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Posted on: January 29, 2020

Chester County Earns National Award for Excellence in Financial Reporting

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The Chester County Controller’s Office received notification this week of an award bestowed upon them by the Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada (GFOA).  A Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting was presented to County Controller Margaret Reif and her staff for the 2018 Comprehensive Annual Financial Report (CAFR).  A copy of the CAFR can be found on Chester County’s website at chesco.org/controller.

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

The award for 2018 CAFR marks the 38th consecutive year that Chester County has earned the GFOA accolade.  Most recent data ranks the county as one of the top in Pennsylvania to receive the award, and one of less than 60 counties (out of more than 3,000 nationwide) recognized for 38 years or more.

County Controller Margaret Reif said, “Chester County’s CAFR document is judged by an independent panel on many merits, including demonstration of a clear communication of our financial story. We work very hard every year to produce a professional CAFR report and the GFOA award validates the dedication and efforts of the staff in the Controller’s Office. I thank them for their service to county residents.”

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