Auditor - Controller

The Auditor-Controller is the chief accounting officer of the county. Duties are performed under the legal authority prescribed in the California Government Code, principally those sections beginning with 26880 and 26900. The Auditor-Controller is an elected official that is responsible for providing a broad range of financial accounting and auditing services to all county departments, agencies, and districts within Nevada County whose funds are kept in the county treasury.

Mission Statement

Safeguarding Nevada County's fiscal resources with a commitment to accuracy, integrity, transparency and service.

 Duties of the Office

The office provides oversight of policies by monitoring the procedures that are established to maintain adequate level of internal controls to safeguard the County’s assets and ensure compliance through periodic review and audit. The major functions of the office include financial reporting, budget monitoring, accounts payable, payroll, property tax administration and other financial duties as mandated by state, federal, and local laws and regulations. 

Within this site you will find a brief description of the duties of each division in the office as well as various reports and publications that may be of interest to the public, grantors and financial institutions. If you do not find the information you are looking for, please contact us.