Government Finance Officers Association (GFOA)

GFOA’s 118th Annual Conference

June 9 – 12, 2024

Orange County Convention Center
9800 International Drive
Orlando, FL 32819

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About The GFOA Annual Conference

The Government Finance Officers Association (GFOA) is hosting its 118th Annual Conference in Orlando from June 9 to 12, 2024. This premier event at the Orange County Convention Center offers government finance professionals an invaluable opportunity to engage with peers, delve into critical issues, and enhance their skills.

  • CPE-Accredited Sessions: Attendees can benefit from over 70 CPE-accredited sessions addressing current challenges in government finance.
  • Preconference Seminars: Early registrants can participate in in-depth preconference seminars covering key public finance topics.
  • Leadership Workshops: Engage in leadership workshops to gain valuable insights and practical skills.
  • Keynote Speakers: Gain inspiration from renowned keynote speakers scheduled throughout the conference.
  • Networking Opportunities: Connect with industry professionals, vendors, and exhibitors to explore solutions and innovations.
  • Closing Event at Universal Studios Florida: The exclusive Closing Event promises entertainment, refreshments, and networking opportunities for attendees and guests.
  • 5k Fun Run and Walk: Join the charitable run/walk sponsored by Stifel, benefiting Zebra Youth in Orlando.
  • Exhibit Hall: Explore a range of vendors offering tools and solutions to address professional challenges.
  • Orlando Exploration: Take advantage of Orlando’s attractions, dining options, and discounts for conference participants.

Who Should Attend

Attendees, including public finance officers, leaders in the field, and finance students, can anticipate valuable networking opportunities, leadership workshops, and insightful sessions covering critical issues in government finance.

Among the distinguished participants, Tidal Basin stands out as a key presence, offering its expertise in disaster recovery and grant management services. Tidal Basin’s involvement underscores its commitment to supporting government entities through financial challenges and strategic decision-making, aligning seamlessly with the conference’s focus on innovation and best practices in public finance.

Meet our team

William “Bill” Slater

Chief Operating Officer, Consulting Services

Laura deLoach

Vice President, Resource Management

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The Accountant role provides essential support in financial reporting, project accounting, and treasury functions within the company.

Responsibilities include assisting with annual financial audits to ensure compliance, preparing general and recurring journal entries, handling bank reconciliations, cash management, and subcontractor reconciliations. The position also involves managing month-end tasks promptly, supporting prepaid expense and fixed asset accounting, collaborating on intercompany reconciliations, and addressing special projects as requested, such as project accounting tasks and ad-hoc reports. Additionally, the Accountant is expected to complete all mandatory compliance training annually.

This position requires a detail-oriented individual with a deep understanding of financial principles and regulations. The ideal candidate will possess strong analytical skills, the ability to work effectively in teams, and a commitment to precision in financial reporting. We encourage you to apply if you are proactive, organized, and eager to contribute to a dynamic finance team.

Apply now for the opportunity to join our team of professionals today.

Project Manager – Public Assistance

Tidal Basin continues to grow its team of experienced Emergency Management consultants with an opportunity for a Public Assistance Program Project Manager. The ideal candidate will be a dynamic team leader with a solid understanding of comprehensive emergency management activities, including disaster recovery, capable of managing multiple tasks with demanding deadlines. This person will bring extensive project management experience for federal, state, and/or local emergency management contracts. Candidates must demonstrate a successful history of designing, planning, and managing full lifecycle projects.

The Public Assistance Project Manager must possess in-depth knowledge of disaster recovery and FEMA Public Assistance. Remote work may be considered for candidates who live more than 50 miles from one of our corporate office locations.  However, candidates should also be prepared to report onsite to a designated corporate office location if their home residence is within approximately 50 miles. The ability to travel to client locations and deploy for extended periods of time is a requirement for this position. 

Apply now for the opportunity to join our team of professionals today.

For those interested in opportunities at Tidal Basin Group, reach out to [email protected] for posted and unlisted positions. Our recruitment team is dedicated to matching talent with the right roles efficiently and professionally.

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