Associate Actuary

Job ID: J161335
Company: Highmark Inc
Location: Pittsburgh,PA,US
Full/Part Time: Full time
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Posted Date: May 9, 2020

JOB DESCRIPTION

Company :

Highmark Inc

Job Description :

JOB SUMMARY

This senior-level analyst position utilizes advanced industry knowledge to initiate and lead the development of actuarial studies and analyses, making appropriate recommendations to actuarial management.  While guiding and mentoring junior team members, the incumbent will envision and implement innovative new processes as part of the second-largest Integrated Delivery & Financing System in the nation.  As a participant in Highmark’s Actuarial Executive Development & Rotation Program, the Associate Actuary will have the opportunity to explore traditional actuarial work (including premium and pricing development, claim trend analysis, claim reserving, experience studies, medical economics, and profitability analysis) as well as non-traditional actuarial work (to include value based reimbursement, care pathway analytics, provider analysis, wellness studies, network design, and predictive analytics).

ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Outline data requirements for a study or analysis.  Give direction to less experienced staff and review the appropriateness of the results in light of experience and industry knowledge.
  • Initiate and lead the development of studies, analyses, and presentation materials needed to appropriately inform decision makers.  Make appropriate recommendations to management across teams within the actuarial department.
  • Proactively ensure the internal and external consistency of all work.  Perform reason-ability checks dependent on advanced industry knowledge and experience.  Promptly and efficiently identify outliers and anomalies in the work of others.  Identify methods to test whether suspect results are correct.
  • Understand the environment, goals, and objectives of the incumbent’s own position, their team, and all internal customers.  Take the initiative to propose changes to projects, systems, processes, or decisions so that the results of all the teams’ efforts conform better to corporate goals, objectives, and values.
  • Manage own time and resources across many projects, focusing on quality, time, scope, usefulness, and appropriateness of work.  Carry out recurring projects with minimal assistance and oversight.  Keep manager informed.
  • Interact with customers in a manner that fosters cooperation, teamwork, and influence while conveying engagement and competence.  Enhance department influence while conveying engagement and competence.  Effectively explain technical work to both technical and non-technical people.
  • Guide and mentor less experienced staff on a regular basis in a manner that fosters teamwork and excellence.  Listen, take direction, accept criticism and feedback to improve performance.  Proactively take on additional work as needed by the team.
  • Other duties as assigned.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Actuarial Science, Mathematics, Statistics or closely related field
  • 3 – 7 years in an Actuarial role
  • 5 Exam Components

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • 6+ Exam Components
  • Associate of the Society of Actuaries (ASA)

SKILLS

  • Possesses and applies an in-depth knowledge of actuarial principles, concepts, practices and processes within multiple fields or disciplines
  • Possesses significant expertise to complete complex assignments and ability to visualize, articulate, and solve complex problems while leading others to complete straightforward assignments
  • Analytical Skills
  • Oral & Written Communication Skills
  • Problem-Solving

Travel Required: 0%  – 25%

Referral Bonus: Level 4

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BENEFITS

Total Rewards Program

In addition to competitive pay rates and flexible career growth, we show our employee appreciation through a comprehensive Total Rewards package, including:

  • Medical and prescription drug, dental and vision coverages for your and your eligible dependents
  • Health Saving and Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Life, AD&D and disability insurance
  • Employer-sponsored 401(k) plan
  • Paid time off, including paid holidays
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Volunteer opportunities
  • Voluntary benefits
  • Employee discounts
Wellness Resources and Programs
Employees have access to the following wellness programs and resources:
  • Work-life resources, such as employee assistance programs and financial counseling services
  • 24/7 telephone access to health and wellness coaching to achieve personal goals
  • Onsite pharmacy services at major campuses
  • Fitness center access for all employees inclusive of showers, lockers, and group exercise classes at major Highmark campuses, Allegheny General Hospital & West Penn Hospital
  • Access to chronic condition management programs when enrolled in the employer-sponsored medical plan
  • 100% coverage for preventive exams, including flu shots
  • Incentive program that rewards employees
  • Secure bicycle parking at major campuses
  • Healthy food options at onsite cafeterias
  • Employee networks to gather in the name of health
  • Onsite seated massage and stress management classes including yoga, mindfulness and meditation

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Pittsburgh, PA is home to Highmark Health’s corporate headquarters, as well as the headquarters of many of our businesses and a majority of our career opportunities. When you live and work in Pittsburgh, you’ll experience a wide variety of lifestyle advantages. Take a look around and you’ll quickly see why Pittsburgh is one of America’s most liveable, most affordable, safest and happiest cities. Learn more about this exciting and inviting location:

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