Mission To provide an independent, objective assurance and consulting activity by examining and evaluating City organizational activities through financial, compliance, operational, and revenue audits that promote maximum accountability, efficiency and effectiveness. We are committed to providing proactive, accurate and fair services within the City of Everett in a friendly, professional manner.
Function The auditor maintains all of the municipality's financial records and reviews the bills and payrolls to ensure that they are within budget and are lawful expenditures. The auditor retains custody of all municipal contracts and prepares financial reports for the municipality. Additionally, the auditor issues monthly reports for each department on spending to date versus the budget. The auditor also serves as CFO for the City. In this role the CFO is responsible for coordination of each of the City’s financial operations within the Division of Finance (Auditing, Assessing, Purchasing, Budget and Treasury). Responsibilities include management of the City’s Financial Policies and Procedures, Long-term Capital Planning, Enterprise Fund Budget, and annual budget preparation and control.