Job Openings

GFOA is an equal opportunity employer.

Open Positions

Research and Consulting Center


Research Associate

GFOA seeks individuals who are both creative and analytical to extend GFOA’s research relating to local government finance. The role will combine conducting practitioner oriented research with leaders in local government with data analysis, data visualization, and program/product development.  The role will also provide creative approaches to outreach for research projects to increase visibility of GFOA’s high quality research initiatives through execution of information/advocacy campaigns and measuring effectiveness of GFOA messaging.


Process Improvement / ERP Consultant

GFOA seeks individuals with a passion for local government and desire to help organizations modernize, improve business processes, and promote financial management best practices. GFOA consultants work directly with local governments across the United States and Canada to assist with modernization efforts including process improvement, ERP procurement, and ERP implementation.


Public Finance Internship Program

GFOA seeks undergraduate or graduate students interested in a career working in local government finance. GFOA’s internship program offers practical experience working with local governments on issues such as budgeting, technology, accounting/financial reporting, treasury management, purchasing, process improvement and others.   GFOA interns will contribute to research, data analysis, communications, and project management. In addition, interns will interact with a broad network of GFOA members and practitioners representing a wide variety of governments. Past GFOA interns have gone on to work with state and local governments, non-profit organizations, consulting firms, and GFOA.