Health & Benefits Insurance Actuary

Paychex Saint Petersburg , FL 33701

Posted 4 days ago



Leads all actuarial work efforts across the enterprise. Provides actuarial assessment, projections, and reporting to various leadership levels throughout the organization. Engages insurance carriers in performance assessments and contributes to negotiation efforts with key insurance carriers particularly in support of our PEO business.

  • Engages actuaries of our insurance carriers, consultants, and actuarial firms to assess the performance of Paychex insurance programs, establish appropriate reserve requirements, determine accurate unpaid claim liability, and recommend premium rate increase requirements of any risk-based insurance programs. This may also include assisting in rate negotiations with carriers for guaranteed cost insurance programs.

  • Collaborates with our Underwriting, Risk Management, Pricing Desk, and Finance leadership to evaluate underwriting tools, underwriting performance, carrier performance, client segment performance, loss rates by plan designs, geography, sales district, etc.

  • Compiles, analyzes, and reports on insurance programs performance to the insurance governance committee.

  • Leads creation of a substantial data analytics/health economics capability for identifying key performance drivers and action plans to continuously improve performance and competitiveness.

  • Supports actuarial efforts across the spectrum of corporate insurance programs; Paychex captives, self-funded employee health insurance, worker's compensation, etc.

  • Assists the Paychex Insurance Agency in the assessment of their performance with our primary insurance carriers and potentially supports negotiations for increased agency compensation.


  • Bachelor's Degree in Math, Finance, Accounting - Required

  • Master's Degree in Math, Actuarial Science, MBA - Preferred

  • 10+ years of experience in Actuarial Science, Statistics.

  • Professional Actuary Certification (SOA or CAS) - Preferred

  • Travel required 20% of the time.

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