The Southern Ohio Educational Service Center has received 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, reconciliation, failure to obtain a timely single audit, findings for recovery less that $100, public meetings or public records; no other financial or other concerns exist that involve eligible entity.