Aetna Sr Underwriting Consultant (Public & Labor) in Kansas City, Missouri
Req ID: 46275BR
The Senior Underwriting Consultant will support plan sponsors in the Public & Labor organization. This position will support our New Business teams. The position will independently perform accurate analysis and risk assessment to produce sound financial responses/products in a timely manner. They will provide superior service in support of writing Aetna's Medical business and will include interaction not only with internal constituents but also directly with plan sponsors, brokers, and consultants.
The Senior Underwriting Consultant will plan sponsors in the Public & Labor organization. This position will support our New Business teams. The position will independently perform accurate analysis and risk assessment to produce sound financial responses/products in a timely manner. They will provide superior service in support of writing Aetna's Medical business and will include interaction not only with internal constituents but also directly with plan sponsors, brokers, and consultants. 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. Mentors and coaches.
*3-5 years of pricing experience via all types of pricing methodologies (manual, experience, blended, alternate, etc.) and funding arrangements in the medical insurance arena.
*Knowledge of Aetna systems supporting those products and rating methodologies preferred.
*Proven ability to anticipate customer needs.
*Proven ability to build strong cross-functional relationships with sales force and other internal organizations.
The highest level of education desired for candidates in this position is a Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience.
Functional - Underwriting/Rating methodologies and/or functions (rating and accounting)./4-6 Years
Functional - Underwriting/Pricing methodologies (manual, experience, blended, alternate, etc.)/4-6 Years
Functional - Underwriting/Financial arrangements/4-6 Years
Functional - Underwriting/Alternate Funding arrangements/4-6 Years
Technical - Desktop Tools/Microsoft Word/4-6 Years/End User
Technical - Desktop Tools/TE Microsoft Excel/4-6 Years/End User
Finance/Creating Profitable Customers/ADVANCED
Finance/Delivering Profit and Performance/ADVANCED
Finance/Managing Aetnas Risk/ADVANCED
Service/Providing Solutions to Constituent Needs/ADVANCED
Will consider work at home or flexible work arrangement for current internal employees.
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Job Function: Underwriting
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