Awards and Achievements

The Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting has been awarded to Johnston County by the Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada (FGOA) for its comprehensive annual financial report (CAFR). The Certificate of Achievement is the highest form of recognition in the area of governmental accounting and financial reporting, and it attainment represents a significant accomplishment by a government and its management.

An Award of Financial Reporting Achievement has been awarded to the individual(s), department of agency designated by the government as primarily responsible for preparing the award-winning CAFR. This has been presented to:


Finance Department, Johnston County


The CAFR has been judged by an impartial panel to meet the high standards of the program including demonstrating a constructive "spirit of full disclosure" to clearly communicate its financial story and motivate potential users and user groups to read the CAFR.

The GFOA is a nonprofit professional association serving approximately 17,500 government finance professionals with offices in Chicago, IL, and Washington D.C.

October 2015

The Johnston County Finance Department has been recognized for their work.

Finance Director Chad McLamb said the department received a Certificate of Achievement in Financial Reporting by the Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada (GFOA) for its comprehensive annual financial report. The Certificate of Achievement is the highest form of recognition in the area of governmental accounting and financial reporting, and represents a significant accomplishment, McLamb to the County Board of Commissioner on Monday.

The GFOA is a nonprofit professional association serving about 17,500 government finance professionals.

Johnston County Finance has received this award:

1993-1994

2010-2017

financial award