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Chief Financial Officer

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Employment type: Regular
Location: Des Moines, Iowa
Categories: Underwriting, Finance/Accounting, Leadership, Actuarial

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Nebraska (BCBSNE) is more than just an insurance company with a solid foundation; our sights are set on reinventing what health care can and should be. As the industry rapidly evolves and we seek ways to optimize business processes and customer experiences, there’s no greater time for forward-thinking professionals like you to join us.

Our employees champion change and are inspired to transform the communities we serve every day. As a member of “the Blues Crew,” you’ll find purpose, opportunities and the support you need to build a meaningful career. Learn more about our culture and what makes BCBSNE such an exceptional place to work by visiting

The Chief Financial Officer position serves as a key member of the executive leadership team (ELT) and has responsibility for all fiscal functions of the corporation as well as actuarial and underwriting functions. This position will work closely with the ELT and Board in establishing financial strategic objectives as well as operating policies and procedures to ensure attainment of organizational objectives.

Relocation assistance to Omaha is available for the selected candidate.  


What you'll do:

  • Develops the organization's short- and long-term strategies and evaluates past financial performance.
  • Establishes and maintains operating budgets and regularly reports on actual or forecasted revenues, profits, or losses.
  • Manages the organization's cash flow and oversees investment activity.
  • Establishes, implements, and maintains the financial plans and policies of the organization, including fiscal controls, preparation and interpretation of financial reports, and safeguarding of the organization's assets.
  • Establishes and maintains good corporate relations with the investment and banking communities.
  • Assists in long-range planning and advises the board and fellow management on financial affairs.
  • Oversee the finance, accounting, actuarial, and underwriting divisions.
  • Effectively represent and lead the Company internally and externally including supporting fellow executive leaders in driving forward the mission and vision for the company.
  • Remain aware of new regulations, participate in educational opportunities, read professional publications, maintain personal networks, and participate in professional organizations.
  • Develops organization prospects by studying economic trends and revenue opportunities; projecting acquisition and expansion prospects; analyzing organization operations; identifying opportunities for improvement, cost reduction, and systems enhancement; and accumulating capital to fund expansion.


To be considered for this position, you must have:

  • Bachelor's or advanced degree in business, accounting, finance or similar field
  • 15 years of experience in a similar role.
  • Previous experience as a senior-level leader.
  • Proficiency with accounting software and Microsoft office.


The strongest candidates for this position will also possess:

  • Experience in the insurance industry and underwriting/actuarial functions.
  • Certified Public Accountant (CPA) 


We strongly believe that diversity of experience, perspective and background will lead to a better workplace for our employees and a better product for our customers and members.

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Nebraska is an Equal Opportunity /Affirmative Action Employer - Minorities/Females/Disabled/Veterans



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