125 N. Prairieville Street
Athens, Texas 75751
Phone: (903) 675-6145
Fax: (903) 677-7298
The County Auditor has general oversight of the books and records and is charged with strictly enforcing laws governing county finances. The County Auditor, by law, has continuous access to all books and financial records and conducts detailed reviews of all County financial operations.
Functions in the Auditor's office are segmented in the following general functional areas:
- Financial Accounting and Reporting
- Budget Preparation Assistance and Budget Monitoring
- Processing of Accounts Payable
- Claims Auditing
- Grant Management
- Reporting and Auditing
- Continuous Audit Function including Cash Receipts
- General Ledger Transactions
The County Auditor is an official who is appointed by the District Judges and serves a two-year term.
To provide timely, accurate and meaningful financial information on the fiscal affairs of county government, provide ancillary support to the Commissioners Court, officials, department heads and the public with the highest level of professionalism, integrity with emphasis on financial accountability for the use of public funds while fulfilling statutory authority and responsibilities conferred on the County Auditor. (by means of oversight, access, prescript measures and verification).
Create and maintain an environment of sound fiscal management and efficient financial operations at all levels of county government, through aggressive ancillary support, increased interactive collaboration and communication to assure efficient collection and reporting of revenues and legal compliance with budget expenditures.
Open Records Request
For information on an Open Records Request please contact us at (903) 675-6145