memo to finance officers by LK2bg5



TO:             County Finance Officers
                Municipal Finance Officers
                Council of Governments Finance Officers
                Budget Officers

FROM:           Finance Officers' Certification Committee

DATE:           September 1, 2011

SUBJECT:        Certification Examination

The Fall examination for the finance officers' certification program will be held at the Finance
Building, Wilmington, NC and Conover City Hall, Conover, NC on Thursday and Friday
November 18-19, 2010. Directions to both locations including exam information and an
application to take one or more parts of the examination given those days, can be viewed and
downloaded on the course webpage at

This exam is for finance officers’, budget officers’ of a county, city, or council of governments,
who wishes to obtain the NC Public Finance Officers’ certification. Please remember,
however, that not only finance officers are eligible for certification. Also eligible are "other
supervisory or professional personnel . . . who have administrative responsibility for one or
more financial functions, e.g., internal audit, investments, budget, or accounting." Thus, there
may be other persons in your department (or other departments of your unit) who are
eligible for and interested in certification. Please make additional copies of the
application form and make it available to such other persons in your unit. Thank you.

The application form must be returned to the certification committee, at the address shown on
the form, by November 11, 2011.

Admission to the School of Government programs is without regard to race, color, religion, sex,
national origin, age, disability status, veteran status, or sexual orientation. If you need
accommodations to participate in any Institute program, please let us know. We will be glad to
assist you.


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