Government Finance Officers
Association of British Columbia

Spring PD Program

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!

Fall PD Program

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.

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.