Aetna Sr Actuarial Consultant (Cred) in Walnut Creek, California

Req ID: 46367BR


Support actuarial functions and able to demonstrate understanding of complex actuarial functions and industry related issues. Ability to make recommendations and implement actuarial policy and processes along w/managing projects. Overall mission of Actuarial is to protect Aetna's financial integrity with sound reserving and risk management practices as well as product designs that meet customer needs and pricing that produces returns to shareholders commensurate with the risks undertaken.

Fundamental Components:

Support actuarial functions by applying quantitative skills and analytical methods.

Set own priorities within pre-established overall deadlines.

Leverage strong technical skills to achieve business solutions and demonstrate understanding of business and product processes.

Complete tasks independently with some direction from supervisor.

Compile and analyze data and prepare exhibits to support rate filing development and submission.

Manage personal resources efficiently to complete projects and exhibit innovative use of resources.

Provide input into decision making process.

Provide technical support and analysis for planning, forecasting and reporting processes.

Demonstrate Microsoft Excel proficiency and familiarity with database and web-based applications.

Exercise decision making within scope of authority.

Act as a mentor to new or less experienced staff.

Turn data into information and suggests alternatives or improvements.

Demonstrate understanding of intradepartmental products, programs, processes and policies.

Work with supervisor to understand nature of specific risks and shares results of analysis with management, including financial impact.

Develop creative technical solutions for a variety of problems.

Represent area in multi-functional workgroups.

Respond to complex inquiries.


Bachelor's degree along w/3 - 5 years relevant experience

Must have passed 3 - 4 actuarial exams and continuing on to get your credentials

Prior pricing experience, preferably in small group


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 desired

Actuarial/American Academy of Actuaries is desired


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

Functional - Actuarial/Pricing: fee & expense/4-6 Years

Functional - Actuarial/Risk analysis/management/4-6 Years

Functional - Actuarial/Modeling & tool development/4-6 Years


Finance/Delivering Profit and Performance/FOUNDATION

General Business/Demonstrating Business and Industry Acumen/FOUNDATION

Leadership/Collaborating for Results/FOUNDATION


Finance/Managing Aetnas Risk/ADVANCED

Finance/Profit and Quality Vigilance/FOUNDATION

General Business/Communicating for Impact/ADVANCED

Telework Specifications:

Ideal candidate will be located in our Walnut Creek, CA office, Other Actuarial hubs will be considered for the right candidate


This position reports to the Big Sky Territory Market Actuary. Working on a health plan actuarial team will provide exposure to many diverse areas of health plan operations including reserving, product development, pricing, medical management, underwriting, and sales. Expectation would be the analyst be able to communicate and explain results to a wide range of departments within the health plan. The ideal candidate will have strong technical skills and strong skills in the areas of collaboration, communication, innovation, and risk management.

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