Financial duties of the Auditor include the preparation of the County's budget for material submitted by its departments and other agencies and issuing payment for all services, materials, and payroll charged to the County.
The Auditor then maintains a ledger for each department in the County throughout the fiscal year (July 1 through June 30). The Auditor also keeps and maintains permanent financial records for the County. Many financial reports are published for public information. The Auditor works closely with all elected officials and department heads to ensure that their reocrds are accurate and within the guidelines of the Code Of Iowa.