City of Fairfield's Accounting Division wins award of excellence

The City of Fairfield’s Director of Finance, Emily Combs, announced today that the Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada (GFOA) has awarded the Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting to City of Fairfield for its comprehensive annual financial report for the fiscal year ended June 30, 2020. The report has been judged by an impartial panel to meet the high standards of the program, which includes demonstrating a constructive spirit of full disclosure to clearly communicate its financial story and motivate potential users and user groups to read the report.

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.

Director of Finance, Emily Combs, stated, “Despite the challenges presented during a pandemic, this important achievement speaks to the dedication of accounting staff and their commitment to protecting the public’s funds.”

AFRA Award