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PCC Receives Highest Honor for Annual Financial Report

July 16, 2019

Tucson, AZ ­– For the 27th consecutive year, the Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting has been awarded to Pima Community College by theGovernment Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada (GFOA) for the College’s fiscal year 2018 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 CAFR has been judged by an impartial panel to meet the high standards of the program, which includes demonstrating a constructive "spirit of full disclosure" to clearly communicate its financial story and motivate potential users and user groups to read the CAFR.

“Our employees strive to maintain clear, concise financial communications on behalf of the College,” said Dr. David Bea, Executive Vice Chancellor for Finance and Administration. “Recognition by the GFOA affirms their dedication to this work.”

Government Finance Officers Association is a major professional association servicing the needs of over 20,000 appointed and elected local, state, and provincial-level government officials and other finance practitioners. It provides top quality publications, training programs, services, and products designed to enhance the skills and performance of those responsible for government finance policy and management. The association is headquartered in Chicago, Illinois, with offices in Washington, D. C.

For information about the College’s fiscal year 2018 CAFR or the GFOA award, contact the College at 206-4850.


Libby Howell, Executive Director
Media, Community, and Government Relations 
(520) 206-4778