Finance Directors Are In Demand - Are You Ready?

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Time 11:00am
Delivery Method Webinar
Field of Study Personal Development - Non-Technical
NASBA CPE Earn 1.00 CPE Hours
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Event Description

Finance Directors are in demand creating opportunities for Assistant Finance Directors, Senior Accountants, Accountants and other finance professionals to advance their careers.  This webinar will explore the challenges and opportunities in moving to the next level -- learn from a recruiting professional who has worked with hundreds of candidates who have moved up to their next position.  You will also hear from finance professionals who have successfully made the transition to the Director position.  They will provide insights on lessons learned, how to prepare for the next step and what surprised them most about their new position.

Learning Objectives:  Participants completing this session will be able to:

1.  Learn about the technical skills and even more important, the management and leadership skills needed to make a successful transition to a Director position.  
2.  Learn what finance professionals can do now to prepare themselves for a transition to the next level either in their organization or in another organization. 
3.  Learn about resources and other methods for assisting finance professionals who are promoted but need targeted short term support.

Speakers:  Nikki Larson, CPA, CPFO, SPHR, Finance Director, Village of Glencoe, Nicholas Mostardo, Finance Director, Village of Libertyville, and Heidi J. Voorhees, Co-owner and President, GovHRUSA

Intended Audience: Finance Professionals
Delivery Method: Internet Based
Program Level: Overview
Prerequisites: No prerequisites required
Advanced Preparation: No advanced preparation required
Field of Study: Personal Development - Non-Technical
NASBA CPE: Earn About 1.0 CPE credit

Registration & Cancellation Policy


Registrations are accepted on a first-in, first registered basis. Payments by check should be mailed in advance or made at time of registration by credit card. 

Cancellation of an event registration is subject to the following policy:
• No refunds will be given for cancellations the day of the event and no shows.
• For IGFOA event registration cancellations five (5) business days or more prior to an event, refunds will be offset by a $20 cancellation fee. 
• For IGFOA event registration cancellations within five (5) business days of the training, refunds will be offset by a cancellation fee of 50% of the registration fee.
• A substitute attendee may be designated provided that the payment has been made and the IGFOA office has been notified in advance.
• A written request for a refund must be emailed to the IGFOA prior to the event.

By submitting this registration, the applicant agrees to the registration and cancellation policy above.

IGFOA reserves the right to modify the agenda and/or speakers, cancel the training due to low enrollment, or to close registration if full.   Should IGFOA cancel an event, cancellation notice will be sent to the email address provided by each registrant and prominently posted at the IGFOA website page announcing the event.

If you have questions about the cancellation and refund policy, your membership, or a complaint, please contact IGFOA at 630-942-6587. The IGFOA reserves the right to apply the non-member fee to any individual or government that has not paid dues for the current year.

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CPE SponsorsCPE Registry Illinois Government Finance Officers Association (IGFOA) is registered with the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA) as a sponsor of continuing professional education on the National Registry of CPE Sponsors. State Boards of Accountancy have final authority on the acceptance of individual courses for CPE credit. Complaints regarding registered sponsors may be submitted to the National Registry of CPE Sponsors through its website:

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