Leadership, Ethics, and Trust

What Finance Officers Need to Know to Advance Their Careers


February 6, 2023

2 p.m.-3 p.m. ET

  • Field of Study: Personal Development
  • Credits: 1.00
  • Prerequisite: None.

Identifying the paths for career advancement as a finance officer can be a daunting task. It requires more than just complying with existing financial policies and carrying on with business as usual. The modern finance officer must have an understanding of how finance intersects with other departments making up your government's ecosystem. We have a brought together a panel of local government executive placement consultants to discuss the top skills finance officers need to advance their careers. Join us to hear from Heidi Vorhees, the president and co-owner of GovHR USA who has spent years handling executive searches and management consulting. We will also be joined by Catherine Tuck Parish from Raftelis who in addition to recruiting leaders in local government, has also facilitated governing body workshops and strategic planning sessions. Finally, Ron Holifield who founded Strategic Government Resource who specialize in recruiting, assessing, and developing collaborative leaders for local government.

Who Will Benefit: CFO/Finance Director, Controller, Accountant, Budget Manager

Learning Objectives:
  • Learn best practices and case studies from local government executive placement consultants
  • Identify the skills local governments are looking for in finance officers looking to advance their careers, or those aspiring to be a finance officer.
  • Understand the common challenges finance officers face in career advancement.

  • Member Price: $35.00
  • Non-member Price: $70.00