Posted: Wednesday, June 26, 2013

Greenville County Schools Finance Department Earns Achievement Award for Financial Reporting

The Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting has been awarded to Greenville County Schools by the Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada (GFOA) for its comprehensive annual financial report (CAFR). This is the 26th consecutive year GCS has earned the recognition.

The Certificate of Achievement is the highest form of recognition in the area of governmental accounting and financial reporting, and its attainment represents a significant accomplishment by a government and its management.

An Award of Financial Reporting Achievement has been awarded to the Finance Department of Greenville County Schools by the government as primarily responsible for preparing the award-winning CAFR.  The CAFR has been judged by an impartial panel to meet the high standards of the program including demonstrating a constructive “spirit of full disclosure” to clearly communicate its financial story and motivate potential users and user groups to read the CAFR.

The GFOA is a nonprofit professional association serving approximately 17,500 government financial professionals.

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