Summit County Fiscal Officer Kristen M. Scalise CPA, CFE is pleased to announce that the Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting has been awarded to the County of Summit by the Government Finance Officers Association (GFOA) 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 its attainment represents a significant accomplishment by a government and its management.
The certificate also recognizes Fiscal Officer Scalise with the Award of Financial Reporting Achievement for responsibly preparing the report and demonstrating a constructive spirit of full disclosure.
The CAFR is prepared annually for the purpose of reporting financial information relating to the county, such as financial statements, supporting schedules, statistical tables and narrative explanations. CAFR plays a significant role in government because it maintains transparency and accountability of public funds.
Fiscal Officer Scalise cordially invites the public to view the 2015 Comprehensive Annual Financial Report at https://fiscaloffice.summitoh.net. For those who do not have internet access, the report is available for viewing in the Fiscal Office, which is located in the Ohio Building in downtown Akron at 175 S. Main Street on the 4th floor.