Financial Transparency in the Modern Era

Session Time: 
Tuesday, May 21, 2019 - 2:00pm to 3:15pm
Field of Study: 
Finance
Level: 
Basic
Description: 

As stewards of shared resources, finance officers are tasked with managing public funds in an efficient and effective manner. Inherent in this role is an expectation of accountability and transparency to the community being served. As the availability of information has grown, the methods of accountability and transparency have rapidly evolved. This session will explore the meaning and purpose of financial transparency and how budget and performance information can be clearly communicated to the public. Speakers will address what financial transparency is in the modern era and why it’s important to enhance financial reporting and budgeting.

Speakers: 
Moderator/Speaker
Director of Finance
City of Westerville, OH
Speaker
Controller
City of Los Angeles, CA
Speaker
Budget Operations Manager
City of Kansas City, MO
Speaker
Finance & Central Services Division Manager
Anoka County, MN