The Purchasing and Budgeting Department provides direct support to the Auditor and all departments within the Auditor’s office. The department’s core duties include:
- Preparing and submitting the Auditor’s biennial budget, monitoring the day-to-day expenditures, and forecasting future expenses;
- Maintaining the Auditor’s financial records and processing the agency general ledger and accounts payable transactions; and
- Purchasing goods and services, negotiating and writing contracts, facilitating and maintaining vendor relations.
In addition to the core duties, the department also supports the office by arranging for facilities maintenance, coordinating and planning office renovations and reconfigurations, monitoring inventories and leased equipment, tracking fixed assets, designing and approving forms, and arranging all employee state travel.