Amanda-Clearcreek Local School District Receives Auditor of State Award
A recent financial audit on Amanda-Clearcreek Local Schools by the Auditor of State’s office has returned a clean audit report. Amanda-Clearcreek’s excellent record keeping has earned it the Auditor of State Award.
The Auditor of State Award is presented to local governments and school districts upon the completion of a financial audit. Entities that receive the award meet the following criteria of a “clean” audit report:
*The entity must file timely financial reports with the Auditor of State’s office in accordance with GAAP (Generally Accepted Accounting Principles)
*The audit report does not contain any findings for recovery, material citations, material weaknesses, significant deficiencies, Single Audit findings or questioned costs
*The entity’s management letter contains no comments related to:
• Ethics referrals
• Questioned costs less than $10,000
• Lack of timely report submission
• Public meetings/records
• Failure to obtain a timely Single Audit
• Findings for recovery less than $100
In a letter to Treasurer Jill Bradford, State Auditor Dave Yost wrote “Clean and accurate record-keeping are the foundation for a good government, and the taxpayers can take pride in your commitment to accountability.
Our Treasurer’s Office works with District Administration, Staff and the Board of Education to provide sound resource management and financial leadership for Amanda-Clearcreek Schools.
The Treasurer's Office is responsible for all fiscal operations for the district including but not limited to: payroll and benefits, accounts payable and receivable, banking, investments, budgeting, forecasting, tax receipts, bond issues, financial reports, financial policy development and Board minutes. Many of the duties and responsibilities of the Treasurer are outlined in various sections of the Ohio Revised Code.
The Treasurer of an Ohio school district must hold appropriate certification to serve as the Chief Financial Officer and reports directly to the Board of Education. The Treasurer and Superintendent are the only two district employees who report directly to the Board of Education.
The Treasurer also serves as the Secretary to the Board of Education. In this role, all contracts, documents, and the official minutes (including audio recordings) of all Board meetings are kept as official records. Board meeting audio recordings are public records and are available for review by any citizen during business hours. Board minutes are public record and are available for review online.
Monthly Treasurer's Report
• August 2016
• September 2016
• October 2016
• November 2016
• December 2016
• January 2017
• February 2017
• March 2017
• April 2017
• May 2017
• June 2017
• July 2017
• August 2017
• September 2017
• October 2017
• November 2017
• December 2017
• January 2018
Five-Year Forecast Information:
• What is a Five-Year Forecast?
• How to Read a Five Year Forecast Tips and Explanations on Understanding a
School District's Forecast from the Ohio Department of Education
• Ohio Schools Five Year Forecasts - Ohio Department of Education
• Amanda-Clearcreek LSD - October 2017 Five Year Forecast
Summary of Significant Forecast Assumptions - October 2017
• 2014 Audit Report
• 2015 Audit Report
• 2016 Audit Report
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