Actuarial Senior Consultant - Eden Prairie, MN

UnitedHealth Group
Eden Prairie, Minnesota, United States
4 days ago


Combine two of the fastest-growing fields on the planet with a culture of performance, collaboration and opportunity and this is what you get. Leading edge technology in an industry that is improving the lives of millions. Here, innovation is not about another gadget; it is about making health care data available wherever and whenever people need it, safely and reliably. There is no room for error. If you are looking for a better place to use your passion and your desire to drive change, this is the place to be. It's an opportunity to do your life's best work.(sm)

At Optum, as a Senior Actuarial Consultant for the Pharmacy Advisory Services consulting practice, your performance, your knowledge, and innovative thinking will help us deliver pharmacy consulting services grounded in Optum's unique actuarially focused approach. You will join an inter-disciplinary team committed to changing health care through outstanding service, analytics, and insights. You'll use innovative tools including one of the largest databases of health care information in the world.

Primary Responsibilities:
  • Develop financial forecasts and supporting ad-hoc analytics
  • Design and run complex data programs
  • Perform quantitative analysis of financial and utilization data
  • Develop, prepare, and conduct studies on pricing, utilization, and health care costs
  • Contribute to health services and health policy focused research
  • Build client reports and assist with project scheduling/coordination
  • Develop strategic working relationships with clients
  • Communicate with clients regarding the results of actuarial analytics
  • Maintain a high degree of accuracy along with attention to detail
  • Utilize oral and written communication skills, solid interpersonal skills and the ability to meet deadlines

You'll be rewarded and recognized for your performance in an environment that will challenge you and give you clear direction on what it takes to succeed in your role as well as provide development for other roles you may be interested in.

Required Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's degree
  • Candidates must be on the Actuarial exam track, having passed three or more Actuarial exams
  • 3+ years of experience performing qualitative and/or quantitative analysis, overseeing day-to-day management of project tasks and preparing presentations and reports for clients
  • 6+ months of experience in SAS
  • Experience with pharmacy claims data
  • Full COVID-19 vaccination is an essential requirement of this role. Candidates located in states that mandate COVID-19 booster doses must also comply with those state requirements. UnitedHealth Group will adhere to all federal, state and local regulations as well as all client requirements and will obtain necessary proof of vaccination, and boosters when applicable, prior to employment to ensure compliance

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's degree (or higher) in Actuarial Science, Mathematics, Statistics, or Economic methods
  • ASA (Associate of the Society of Actuaries)
  • 2+ years of experience working as an Actuarial Consultant
  • 2+ years of experience in preparing information for clients, contributing to reports, and presenting findings to clients
  • 2+ years of experience with Excel VBA experience
  • 2+ years of experience Pharmacy and Medical claims

To protect the health and safety of our workforce, patients and communities we serve, UnitedHealth Group and its affiliate companies require all employees to disclose COVID-19 vaccination status prior to beginning employment. In addition, some roles and locations require full COVID-19 vaccination, including boosters, as an essential job function. UnitedHealth Group adheres to all federal, state and local COVID-19 vaccination regulations as well as all client COVID-19 vaccination requirements and will obtain the necessary information from candidates prior to employment to ensure compliance. Candidates must be able to perform all essential job functions with or without reasonable accommodation. Failure to meet the vaccination requirement may result in rescission of an employment offer or termination of employment.

Careers with Optum. Here's the idea. We built an entire organization around one giant objective; make health care work better for everyone. So when it comes to how we use the world's large accumulation of health-related information, or guide health and lifestyle choices or manage pharmacy benefits for millions, our first goal is to leap beyond the status quo and uncover new ways to serve. Optum, part of the UnitedHealth Group family of businesses, brings together some of the greatest minds and most advanced ideas on where health care has to go in order to reach its fullest potential. For you, that means working on high performance teams against sophisticated challenges that matter. Optum, incredible ideas in one incredible company and a singular opportunity to do your life's best work.(sm)

Diversity creates a healthier atmosphere: UnitedHealth Group is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, protected veteran status, disability status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law.

UnitedHealth Group is a drug-free workplace. Candidates are required to pass a drug test before beginning employment.

Requisition #: 2064823


Job Information

  • Job ID: 63290502
  • Location:
    Eden Prairie, Minnesota, United States
  • Position Title: Actuarial Senior Consultant - Eden Prairie, MN
  • Company Name For Job: UnitedHealth Group
  • Job Type: Full-Time

At UnitedHealth Group, the mission is to help people live healthier lives. To achieve this goal, we are focused on building a modern, adaptable, innovative and inclusive system of health care services. Our scale and potential to improve health makes us one of the most visible stewards of America’s vast health care system. Entrusted with both important resources and responsibilities, we are involved on a daily basis in decision-making that has life-changing consequences for millions of Americans.

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