Job: Governmental Accounting Standards Board - Chairman
 Details
 Job Title:  Governmental Accounting Standards Board - Chairman
 Position Type:  Full-Time
 Compensation/Salary:  Competitive
 Job Code:  JNU3727
 Posted On:  07 Dec 2012
 Company/Agency:  Financial Accounting Foundation
 Job Category:  CFO-Finance Dir-Asst's
 Location:  Norwalk, CT 
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 Job Description
  Governmental Accounting Standards Board
Chairman
Norwalk, CT The Financial Accounting Foundation (FAF) is seeking a highly qualified individual to lead the GASB’s efforts to develop high-quality standards of accounting and financial reporting for state and local governments that result in decision-useful information for investors and other users of financial statements. The position is full-time and is based in Norwalk, Connecticut. The Chairman will serve one term of up to seven years. GASB is responsible for establishing standards of accounting and financial reporting for state and local governments that result in decision-useful information for investors and other users of financial information. This is a senior and prestigious appointment, demanding not only a high degree of technical accounting expertise but also a high level of understanding of the state and local government environment. It is expected that candidates will have experience with the national scope of state and local government finance and accounting issues at a senior level; extensive and current technical understanding of governmental accounting, with a CPA viewed as a strong asset; experience working with senior-level professionals and interacting and influencing at the Board level; and demonstrated thought leadership and intellectual engagement. Candidates must have experience presenting and speaking in front of large audiences of different constituencies, experience or strong interest in standard setting or public policy and experience managing professionals and attracting and retaining top talent.
The successful candidate will be an inspiring and pragmatic leader who will command respect and help lead organizational change in a consensus-driven organization by considering varied viewpoints, weighing the evidence presented in an impartial fashion, and reaching well-reasoned and supportable decisions in a timely fashion and by putting the broader objectives of the GASB above individual philosophies and interests. The successful candidate will also be hands-on and engaged, proactively working with colleagues by maintaining open lines of communication, influencing and shaping agendas to achieve successful outcomes. Full recruitment brochure is available at VoorheesAssociates.com. The salary for this position is highly competitive. Apply at once but not later than December 24, 2012 to Heidi Voorhees, President at www.VoorheesAssociates.com/current-positions. E-mail: HVoorhees@VAResume.com Tel: 847-580-4246.
 
 Job Contact
 Contact Name:  Heidi Voorhees  Primary Phone:  847-580-4246
 Title:  President  Fax: 
 Company/Agency:  Voorhees Associates  Email: 
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