“I commended our financial team for the effort put forth in receiving the Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting. It’s a clear display of our hard work and smart government practice."
Easton, PA (PRWEB) December 04, 2014
Northampton County was recently awarded the Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting by the Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada (GFOA).
The Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting is the highest form of recognition in governmental accounting and financial reporting. This accomplishment signifies outstanding achievement from Northampton County and its management.
Northampton County received this award on behalf of the submitted comprehensive annual financial report (CAFR). The county’s CAFR was evaluated against credentials that met high standards of the program. This included constructing a full disclosed report that to clearly communicate its financials and to motivate users to read the CAFR.
This is the County’s 34th consecutive year receiving this award. Twelve out of the 64 counties in Pennsylvania receive this award.
“I commended our financial team for the effort put forth in receiving the Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting,” said John Brown, Northampton County Executive. “It’s a clear display of our hard work and smart government practices.”
About Northampton County, PA:
Northampton County is a $1 billion economic engine in the Lehigh Valley. It is a county that cares for the lives of more than 297,000 constituents, and, as a service-provider, serves thousands of people per day. Northampton County also ranks as one the top 10 employers in the area, providing opportunities for its residents to thrive and succeed in the community in which they live.