Controller's Duties

The Controller's Office administers the financial affairs of the County as prescribed by law and regulation, with the aim of promoting accountability and efficiency in our fiscal operations.

We service our customers (the public, vendors, auditees and county department heads and employees) pleasantly and professionally.

  • Develop and maintain the county's accounting system
  • Promote economy and efficiency in county operations.
  • Coordinate the county's annual external audit
  • Monitor compliance with county expense/reimbursement policy
  • Administer the county's sealed bidding process
  • Administer remittance/collection activity of tax collectors
  • Archive all bonds posted for protection of county
  • Archive all contracts to which county is a party
  • Process payroll for 2,100 full and part-time county employees
  • Process retirement benefits for 800 retirees
  • Maintain custody of valuable documents such as deeds and titles to county owned assets
  • Serve as independent member of the county's Salary, Retirement, Prison, and Juvenile Detention Boards
  • Ensure that each and every financial disbursement meets the requirements of contract or law
  • Audit county district judges, row officers, tax collectors or other entities having a financial nexus with county government
  • Make recommendations to the Board of Commissioners for improvements in internal management