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Johns Creek receives Distinguished Finance Award for 10th consecutive year

April 12, 2022

GFOA AwardThe Government Finance Officers Association (GFOA) has awarded the City of Johns Creek the GFOA’s Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting in for its 2020 Annual Comprehensive Financial Report (ACFR).
 
The award, which the City has received for 10 consecutive years, represents a significant achievement by Johns Creek. The GFOA Certificate is the highest form of recognition in governmental accounting and financial reporting, and its attainment represents a significant accomplishment by the city and its management.

Governments that participate in the Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting Program are asked to submit detailed reports within six months of the end of the fiscal year. The GFOA's review process typically requires an additional four to six months. Therefore, the 2020 program results are for annual comprehensive reports for fiscal years that ended during calendar year 2019. 

Reports submitted to the ACFR program are reviewed by selected members of the GFOA professional staff and the GFOA Special Review Committee (SRC), comprised of individuals with expertise in public sector financial reporting, including financial statement preparers, independent auditors, academics, and other finance professionals.