Halifax County Department of Finance Recognized for Excellence | Local news

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HALIFAX – The Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada awarded the Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting to Halifax County for its comprehensive annual financial report for the fiscal year ended June 30.

According to a press release, the report was judged by an impartial panel to meet the high standards of the program, which includes demonstrating a constructive “spirit of full disclosure” to clearly communicate its financial story and motivate potential users and customers. user groups to read. The report.

The Certificate of Achievement, which Halifax County has received for 22 consecutive years, is the highest form of recognition in government accounting and financial reporting, and its achievement represents a significant achievement for a government and its direction.

“Our department is thrilled with this recognition for Halifax County,” said Mary Duncan, Director of Finance. “This achievement is the result of a lot of teamwork. Our department continually strives for excellence and transparency.

“The finance department always produces exceptional work, but it’s nice to see it recognized nationally,” said Dia Denton, acting county manager. “I am proud of Ms. Duncan and her staff for standing at such a high standard in their handling of the County’s finances. Twenty-two consecutive awards are quite a feat.

GFOA advances excellence in public finance by providing best practices, professional development, resources and practical research to more than 21,000 members and the communities they serve.

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