Details for GRIMES COUNTY AUDITOR

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Grimes County Auditor
Anderson, Grimes County, Texas

The county auditor maintains the integrity of financial
administration of county government. The primary duty is to
oversee financial record keeping for the county and to assure
that all expenditures comply with the county budget. The county
auditor, by law, has continuous access to all books and financial
records and conducts detailed reviews of all county financial
operations.
The office of county auditor is neither created by nor under the
control of the commissioners court. Both the county auditor and
commissioners court are required by law to approve or reject
claims for disbursement of county funds. The integrity of county
financial administration is entrusted to a dual control system of
checks and balances. The county auditor has general oversight
of all the books and records of all county officials and is charged
with strictly enforcing laws governing county finances.
Duties of Office: The duties of office are as set out in Local
Government Code Section 111.001, et.seq. In general, provide
assistance to the county judge in preparing the itemized budget
for the county; certify the receipt of all grant or aid money;
certify the receipt of all revenue from intergovernmental
contracts; and, ensure strict compliance with the adopted
budget. In addition, adopt and enforce regulations necessary for
the proper collecting, checking and accounting of the revenues
and other funds and fees that belong to the county. General
oversight of officials' books and records in seeing to the strict
enforcement of the law governing county finances, as provided
by Local Government Code Section 115.001, et.seq. Provide and
receive reports as required by law and regulation.
Qualifications: The county auditor must be (I) a competent
accountant with at least two years’ experience in auditing and
accounting; (2) thoroughly competent in public business details;
and (3) a person of unquestionably good moral character and
intelligence.
The term of office is two years beginning on the date of
appointment and all subsequent reappointments begin on the
same date.
Send resume, application and references to: Honorable Albert
M. McCaig, Jr. Judge, 506th Judicial District Court 836 Austin
Street, Suite 307 Hempstead, Texas 77445
Send resume, application and references to: Honorable Albert
M. McCaig, Jr. Judge, 506th Judicial District Court 836 Austin
Street, Suite 307 Hempstead, Texas 77445
Application must be received by August 21, 2020

PO BOX 510, ANDERSON, TX 77830

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