Multi-state behavioral health platform – Independent Non-Executive Director
Type: Part Time
commensurate with experience
Telecommuting is allowed.
A private equity-backed multi-state behavioral health platform is searching for candidates for its Board of Directors. The position description is as follows:
The Company is a fast-growing mission-driven provider of in-home, community-based and school-based mental and behavioral healthcare, predominantly serving adolescents and young adults.
The Company specializes in delivering an innovative, outcomes-based continuum of care, including conduct disorder, family counseling, autism services, and medication management and is primarily reimbursed by Medicaid-funded payors.
The Company currently provides services in Tennessee, Virginia, Georgia, Alabama, North Carolina, Florida and Mississippi and has 1700+ employees. The Company is looking for an individual with deep financial experience to serve as a Financial Expert Independent Non- Executive Director on the Board of Directors.
The Company is a portfolio company of a NY-based minority-owned private equity firm with approximately $3 billion of AUM.
The incoming Independent Non-Executive Director will act independently to ensure that the interests of shareholders are protected in relation to regulatory and financial reporting and internal controls
The incoming Director will also chair the Audit Committee. The principal activities of the Audit Committee are to assist the Board’s oversight of (i) the integrity of the Company’s consolidated financial statements, (ii) the Company’s process for monitoring compliance with legal and regulatory requirements, (iii) the qualifications, independence and performance of the Company’s independent registered public accounting firm, (iv) the performance of the Company’s internal audit function, and (v) the Company’s system of internal controls.
The Chair of the Audit Committee will be responsible for the management, development and effective performance of the Audit Committee in all aspects of its work.
The Chair of the Audit Committee will also create and manage effective working relationships amongst the other Committee members, the financial and senior management of the Company, and the Company’s independent registered public accounting firm and external auditors, and the Company’s internal audit function and provide independent oversight and constructive challenge where appropriate.
The incoming Director will also contribute to the Board agenda, including supporting the business strategy, ensuring appropriate risk management and use of resources and monitoring performance.
The successful candidate will bring strong and in-depth financial oversight experience. This experience could have been gained in a CFO role or a senior financial leadership role in a commercial organization, in public accounting or as a non-executive director on the audit committees of other boards.
Candidates will be able to demonstrate a commercial mindset and ability to contribute to the Board discussions beyond the technical requirements of the Audit Committee Chair role.
Prior experience in healthcare services is preferred but not required. Attractive healthcare services backgrounds may include behavioral health, home health, hospice, dialysis, ambulatory surgery, outpatient rehabilitation, or other relevant multi-state, multi-site, dispersed healthcare service businesses.