The purpose of this classification is to manage revenue, bonding and all cash of the District, perform professional tasks at the managerial level to oversee the daily activities of the Treasury Department, including cash and liquidity management and financial risk management. This position performs professional work in managing direct cash investments, bonding, accounts receivable, claims, insurance risk, 457b plan and pension asset allocations, OPEB investment management, daily cash flow, employee benefit accounting, and financial planning for Clean Water Projects.
The following duties are normal for this position. The omission of specific statements of the duties does not exclude them from the classification if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment for this classification. Other duties may be required and assigned.
Plans and directs the Treasury division objectives and operations. Oversees and supervises cash and liquidity management. Oversees the management of the District’s Accounts Receivable collection effort.
Directs and manages the debt management function for the District, including identifying appropriate level of debt to fund projects, overseeing cash flow forecasting, identifying and structuring debt arrangements, and overseeing proper debt accounting.
Assists in controlling risk management activities including monitoring insurance coverage and managing insurance claims.
Oversees the accounting of employee benefits information; oversees pension calculations and program administration.
Analyzes information on activity effectiveness and efficiency, determines operating policies and approves operating procedures. Prepares or approves reports.
Develops, coordinates and reviews the Treasury division budget.
Creates comprehensive investor relations strategies and presentations.
Supervises, directs, and evaluates assigned staff of the Treasury Department, processing employee concerns and problems, directing work, counseling, disciplining, and completing employee performance appraisals.
May perform other duties as assigned.
Works under the general supervision of the Director of Finance.
Data Utilization: Requires the ability to coordinate, manage, strategize, and/or correlate data and/or information. Includes exercise of judgment in determining time, place and/or sequence of operations. Includes referencing data analyses to determine necessity for revision of organizational components.
Human Interaction: Requires the ability to function in a supervisory/managerial capacity for a group of workers. Includes the ability to make decisions on procedural and technical levels.
Equipment, Machinery, Tools, and Materials Utilization: Requires the ability to operate, maneuver and/or control the actions of equipment, machinery, tools, and/or materials used in performing essential functions.
Verbal Aptitude: Requires the ability to utilize a wide variety of reference, descriptive, advisory and/or design data and information.
Mathematical Aptitude: Requires the ability to perform addition, subtraction, multiplication and division; ability to calculate decimals and percentages; and may include ability to perform mathematical operations involving basic algebraic principles and formulas, and basic geometric principles and calculations.
Functional Reasoning: Requires the ability to apply principles of logical or synthesis functions. Ability to deal with several concrete and abstract variables, and to analyze major problems that require complex planning for interrelated activities that can span one or several work units.
Situational Reasoning: Requires the ability to exercise the judgment, decisiveness and creativity required in situations involving the direction, control and planning of an entire program or set of programs.
Physical Ability: Tasks involve the ability to exert light physical effort in sedentary to light work, but which may involve some lifting, carrying, pushing and/or pulling of objects and materials of light weight (5-10 pounds). Tasks may involve extended periods of time at a keyboard or work station.
Sensory Requirements: Some tasks require the ability to perceive and discriminate visual and/or auditory cues or signals. Some tasks require the ability to communicate orally.
Environmental Factors: Essential functions are regularly performed without exposure to adverse environmental conditions.
The Metropolitan District Commission is an Equal Opportunity Employer. In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, the Commission will provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities and encourages both prospective and current employees to discuss potential accommodations with the employer.
Bachelor’s degree in public administration, business administration, finance or related field with a minimum of seven (7) years of experience in accounting, financial management, or related area including three (3) years of supervisory and/or managerial experience; or any equivalent combination of education, training, and experience which provides the requisite knowledge, skills, and abilities for this job. Must have a valid driver’s license.
Must be a Certified Finance Professional.
Master’s Degree in Business Administration, CPA, CMA or CFA preferred.
Preferred candidates will have:
Experience in municipal finance.
CPFO (Certified Public Finance Officer) or Certified Treasury Professional (CTP) designation (preferred). The ability to perform advanced financial modeling.
The Metropolitan District (MDC) is a non-profit municipal corporation chartered by the Connecticut General Assembly in 1929 to provide potable water and sewerage services on a regional basis.
The MDC provides quality water supply, water pollution control, mapping, and household hazardous waste collection to eight member municipalities: Bloomfield, East Hartford, Hartford, Newington, Rocky Hill, West Hartford, Wethersfield and Windsor. Additionally, the MDC provides drinking water to portions of Farmington, Glastonbury, East Granby and South Windsor, known as the MDC’s non-member towns.
The mission of the MDC is to provide our customers with safe, pure drinking water, environmentally protective wastewater collection and treatment and other services that benefit the member towns.