(Forsyth County, GA) The Forsyth County government has been recognized for its high-quality financial reporting for the 21st year in a row.
The 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 award recognizes excellence for the county’s annual comprehensive financial report for 2021, the county has consecutively earned this award for over two decades.
“It is an honor to be a part of a county recognized for these achievements for numerous consecutive years," said Forsyth County Chief Financial Officer Marc Turk. "The recognition signifies the hard work and determination of our Finance Department personnel."
The financial report was judged by a panel for meeting the GFOA standards of demonstrating a “spirit of full disclosure” in clearly communicating its financial story and encouraging individuals or groups to read it.
The county’s 2023 budget report was also overviewed by the GFOA and determined to meet nationally recognized guidelines for effective budget presentation.
The county also earned the GFOA Distinguished Budget Presentation Award for the 11th year in a row for the 2023 fiscal year.
The GFOA is a non-profit professional association with over 22,500 members advancing excellence in government finance by providing practical research, resources, best practices and professional development to its members and their communities.
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