Award categories include Innovation, Financial Leadership and Lifetime
OTTAWA, Nov. 5, 2012 /CNW/ - Nominations are now being accepted at www.comptrollershipaward.com for the 2013 Award of Excellence for Comptrollership in the Public Sector. In its fifth year, the awards program celebrates remarkable examples
of public sector comptrollership, accountability and financial
Presented by Certified Management Accountants of Canada (CMA Canada) and
the Chartered Institute of Public Finance and Accountancy (CIPFA), the awards are given to a federal public servant or team that has made a
significant contribution to financial management or comptrollership
within the Government of Canada.
"These awards highlight the essential role of innovation in stimulating
Canadian productivity," said Joy Thomas, President and CEO, CMA Canada.
"By sharing and promoting the best practices that have been
demonstrated by our winners and finalists, our goal is to inspire
others to deliver similar high standards of performance and make a real
difference in their workplace, and in society as a whole."
Any person within the Government of Canada, as well as the general
public, is eligible to submit a nomination for the Innovation, Financial Leadership (CFO) or Lifetime Achievement award categories. An independent selection committee comprised of
senior public servants and industry experts will judge and determine
the award winners, which will be revealed at the awards dinner
sponsored by the Association of Canadian Financial Officers to be held
in Ottawa in spring 2013.
"We have seen in the global crisis just how important it is for
governments to demonstrate high quality financial management In the way
they manage their affairs. We can also see the dire consequences for
public services, economic growth and development and for people's
lives, where they fail to do so," said Steve Freer, Chief Executive,
CIPFA. "We should all applaud the innovators and leaders who
demonstrate excellence in comptrollership and inspire others to strive
for higher standards."
The deadline for all nominations is February 8, 2013.
SOURCE: Certified Management Accountants of Canada
For further information:
Cindy Ruocco, Manager, Communications and Public Affairs
CMA Canada | firstname.lastname@example.org
Tel. (905) 949-3116 | Toll-free: 1-800-262-7622, ext. 3116
For more information about Certified Management Accountants Canada (CMA Canada), visit: www.cma-canada.org
For more information about the Chartered Institute of Public Finance and Accountancy (CIPFA), visit: www.cipfa.org.uk
For more information on the Award of Excellence for Comptrollership in the Public Sector or to submit a nomination, visit: www.comptrollershipaward.com