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  • GFOA
  • GFOA is always on the lookout for news items that will be useful for finance professionals, research that might help you do your job better, and legal and regulatory updates you need to know about. (gfoa.org)
  • State and local governments would have paid $714 billion in additional interest expenses between 2000 and 2014 without tax-exempt municipal bonds, according to a new white paper issued by GFOA and the International City/County Management Association (ICMA). (gfoa.org)
  • In this guide , the SLLC highlights not only "The Big Cases" but also cases in which the GFOA and other members of the SLLC signed an amicus brief, directing the court to consider the broad legal effects of the court's decision to state and local governments. (gfoa.org)
  • A subscription to Government Finance Review is included with GFOA membership, or subscribe at $35 a year. (gfoa.org)
  • Dedicated to the sound management of government financial resources, GFOA provides professional development training opportunities to more than 12,000 state and local finance professionals each year. (gfoa.org)
  • Developed and taught by public finance experts, GFOA offers professional training through group-live courses held across the country and Internet-based courses. (gfoa.org)
  • The GFOA further recommends that as governments consider new benefit tiers they solicit input from actuaries during the analysis, design, and implementation related to forecasting benefit costs, determining funding adequacy, and making decisions regarding employer and employee contribution rates. (gfoa.org)
  • 2001
  • For 2001-02 the GFS net operating balance for the total public sector for all Australian governments combined was $1,283 million, resulting in an increase in the total public sector's net worth. (abs.gov.au)
  • business
  • Learning and the Size of the Government Spending Multiplier ," Working Papers of Faculty of Economics and Business Administration, Ghent University, Belgium 13/851, Ghent University, Faculty of Economics and Business Administration. (repec.org)
  • BTEC National Award in Personal & Business Finance What you will study BTEC Nationals are qualifications that are designed to provide specialist. (emagister.co.uk)
  • Are you interested in the world of business and finance? (emagister.co.uk)
  • Learn about: Management Accounting, Business Finance, IT Management. (emagister.co.uk)
  • Education and Training: Bachelor's Degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in Accounting, Finance, Business Management, or a related field. (gfoa.org)
  • Requires any combination of higher-level education and/or experience equivalent to eleven (11) years in field utilizing the required knowledge, skills and abilities such as business/public administration, budget/finance administration or management/program analysis. (gfoa.org)
  • The Minorities in Government Finance Scholarship is available for award to an upper-division undergraduate or graduate student of public administration, (governmental) accounting, finance, political science, economics, or business administration (with a specific focus on government or nonprofit management). (unigo.com)
  • Federal legislation requiring payments to vendors on a timely basis was part of a management improvement effort intended to serve as an incentive for more vendors to do business with a federal government. (gfoa.org)
  • Governments want to be reliable business partners, so they can retain vendors and reduce the cost of goods and services. (gfoa.org)
  • Accountant
  • The Accountant represents the Finance Department with a commitment to reflect excellence and professionalism in contact with other departments, City Council, and citizens. (gfoa.org)
  • Australian
  • The GFS net lending for the total public sector for all Australian governments combined was $6,496 million in 2000-01. (abs.gov.au)
  • The consolidated net worth as at 30 June 2002 for all Australian governments combined was $405,628 million. (abs.gov.au)
  • The Australian system of Government Finance Statistics (GFS) , which is used to derive the statistics presented here, is designed to provide statistical information on public sector entities in Australia classified in a uniform and systematic way. (abs.gov.au)
  • roads
  • In 1999-2000, local government spent $360.6 million (m) on local roads. (abs.gov.au)
  • 7 The principal function of General Government entities is to provide non-market goods and services (e.g. roads, hospitals, libraries) primarily financed by taxes, to regulate and influence economic activity, to maintain law and order, and to redistribute income by means of transfer payments. (abs.gov.au)
  • expenditure
