WittKieffer is assisting Empower HealthCare Solutions (Empower) in Little Rock, Arkansas in recruiting its inaugural Senior Vice President, Chief Financial Officer (CFO). This is a unique opportunity for the CFO to work in partnership with the CEO to develop and execute the short-term and long-range financial and operational plans in alignment with the overall strategic business plan for the company. Empower is seeking a seasoned leader with a proven track record of successfully working with a diverse Board.
Empower is a Provider-led Arkansas Shared Savings Entity (PASSE) – a new model of organized care created by Act 775– to address the total health care needs of Medicaid beneficiaries who have complex behavioral health (BH) disorders or intellectual developmental disabilities (IDD). Owned by six major member organizations, Empower is an independent, Medicaid managed care plan providing health coverage and services to 18,000 members in Arkansas.
The successful candidate must have a Bachelor’s degree. While a CPA III/ACCA or Master’s Degree in finance or management is preferred, this may be substituted with seven years like experience. In addition, candidates must have an outstanding record of achievement in risk-based payment insurance plan/managed care experience. Knowledge of Medicaid and other government product lines of business is required. Seven or more years of executive level management experience is required.
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