Chair

Department/Agency of position: 
Governmental Accounting Standards Board (GASB)
Location of position: 
Norwalk, CT
Wage/Salary: 
Highly Competitive
Date Posted: 
Monday, April 8, 2019
Closing Date: 
Wednesday, May 8, 2019
Job Description: 

The Board of Trustees of the Financial Accounting Foundation is seeking a Chair for the Governmental Accounting Standards Board (GASB). This full-time opportunity will provide an individual with an appreciation for the Board's important mission to lead with inspiration, command respect and help create change in a consensus-driven organization.

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.

Through its standard-setting boards, the organization establishes and improves financial accounting and reporting standards—known as Generally Accepted Accounting Principles, or GAAP—for public and private companies, not-for-profit organizations, and state and local governments in the United States. The FAF Board of Trustees selects and appoints the members of the FASB and the GASB and protects the independence and integrity of the standard-setting process. The FAF, FASB, and GASB are located in Norwalk, Connecticut.

The GASB Chair is the only full-time GASB member. Qualified candidates are encouraged to indicate interest as soon as possible by contacting the recruiter, Heidi Voorhees, President of GovHRUSA at HVoorhees@govhrusa.com . Application materials, including resume, cover letter and contact information for five references should be submitted no later than June 1, 2019 to www.GovHRjobs.com. Tel. 847-380-3240