Job Openings

GFOA is an equal opportunity employer.

Open Positions

Research and Consulting Center

Manager / Senior Manager / Experienced Subject Matter Expert in Local Government Finance

GFOA seeks mid-career and senior level public finance professionals with demonstrated record in financial management, budgeting, process improvement, leadership, and organizational change to join the Research and Consulting Center (RCC). RCC leads many of GFOA’s programs and services and works with local governments a variety of improvement projects including policy development, business process improvement, organizational assessments, governance, and technology procurement and implementation. Managers will lead teams, manage consulting projects and other GFOA programs, work to develop best practices and new ideas, and support the strategic direction of GFOA.


Consultant / Local Government Administration

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 on a variety of improvement projects including business process improvement, policy development, budget assessments, and technology procurement and implementation. In addition, GFOA consultants support other member programs for GFOA including research, education initiatives, and networking opportunities.


Technical Services Center

Accountants - Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting

This role is a member of a team of highly skilled professional accountants in the Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting program at GFOA, a professional association whose mission is to promote excellence in state and local government financial management. The Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting is an esteemed award recognizing local governments who go beyond the minimum requirements of generally accepted accounting principles to prepare comprehensive annual financial reports that evidence the spirit of transparency and full disclosure that is essential to establish trust in local government. This position performs technical reviews of financial reports submitted by state and local governments, applying GASB and GAAP standards with high level of proficiency.

GFOA seeks both entry level accountants and those with experience in government accounting. GFOA will provide the unique and technical training needed for the position. Candidates should have a keen interest in developing specialized expertise in accounting and financial reporting for state and local governments.

Working remotely is an option for these positions.