Yulee, FL – October 27, 2016 - Nassau County Clerk of Court & Comptroller, John A. Crawford, has been awarded a Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting by the Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada (GFOA) for its Comprehensive Annual Financial Report (CAFR) for the fiscal year ended September 30, 2015. The CAFR is a 149-page document outlining all county fund balances, financial statements, net assets, and more. Once again, Crawford praised the professionalism and dedication of his Finance staff in preparing the report.
The GFOA is a nonprofit professional association serving approximately 17,500 government finance professionals with offices in Chicago, IL and Washington, D.C., providing independent analysis of public accounting practices and financial reporting. As the independently elected Chief Financial Officer of the County, the Clerk’s & Comptroller’s office provides a check and balance as the accountant, treasurer, auditor and custodian of all county funds.