Aetna Assistant Actuary in South Portland, Maine

Req ID: 43325BR

The Ideal candidate will be located either in our Hartford, CT, South Portland, ME or Blue Bell, PA office


This position is responsible for Group Disability Pricing, Forecasting and Expense Analysis. Aetna sells both insured and ASC LTD, STD and Leave Products throughout the United States.

Fundamental Components:

Group Disability is one of Aetna's most dynamic product lines, and the actuarial unit is integral to its success. Responsibilities include: Manage risk and enhance profitability for Aetna's Disability business through pricing, product development, financial analysis & forecasting, and underwriting guideline evaluation. Provide large case pricing support to Underwriting. Develop quarterly financial forecasting updates. Conduct expense studies as part of the annual retention review. Provide actuarial support for special projects including new products such as New York Paid Family Leave. Conduct experience studies to support manual rate review, including area factor and industry factor updates. Will perform studies as well as oversee implementation of new factors. This includes coordinating rate filings, communication with Underwriting and Sales, and updates to the rating models, as necessary. Collaborate with multiple functional areas including Sales, Underwriting, Finance, Operations, Product and Legal for ideal results.


Bachelor's degree

Prior Group Disability Experience highly preferred

ASA (Associate of the Society of Actuaries) is required

Ability to effectively communicate complex analytical topics to all levels of leadership

Superior analytical skills are required; problem solving ability is critical to success

Able to thrive in a constantly changing environment, managing multiple priorities simultaneously


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

Actuarial/Member of the American Academy of Actuaries is desired


The ideal candidate for this position will be a leader with analytical skills who can successfully recommend, communicate and implement pricing changes. We currently have a great Disability Actuarial unit that works together well. We are looking to hire someone to join our outstanding team.

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: Actuarial