Actuary Intern in Boston, MA at Beacon Health Options

Date Posted: 5/22/2018

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Job Description

About the Organization :

Beacon Health Options is a health improvement company that serves 50 million individuals across all 50 states and the United Kingdom. On behalf of employers, health plans and government agencies, we manage innovative programs and solutions that directly address the challenges our behavioral health care system faces today. A national leader in the fields of mental and emotional well-being, addiction, recovery and resilience, employee assistance, and wellness, Beacon Health Options helps people make the difficult life changes needed to be healthier and more productive. Partnering with a network of providers nationwide, we help individuals live their lives to the fullest potential.

About the Position:

Beacon Health Options is seeking an Actuarial Intern with strong computer and analytical skills to join our actuarial team at our office at 200 State Street Boston, MA. The Actuarial Intern will be responsible for assisting the team with the medical cost analysis, monthly evaluation of actuarial liabilities and assets and price contracts with customers that involve Beacon assuming risk for the cost of care. The Actuarial Intern will also work with the various data bases and actuarial models to advance automation, drive operating efficiencies, scalable processes, and enhanced controls. Work hours are flexible. The intern should expect to work 20-40 hours per week with the ability to work more hours per week depending on work load and school schedule.

Position Responsibilities:

  • Prepare actuarial models used to analyze medical costs and trends

  • Prepare actuarial models to evaluate the cost of care for services covered under contracts with customers.

  • Data analysis and presentation of results

Job Requirements :

Education Required:

  • Junior and above

  • STEM education, preferably Math or Actuarial Programs

  • Actuarial ExamsPassed – At least two

Education Preferred:

  • Master’s Degree Student

  • Graduation with BA above

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities :

  • Expert skills in Microsoft Excel, Access and Power Point.

  • Prefer candidates with exposure to Structured Query Language (SQL) – Microsoft SQL Server, SAS coding and VBA

  • Prefer prior work experience with actuarial, analytics or accounting background

  • Meticulously Organized

  • Exceptional attention to detail

  • Collaborative and team-oriented work philosophy

Beacon Health Strategies, LLC, a Beacon Health Options company, is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer, as well as, a Drug Free Work Environment, EOE/M/F/Veterans Disabled