GFOA Member Community

Welcome to GFOA Member Communities

GFOA's new member communities allow you to take the public finance conversation further with members across the United States and Canada. Ask questions, offer insight to others, upload helpful documents, and more. 

Latest Discussions

  • Profile Picture

    RE: Grant Policy

    Posted in: General GFOA Forum

    Hi Holly, Would you mind forwarding me your policy also? We are in the process of creating a grants oversight analyst. Thank you so much, ------------------------------ Deborah Slesinski Budget Director Orange County Finance Department Goshen NY ...

  • Profile Picture

    RE: Job Posting Tips

    Posted in: General GFOA Forum

    I agree! I am an adjunct instructor at our local university, and I have heard this multiple times: "I didn't even know that a job in governmental accounting was an option. I thought I had to work for a firm before I could get another kind of job in accounting." ...

  • Profile Picture

    RE: Job Posting Tips

    Posted in: General GFOA Forum

    We've had a number of new positions added this calendar year, which has led to multiple internal promotions and empty positions. (We also have a deputy director and director retirement/recruitment in the works.) Therefore, it feels as though I have done ...

  • Profile Picture

    RE: Job Posting Tips

    Posted in: General GFOA Forum

    We do testing as well – Intermediate Excel and Intermediate Accounting. Reid H. Lanham, CPFO Accounting Manager, City of Lynchburg 900 Church St. Lynchburg, VA 24504 434.455.4231 desk www.lynchburgva.gov

  • Profile Picture

    RE: Job Posting Tips

    Posted in: General GFOA Forum

    We do give our candidates a technical exercise, generally between 45-90 minutes long depending on the level of the position. We have found them to be an easy way to review candidates' technical knowledge in Excel, accounting, policy reading, etc. ------------------------------ ...

Latest GFOA Podcast

Most Active Members

Navigating Communities

Joining Communities

Viewing Your Profile