San Luis, Arizona – The City of San Luis has been awarded the Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting by the Government Finance Officers Association (GFOA) of the United States and Canada for its Comprehensive Annual Financial Report (CAFR). 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 city government and its management.
During the Special Council Meeting, held November 26, 2019, the award of Financial Reporting Achievement was presented to the City of San Luis Finance Department as the responsible department for preparing the award-winning CAFR. This would be the sixth (6th) consecutive year the City of San Luis receives this recognition since 2013.
“This award represents the highest form of recognition in governmental accounting and financial reporting, and its attainment represents a significant accomplishment by our Finance Department, as well as the City’s leadership and management,” stated Mayor Gerardo Sanchez. “Thank you to the City of San Luis Finance Department for ensuring the city’s finances remain open and transparent,” he added.
The CAFR is judged by an impartial panel to make sure that the city meets the highest standards of the program, which includes demonstrating a constructive “spirit of full disclosure” to communicate the City of San Luis’ financial story and motivate residents to read the CAFR which is posted at https://www.sanluisaz.gov/139/Comprehensive-Annual-Financial-Reports
The GFOA is a nonprofit professional association serving more than 20,000 government finance professionals with offices in Chicago, IL, and Washington, D.C.
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