Syracuse earns award for financial report

May 3 2012 - 2:05pm

SYRACUSE -- The Government Finance Officers Association of The United States and Canada has awarded the city its certificate of achievement for excellence in financial reporting for the second straight year.

The award is considered the highest form of recognition in the area of governmental accounting and financial reporting.

The award is specific to the fiscal year ending June 30, 2011

Stephen Marshall, city finance director, said he intends to work to receive the award for the city each year.

The GFOA is a nonprofit association serving approximately 16,000 government finance professionals with offices in Chicago and Washington, D.C.

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