  • The key figures shown include Government Final Consumption Expenditure and Gross Fixed Capital Formation for general government and public corporations, seasonally adjusted for current prices and in chain volume terms. (abs.gov.au)
  • In seasonally adjusted chain volume terms, total general government final consumption expenditure increased by 2.7% in December quarter 2005. (abs.gov.au)
  • liability
  • The most significant liability of governments was Unfunded superannuation and other employee entitlements with a value of $155,031 million. (abs.gov.au)
  • Such a goal is clearly important, but its stringent liability provisions have placed unintended and potentially crippling liability on state and local governments. (gfoa.org)
  • infrastructure
  • Explaining further, BNP’s operations in Nigeria, its Special Adviser and Consultant, Aderonke Onadeko, said the organisation has come to Nigeria to find out what the infrastructure finance needs of the country is. (vanguardngr.com)
  • “We will be organising seminars of this nature regularly to pass on information to potential customers on what we do. We have found out for instance, that when the government wants to finance infrastructure projects they tend to pull it out in one year’s budget. (vanguardngr.com)
  • The infrastructure finance we are discussing is that extending up to five to seven years. (vanguardngr.com)
  • On April 12, the Dutch minister of Education, Culture and Sciences announced the funding of Netherlands Plant Eco-phenotyping Centre (NPEC) as part of the National Roadmap for Large-scale Scientific Infrastructure of the Dutch government. (wur.nl)
  • Department
  • Employee responsibilities also include assisting other finance staff, department directors, City staff, vendors, and the public as requested. (gfoa.org)
  • pension
  • As state and local governments review total compensation packages in an effort to manage future costs and ensure sustainability, many are changing the structure of their employee pension benefits. (gfoa.org)
  • One of the changes some governments have made is to limit existing pension benefits to current employees and create lower-cost pension benefit tiers for new employees. (gfoa.org)
  • regulation
  • 1 The main functions of government are the provision of non-market services, the regulation of economic and social conditions, and the redistribution of income between sections of the community. (abs.gov.au)
  • Also included are non-departmental bodies which independently perform the government functions of regulation (e.g. (abs.gov.au)
  • Revenue
  • This includes reviewing revenue and expense estimates prepared by departments, rationalizing proposed programs in terms of District priorities and existing commitments, and coordinating cross-divisional projects as it relates to budget/finance. (gfoa.org)
  • provision
  • BNP Paribas has announced plans to deepen Nigeria import sector with the provision of an improved structured finance programme for government and private sector projects in Nigeria. (vanguardngr.com)
  • It also includes agencies and government authorities under departmental administration which are engaged in the provision of public administration, defence, law enforcement, welfare, public education, and health. (abs.gov.au)
  • sectors
  • Onadeko pointed out that BNP Paribas is eager to take its financing in Nigeria beyond oil and gas that has dominated its activities in the country to other economic sectors. (vanguardngr.com)
  • position
  • This position is under the general direction of the Finance Director/Assistant Finance Director, as well as review from periodic internal or external audits. (gfoa.org)
  • Management
  • Consider how the government s total compensation package compares to those of other employers in the labor market in which it competes and how current benefits support workforce management objectives. (gfoa.org)
  • review
  • For more information on the Government Finance Review, please contact Marcy Boggs , Managing Editor. (gfoa.org)
  • 3 Governments should also review collective bargaining laws, labor contracts, and other potential restrictions such as local ordinances and plan documents before embarking on plan design changes. (gfoa.org)
  • services
  • That is achieved through advisory services as well as structuring and financing solutions using credit enhancement structures from export credit agencies (ECAs), multilateral development banks and private insurers,†he added. (vanguardngr.com)
  • 5 Total compensation that exceeds market rates creates unnecessary costs for taxpayers, compensation that falls below market rates may eventually impair the quality of services the government delivers. (gfoa.org)
  • State and local governments are dealing with increasingly complex problems that require innovative and efficient delivery of services. (gfoa.org)