Actuarial Analyst

    • New York, NY

The Actuarial Analyst will be part of a team responsible for a wide-range of actuarial analysis and activities related to all of Healthfirst's lines of business, including Medicaid, Medicare, Commercial and Long Term Care.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Build and maintain actuarial models, including forecast models
  • Compare actual monthly results to latest forecasts and budget
  • Monitor performance and emerging experience on all lines of business
  • Perform medical and pharmacy trend analysis
  • Estimating liabilities, including IBNR
  • Medicare bid development
  • Commercial rate filing
  • Respond to regulatory requests and reporting
  • Other ad-hoc analysis on all lines of business

Required Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's degree in Actuarial Science, Math, Economics, Finance or any related degree
  • Strong Excel skills, including ability to create pivot tables, v-lookups, graphs/visuals and perform troubleshooting
  • Ability to collect, analyze and summarize qualitative/quantitative data
  • Strong planning and organizational skills
  • Strategic thinker, creative, innovative, and execution focused turning ideas into measurable meaningful results
  • Ability to work on multiple projects
  • Team player, ability to work as a team with actuaries and non-actuaries to solve problems and deliver results
  • Exceptional verbal and written communication skills

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Passed 1 to 2 Actuarial Exams
  • Experience with programming/coding, preferably SAS or SQL
  • Experiencing working with large and complex datasets, including both financial and healthcare data
  • Experience with forecast/pricing and relevant methodologies, IBNR analysis, trend analysis, product and segment analysis

Compliance & Regulatory Responsibilities: N/A

License/Certification: NA

WE ARE AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER. Applicants and employees are considered for positions and are evaluated without regard to mental or physical disability, race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, genetic information, military or veteran status, sexual orientation, marital status or any other protected Federal, State/Province or Local status unrelated to the performance of the work involved.

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