City of SeaTac wins distinguished accounting honor again for twentieth year
Recognition highest honor in governmental accounting and financial reporting
The Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting has been awarded to the City of SeaTac for its comprehensive annual financial report (CAFR).
The award was given by the Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada (GFOA) for the fiscal year ended December 31, 2011. This award is the highest honor possible in the area of governmental accounting and reporting.
“Receiving this distinct recognition so many times over the past two decades is truly an honor and testament to the incredible team we have here at the city,” said Todd Cutts, city manager for the City of SeaTac. “We have consistently exceeded national guidelines for serving our community, and we are very fortunate to receive this recognition from such a prestigious group.”
Aaron Antin, the City’s Finance Director, specifically cited Brenda J. Rolph, Assistant Finance Director, as the individual most responsible for the achievement.
The GFOA is a non-profit association with offices in Chicago and Washington, D.C. serving approximately 17,500 government finance professionals. Award recipients have pioneered efforts to improve the quality of financial reporting and provide an excellent example for other governments throughout North America.