County receives Government Offices Association certificate of achievement award

Published 7:48 am Friday, May 24, 2019

The Stanly County Finance Department received the Government Finance Officers Association (GFOA) certificate of achievement award this week for its financial reporting associated with its annual financial report.

The award represents the highest form of recognition in the area of governmental accounting and financial reporting. 

“The Certificate of Excellence demonstrates Stanly County’s commitment to the highest standards of financial reporting, integrity and transparency,” County Manager Andy Lucas said. “Our finance staff works extremely hard to ensure Stanly County develops an annual financial reporting tool that enables various users and our citizens to clearly understand the county’s financial position.”

GFOA is a nonprofit professional association serving approximately 20,000 government finance agencies in the United States and Canada.