Auditor

San Juan County is adopting a 32-hour work week effective October 1, 2023. The Auditor’s Office will hold regular hours of operation Monday – Thursday, 8:00am-5:00pm. The Licensing and Recording division will be open to the public Monday – Thursday from 10:00am-4:00pm. The Elections division will be open to the public Monday – Thursday from 8:00am-4:30pm.

Learn more about the County’s 32-hour work week initiative here.

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Responsibilities

The County Auditor is an elected, non-partisan position. Primary responsibilities of the Auditor’s office include:
  • Financial services, including:
    • Financial reporting for the County
    • Assisting the County Administrator with budget preparation and monitoring
    • Paying the bills (accounts payable) for the County
    • Payroll for County employees
    • Fixed asset tracking for the County
    • Grant accounting and reporting
    • Centralized purchasing for the County, except Public Works
    • Accounting, payroll, and budget assistance for junior taxing districts
Additional responsibilities include:
  • Management of surplus personal property of the County
  • Receipt of claims and lawsuits
  • Stormwater assessment appeals
  • Liaison to Veterans Advisory Board
The goal of the County Auditor's Office is exceptional customer service. If you have a question, or if there is anything we can do for you, please stop by, call or email. We want to hear from you.