County of Monterey



The Auditor-Controller is the chief fiscal officer of the county. The office is elected by Monterey County voters to provide accounting, budgeting, and financial services to the public, county agencies, school districts, special districts, and cities as defined under Government Code.

Michael J. Miller, C.P.A., has diligently served the County of Monterey as the Auditor-Controller since 2003. Prior to this he served as the Assistant Auditor-Controller from 1998 to 2002.

Our Mission is to ensure the required Auditor-Controller functions specified in the California Constitution, under various California codes, and by the Board of Supervisors are performed. The duties are performed under the legal authority primarily set forth in the Government Code beginning with Sections 26880 and 26900. The Office of the Auditor-Controllerís primary mission is to ensure the fiscal integrity of the Countyís financial records and to provide service, assistance and information to the Public, Board of Supervisors, County Administratorís Office, County Departments and Employees, Special Districts and some regional non-county agencies.

Our office is located at the new Government Center at:
168 West Alisal Street, 3rd floor
Salinas, CA 93901

Michael J.  Miller

Assistant Auditor-Controller
Rupa Shah C.P.A.

The Monterey County Auditor-Controller's Office has been awarded the
Certificate of Achievement
Excellence in
Financial Reporting

by the Government Finance Officers Association,
ten years in a row

2005 2006 2007 2008 2009
2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
2015 2016