Aetna Sr Underwriting Consultant (PEO) in Hartford, Connecticut

Req ID: 50181BR


Do you want to be part of the change, help make a difference? Be in a highly visible role? Check out our Sr Underwriting Consultant role on our PEO team. The Senior Underwriting Consultant will support large plan sponsors in the PEO organization. This role can support our Renewal and New Business. The role will independently perform accurate analysis and risk assessment to produce sound financial responses/products in a timely manner. The underwriter will provide superior service in support of writing and/or renewing Aetna's medical business and will include interaction not only with internal constituents but also directly with plan sponsors, brokers, and consultants. #WeJoinYou #AetnaCareers #PEO

Fundamental Components:

The Senior Underwriting Consultant will independently assess risk factors, price appropriately for the risk, and will establish plan designs that position Aetna competitively. S/He will present the application of underwriting concepts and will be held accountable for decisions made on their accounts. S/He will make recommendations for alternate plan sponsor solutions. This role primarily involves working with fully insured arrangements.

Essential Functions:

· Handles casework and issues autonomously using knowledge of Aetna's products/services and underwriting protocols.

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

· Recommends and suggests alternatives.

· Focuses on quality while completing internal processes efficiently.

· Manages multiple tasks and effectively prioritizes work.

· Develops and delivers financial exhibits and documentation.

· Independently negotiates and fully explains rate development, pricing components and application of underwriting policies while remaining conscious of financial objectives.

· Proactively communicates technical concepts to internal and external constituents.

· Collaborates and shares information cross-functionally.


· 4-7 years of pricing experience via all types of medical pricing methodologies (manual, experience, blended, alternate, etc.) and funding arrangements. Previous Aetna or PEO experience is a plus.

· Proven ability to anticipate customer needs.

· Proven exceptional ability to facilitate and negotiate using tact and diplomacy.

· Outstanding ability to build strong cross-functional relationships with sales force and other internal organizations.

· Knowledge of Aetna systems supporting those products and rating methodologies preferred


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


Functional - Underwriting/Renewal - group medical/4-6 Years

Functional - Underwriting/Pricing methodologies (manual, experience, blended, alternate, etc.)/4-6 Years

Functional - Underwriting/Multiple product types/4-6 Years


TechnicalExperience/TechnicalFocus/4-6 Years/


Finance/Creating Profitable Customers/ADVANCED

General Business/Maximizing Work Practices/ADVANCED

Leadership/Developing and Executing Strategy/ADVANCED


Finance/Delivering Profit and Performance/ADVANCED

General Business/Communicating for Impact/ADVANCED

Leadership/Collaborating for Results/FOUNDATION

Telework Specifications:

Flexible telework / office-based schedule may be considered after training is completed. Ideal location is Hartford, CT but will consider Tampa, FL, Philadelphia, PA, Atlanta, GA, High Point, NC, Sugar Land, Texas and other offices locations along with potential for 100% work at home.


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.

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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

Aetna is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected Veterans status.