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UnitedHealth Group Actuarial Analyst - Telecommute with restrictions, Eden Prairie, MN in Eden Prairie, Minnesota

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's improving the lives of millions. Here, innovation isn't about another gadget, it's about making health care data available wherever and whenever people need it, safely and reliably. There's no room for error. Join us and start doing your life's best work.(sm)

You know how to get ahead. Every day, you push a little farther. You ask a little more of yourself and those around you. So, do we. That's how UnitedHealth Group has grown to be a leader in pricing strategies, product quality and every other aspect of health services performance. Work here and you'll be surrounded by an elite team of professionals who are helping to create historic results and an exceptional future while they help you advance your knowledge and skills. You'll work with innovative tools and the largest database of health care information in the world. You'll have every opportunity to advance along our accelerated actuarial development path as we support your continuing post-graduate education and certification. If you're out to do more, join us and help us build a better health care system.

You’ll enjoy the flexibility to telecommute* from anywhere within the U.S., preferably in Eden Prairie, MN as you take on some tough challenges.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Compile revenue and statistical data for a variety of projects such as producing monthly variance analysis reports, revenue forecasting, identifying medical trends and performing premium and membership trend analysis

  • Perform expense cost projections and unpaid claim reserve cost estimates

  • Compile various financial reports

Are you ready to use your creativity to problem solve? You will be challenged with ensuring data makes sense and knowing when to dig deeper. You will be tasked with communicating the results of your work in a meaningful way to a broader audience.

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 or equivalent experience

  • 2+ years of experience working in a corporate environment including experience collecting, analyzing, and summarizing qualitative /quantitative data

  • Completion of at least 2 Actuarial exams

  • Expertise in MS Excel working with formulas, calculations, charts, graphs

  • Ability to quickly learn and use computer software tools effectively

  • Ability to work a hybrid work model; 3 days in the office, 2 days from home

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience working in finance or the health care industry

  • Experience in coding (SQL, SAS and/or VBA)

UnitedHealth Group requires all new hires and employees to report their COVID-19 vaccination status.

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)

*All Telecommuters will be required to adhere to UnitedHealth Group’s Telecommuter Policy.

Colorado Residents Only: The salary range for Colorado residents is $64,800 to $116,000. Pay is based on several factors including but not limited to education, work experience, certifications, etc. In addition to your salary, UnitedHealth Group offers benefits such as, a comprehensive benefits package, incentive and recognition programs, equity stock purchase and 401k contribution (all benefits are subject to eligibility requirements). No matter where or when you begin a career with UnitedHealth Group, you’ll find a far-reaching choice of benefits and incentives.

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.

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