Finance Department earns award for excellence in financial reporting
The Bloomingdale Park District announced today that its
finance department’s comprehensive annual financial report was awarded the
Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting by the
Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada (GFOA).
This is the sixth straight year the Park District has earned the distinction.
“This is a great honor for the Park District, as it confirms
the responsible and accountable reporting of our finances,” said Bloomingdale
Park District Executive Director Carrie Fullerton. “Congratulations are in
order for Finance Director June Fergus and our auditors, Lauterbach & Amen,
LLP, who worked together on the comprehensive annual financial report and
achieved this prestigious award.”
A press release issued by the GFOA stated, “the Certificate
of Achievement is the highest form of recognition in the area of governmental
accounting and financial reporting, and its attainment represents a significant
accomplishment by a government and its management.”
The Park District’s comprehensive annual financial report
was judged by an impartial panel to “meet the high standards of the program
including demonstrating a constructive ‘spirit of full disclosure’ to clearly
communicate its financial story and motivate potential users and user groups to
The GFOA is a nonprofit professional association serving
approximately 17,500 government finance professionals with offices in Chicago
and Washington, D.C.
Posted March 2, 2017 at 7:58 AM