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Position: Director of Finance/Chief Financial Officer
Close Date:4/5/2021


Hartford, CT

Director of Finance/Chief Financial Officer Position Available

Open and competitive starting salary DOQ—Salary Range is $156,000 to $219,000


Description of MDC

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: https://themdc.org/

For a copy of Job Description, Budgets, Audits, and Financial Policies please email Ms. Frank at  randi@randifrank.com


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 attached detailed profile about position. randi@randifrank.com 203-213-3722





Ms. Randi Frank

Randi Frank Consulting, LLC





We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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