County Comptroller News Releases

Posted on: January 2, 2017

Comptroller Maragos’ Office Receives Award for Excellence in Financial Reporting

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Mineola, New York - Nassau County and Comptroller George Maragos’ Office were presented with the Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting by the Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada (GFOA). This prestigious GFOA award is for exhibiting excellence in the financial reporting of Nassau County’s 2015 Comprehensive Annual Financial Report (CAFR), issued in 2016. This is the seventh consecutive year that the Comptroller’s Office under George Maragos has received this recognition.

The Certificate was presented to Nassau County Comptroller George Maragos as the individual primarily responsible for preparing the award-winning year-end financials (CAFR). According to the GFOA, 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.

“I congratulate the accounting staff of my office for their expertise and dedication, who every year meet and exceed the highest professional standards in financial reporting,” said Comptroller George Maragos. “I am proud that the GFOA continues to recognize their extraordinary efforts in providing to the residents of Nassau County an accurate and timely accounting of how their money has been spent.”

Nassau County’s Comprehensive Annual Financial Report (CAFR) includes general-purpose financial statements, as well as the independent auditor’s report prepared by RSM US LLP.

The Nassau County CAFR can be viewed at http://www.nassaucountyny.gov/DocumentCenter/View/16924

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