Job Description

  • Job Title: Chief Financial Officer
  • Status: Exempt
  • Reports To: General Manager and CEO
  • Supervises: Finance, Accounting
  • Pay Grade/Code: OFC-Officer
  • Salary Range: $185,553 - $252,770
  • Approved By: General Manager and CEO
  • Approval and Revision Date: February 2021
  • Department: Executive Office
  • Division: Finance
  • Location: Blake Street
  • Benefits: Employee Benefits 
  • Job Description: Chief Financial Officer 

Application Requirements

Submit the following items by 5 p.m. MST, March 12, 2021.

  • Cover Letter
  • Resume

How To Apply

​Submit all items to the following email:

[email protected]


A bachelor’s degree in business administration, public administration, finance, accounting, or a closely related field from an accredited college or university is required, as well as at least ten years of executive management experience in accounting, treasury or finance. Transit experience and a high level of understanding related to the Colorado Tax Payers Bill of Rights (TABOR) or similar legislation is preferred. A master’s degree and CPA certification are preferred and professional experience in lieu of an advanced degree may be considered.

Description of Work

The Chief Financial Officer (CFO) provides strategic leadership for RTD’s financial activities including financial planning, budgeting, forecasting, and accounting functions as well as its relationship with lending institutions, payers, and vendors. The CFO works as a key member of the senior leadership team to oversee, direct, evaluate, and transform all financial processes, procedures, and operations. The successful candidate will be responsible for assessing the agency’s financial activities and working with leadership to implement policies and procedures to improve financial processes to maximize efficiency and reduce waste.

RTD is an equal employment opportunity employer and a Drug-Free Workplace

RTD is an equal employment opportunity employer.  RTD is a Drug-Free Workplace.

The Immigration Reform and Control Act requires that verification of employment eligibility be documented for all new employees by the end of the third day of work.
The Regional Transportation District complies with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), to provide reasonable accommodations for persons with disabilities.
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