Part-Time Board Member/Auditor

Department/Agency of position: 
Governmental Accounting Standards Board (GASB)
Location of position: 
Norwalk, CT
The salary for this position is highly competitive
Date Posted: 
Thursday, November 8, 2018
Closing Date: 
Friday, December 7, 2018
Job Description: 

The Financial Accounting Foundation (FAF) is the independent, private-sector organization with responsibility for the oversight, administration, and finances of its standard-setting Boards, the Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB) and the Governmental Accounting Standards Board (GASB), and their Advisory Councils. The FAF is seeking a highly qualified individual with substantial experience as an auditor of local government financial statements to fill one of the seven seats on the GASB.

Commitment to the GASB’s mission. A candidate for membership on the GASB should be committed to the Board’s mission as described in its mission statement and to the hard work required to fulfill it. A candidate should understand the role of due process, the need for consensus-building in the promulgation of standards, and a commitment to the goals of the GASB’s strategic plan. The part-time GASB Board position is equivalent to one-third of a full-time position. The successful candidate must be able to commit to a meeting every six weeks typically held from Tuesday through Thursday (noon) in Norwalk, Connecticut. Significant preparation is required prior to each Board meeting. The full recruitment brochure is available at The salary for this position is highly competitive; travel expenses and accommodations for the meetings are paid for by the FAF. Candidates should apply by December 7, 2018 with resume, cover letter and contact information for five work-related references to to the attention of Heidi Voorhees, President, GovHR USA Tel: 847-380-3243.