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Our Vision

Our Mission

Ensure Monterey County’s financial integrity and promote efficient, effective government.

Oversee, protect, and report on public funds to ensure trust.

Statement of Principles and Values

The Office of the Auditor-Controller adheres to the highest professional standards of conduct. We are dedicated to operating in ways that serve the public interest, honor the public trust and demonstrate a commitment to excellence. We PLEDGE to the principles of…

  • To remain independent, objective and accountable for our actions
  • To perform all duties with integrity and honesty
  • To continuously strive to be deserving of the trust placed in us by the County’s citizens
  • To remain abreast of, and follow, the highest professional accounting standards
  • To be diligent when rendering our services to the public, County departments, special districts, and other government agencies
  • To report financial information to the public in an accurate and timely manner
  • To continuously seek ways to improve the effectiveness and efficiency of our processes
  • To hire, train, motivate and retain a professional work force in a non-discriminatory manner
  • To achieve desired results through the instruction and support of our County employees