Job Description

Job Title: Actuarial Associate
Job ID: 631903
Status: Full-Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Shift: Day Job
Facility: UPMC Health Plan
Department: Actuarial
Location: 600 Grant St, Pittsburgh PA 15219


This position applies knowledge of mathematics, probability and statistics in order to identify issues, gather and analyze data on a wide variety of topics affecting the financial performance of the health plan May represent the department on corporate projects. Receives assistance from either management or senior positions when necessary.


  • Documents methods, procedures and results.
  • Preparation of State and Federal filings. Including Federal Exchange, Pennsylvania Insurance Department Filings and Medicare Bid Submissions.
  • Presents results of analyses and recommendations to management.
  • Reports to head of actuarial department or Actuarial Manager.
  • Responsible for the development of mathematical models in connection with other departments to predict the impact of proposed changes.
  • Responsible for the preparation of financial analyses in support of the following functions: Medical cost and utilization trend analysis; Forecasting; - Development of claim reserves (IBNR) - Completion factors using claim lag analysis models; - Provide analytical support for rate development and filings; - Provide ad hoc data analysis to all departments within the company. - Review of other's work product.
  • Will direct and supervise junior actuarial department personnel in the performance of duties.
  • Will own project management of projects, including deliverables and appropriate work.


  • Bachelor's degree in mathematics, statistics, actuarial science, economics or related field and three plus years of experience in actuarial work in a health insurance, managed care or related consulting business; or equivalent training, education and/or experience. 
  • Excellent problem solving and analytical skills. 
  • ASA certification 
  • Good oral and written communication skills. 
  • Strong PC skills. Data retrieval skills and relational database experience. 
  • Works independently.

Licensure, Certifications, and Clearances:
A.S.A. certification by Society of Actuaries Membership in the American Academy of Actuaries

UPMC is an equal opportunity employer. Minority/Females/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

Salary Range: $39.48 to $68.17 / hour

Union Position: No

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