Government Finance Officers
Association of British Columbia

Asset Retirement Obligations Workshop Series
March 2018, the Public Sector Accounting Board approved the final Handbook Section PS 3280, Asset Retirement Obligations. This series of workshops will serve as a forum for members to work together to address this new standard.

Spring PD
It's Tax Time! We are committed to meeting the professional development needs of our members whether they are experienced finance professionals or they are beginning their careers. Spring PD will help new and not-so-new finance professionals get ready for property tax collection!

Boot Camp
This camp is designed for finance professionals from both regional districts and municipalities who are new to local government, are working in local government finance departments and want to move to the level of chief financial officer, or are in the CFO role and want a better grounding in the requirements and responsibilities of the position.

Fall PD
Every November we are pleased to bring you two full days of professional development programming. Workshops take a best practice approach providing opportunity for attendees to network and share their experience on a variety of topics relevant to local government finance professionals.

Local Government Accounting & Auditing Workshop
Every other year, GFOABC partners with CPABC for the biennial Local Government Accounting and Auditing Workshop. This workshop includes techincal accounting presentations on new and changing public sector accounting standards relevant to local government.