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Intermountain Healthcare Senior Actuarial Associate (Remote) in Topeka, Kansas

Job Description:

The Actuarial Associate role provides actuarial and underwriting expertise and contributes to the organization's financial soundness. Applies actuarial and underwriting principles to the design and financial management of health care benefit programs and financing systems.

While this position supports the Intermountain Nevada and Castell teams, this position can be performed remotely. Intermountain Healthcare maintains employment registration in UT, ID, NV, CO, KS, MT, and WY. Other locations may be considered. Currently, we are not hiring remote workers in the following states: CA, HI, NJ, NY, WA.

This position will require occasional travel to Las Vegas and Salt Lake City. (estimated less than 10%).

This position interacts with the Finance teams at Castell and Intermountain Nevada, finance and accounting managers for Castell and Intermountain Nevada, consulting actuaries, internal and external auditors, financial personnel and attorneys, as well as staff in the various areas of the business. This position reports to the Actuarial Manager- Castell/Nevada . This position:

  1. Provides direction and oversight of product design and rating structures for new and existing products and all associated internal / external systems and state filing requirements.

  2. Coordinates and develops all required rate and compliance certifications, and ensures a cooperative and effective relationship with Insurance Departments of State governments.

  3. Provides direction and oversight for the development and maintenance of analysis, forecasting, and reporting of claims experience and trends, both in aggregate and various components.

  4. Analyzes and develops financial statement reserves and other liabilities including IBNR, contingent settlements, incentive and risk-share payments, reinsurance claims and other third-party claims and liabilities, etc.

  5. Provides input and support for internal and external audits and reporting.

  6. Provides direction and oversight of development and maintenance of analysis, forecasting, and reporting of budget projection inputs, both in aggregate and various components.

  7. Analyzes, develops and maintains administrative expense models.

  8. Provides direction and oversight of development, analysis, and reporting of facility, physician, and other provider reimbursement structures. Models and services utilization information.

  9. Designs, develops, and maintains data extracts and complex queries and on-line data analysis and reporting tools.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in math, statistics, computer science, economics or finance obtained through an accredited institution. Education is verified.

  • ASA and eight years of relevant actuarial experience or FSA and five years of relevant actuarial experience.

  • Intermediate skills with word processing, spreadsheets, databases, and analytic software (e.g. SQL, SAS, etc.). ​

Preferred Qualifications

  • Actuary experience within a Medicare Advantage plan either employed by a health plan or a medical group that is delegated by a health plan to manage the MA population.

  • Experience settingfinancial statement reserves including IBNR and other actuarial liabilities.

  • Experience with actuarial population health, value based care (VBC), and/or ACO models/benchmarks.

  • Consulting experience

  • Supervisory/managerial experience.


Physical Requirements:

Interact with others requiring employee to verbally communicate as well as hear and understand spoken information.

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Operate computers, telephones, office equipment, and manipulate paper requiring the ability to move fingers and hands.

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See and read computer monitors and documents.

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Remain sitting or standing for long periods of time to perform work on a computer, telephone, or other equipment.


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The hourly range for this position is listed below. Actual hourly rate dependent upon experience.

$47.69 - $75.06

We care about your well-being – mind, body, and spirit – which is why we provide our caregivers a generous benefits package that covers a wide range of programs to foster a sustainable culture of wellness that encompasses living healthy, happy, secure, connected, and engaged. Learn more about our comprehensive benefits package (https://intermountainhealthcare.org/careers/working-for-intermountain/employee-benefits/) and our commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion (https://intermountainhealthcare.org/careers/working-for-intermountain/diversity/) .

Intermountain Healthcare is a Utah-based, not-for-profit system of 33 hospitals (includes "virtual" hospital), a Medical Group with more than 3,800 physicians and advanced practice clinicians at about 385 clinics, a health plans division called SelectHealth, and other health services. Helping people live the healthiest lives possible, Intermountain is widely recognized as a leader in clinical quality improvement and efficient healthcare delivery.

Join our world-class team and embark on a career filled with opportunities, strength, innovation, and fulfillment.

To find out more about us, head to our career site here (https://intermountainhealthcare.org/careers/?utm_source=Workday&utm_medium=Redirect&utm_campaign=CareerHome_workday) .

Intermountain Healthcare strives to make the application process accessible to all users. If you would like to contact us regarding the accessibility of our website or need assistance completing the application process, please contact 1-800-843-7820 or email recruitment@imail.org . This contact information is for accommodation requests only and cannot be used to inquire about the status of applications.

Intermountain Healthcare is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

We intentionally work toward an Intermountain Healthcare that reflects our diverse communities and provides culturally competent care, health equity, and a sense of belonging amongst all our caregivers (employees). This is an important part of fulfilling our mission to help people live the healthiest lives possible. The three pillars of our work are talent experience with Intermountain (application, internship, development, etc.), community benefit, and care delivery.

Learn more about diversity at Intermountain, here. (https://intermountainhealthcare.org/careers/working-for-intermountain/diversity/)

Introduce yourself to our Talent Acquisition team and we will get in touch if there is a role that seems like a good match.

Intermountain Healthcare’s PEAK program supports caregivers in the pursuit of their education goals and career aspirations by providing up-front tuition coverage paid directly to the academic institution. The program offers 100+ learning options to choose from, including undergraduate studies, high school diplomas, and professional skills and certificates. Caregivers are eligible to participate in PEAK on day 1 of employment. Learn more. (https://intermountainhealthcare.org/careers/working-for-intermountain/employee-benefits/peak-program/)

The primary intent of this job description is to set a fair and equitable rate of pay for this classification. Only those key duties necessary for proper job evaluation and/or labor market analysis have been included. Other duties may be assigned by the supervisor.

All positions subject to close without notice. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, disability or protected veteran status. Women, minorities, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply.

Thanks for your interest in continuing your career with our team!