County earns award for ‘Excellence in Financial Reporting’ from GFOA

Certificate being presented by Steve Emert, County Commission Chairman and Myron Iwanski, Finance Committee Chairman to Natalie Erb, Finance Department Director.
The Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting has been awarded to Anderson County by the Government Finance Officers Association for its comprehensive annual financial report.

The Certificate of Achievement is the highest form of recognition in the area of government and financial reporting.

The Anderson County annual financial report was judged by an impartial panel to meet high standards of the program, which includes demonstrating a constructive “spirit of full disclosure” to clearly communicate its financial story.

“The finance staff, led by Natalie Erb, have done an outstanding job in managing the county’s finances in a challenging year that included a change in the financial management system and several staff changes,” stated Myron Iwanski, Chairman of the Finance Committee. “Comprehensive financial policies and practices are being put in place.”

“Congratulations to Natalie Erb and her staff and the county’s financial professionals. The cooperative spirit of these professionals under the newly implemented Financial Management System has been key to this success,” according to County Commission Chairman Steve Emert.