Director of Finance/CFO

Organization: Metropolitan District Commission
Salary: Open and competitive starting salary DOQ—Salary Range is $156,000 to $219,000
Close Date: Position open until filled with first screening April 5, 2021.

Job Description:

The District was created by the Connecticut General Assembly in 1929 and operates as a special charter municipality corporation of the State of Connecticut as amended (the MDC Charter). The Metropolitan District Commission (MDC) has played a preeminent role in the Capital Region providing safe, pure drinking water and sewer services to towns in the Greater Hartford Metro Area. The member municipalities incorporated in the District are the City of Hartford, and the Towns of Bloomfield, East Hartford, Newington, Rocky Hill, West Hartford, Wethersfield, and Windsor.

Summary of Job Description
Purpose—This is a highly responsible financial executive position responsible for managing the District’s financial functions including: financial plans, controls, and reporting; management of various funds; directing budgeting, accounting, and auditing; management of treasury, cash investments, insurance and debt. Work requires thorough knowledge, skills, and ability in all phases of executive level government financial management through the supervision of three division heads. Reports to the Chief Administrative Officer, works closely with the Chief Executive Officer and a members of senior management team. Prepares financial reports and presentations for the District Board and the following committees: Audit, Personnel and Pension, and Insurance committee, Finance Board.

Qualifications for Director of Finance/Chief Financial Officer
The qualifications required would generally be acquired with a bachelor’s degree in accounting, business or public administration, supplemented by a minimum of ten years of progressively responsible government financial management experience with a minimum of four years of senior management experience. Knowledge of Government Accounting, fund accounting, GASB, bond markets, treasury, cash management, budgets, working with government boards of directors, excellent presentation skills, etc. or an equivalent of education, experience and knowledge, skills, and ability to meet the job responsibilities. Preference given to candidates with MBA, Masters Level education, and CPA and GFOA certificates.

Compensation and Application Process

Open and competitive starting salary DOQ—Salary Range is $156,000 to $219,000
Excellent employee benefits:
• Life Insurance = to salary, 13 holidays, short term disability ins., sick and vacation leave, etc.
• Health benefits for employee and family; including dental –H.S.A. employee premium =16%
• MDC Pension Retirement (employee share is 7.5% and 1% for OPEB benefits-10-year vesting)
• Optional Employee-Deferred Compensation Program

MDC is an AA/EOE employer
More information is available on website:
For a copy of Job Description, Budgets, Audits, and Financial Policies please email Ms. Frank at

If you are interested in this outstanding position and you want to be considered, please mail or email your resume and cover letter to Ms. Frank. Top candidates will be asked to complete a questionnaire. Early applicants will have more time to prepare responses. Position open until filled with first screening April 5, 2021. See websites for detailed profile about position -

Randi Frank at Randi Frank Consulting, LLC (203) 213-3722.
7700 Hoover Way, Louisville, KY 40219

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