriter of the Territories business. Work product will be used for executive level report outs. Candidates scope of business knowledge will focus on Commercial products but will also learn other businesses that are part of the market P&Ls (e.g. Medicare, Specialty, etc.)

    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.

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Job Function: Actuarial