Responsibilities of the State
The Controller is the Chief Fiscal Officer
(CFO) of the state and is responsible for administering the stateís
accounting system, settling all claims against the state and
collecting debts owed to the state. The Controller processes and
records the stateís financial transactions, conducts the final audit
and ensures compliance with our constitution, federal laws and state
statutes. The Controller also provides the citizens, state agencies,
local governments and legislators with accurate and impartial
financial information. Nevadaís State Controller protects the
citizensí money by ensuring that it is properly accounted for and
spent in the most efficient and cost effective manner at all times.
The State Controller
is one of the six Constitutional Officers of the State and is
elected to a four year term. The authority of the Controller is set
by the Nevada State Constitution Article 5, Section 19 and Nevada
Revised Statute (NRS) 227.
Mission of the Controller's Office
To advance accountability, continuity and
efficiency in the stateís financial operations.
Publications of the Controllerís
State of Nevada Comprehensive Annual Financial Report (CAFR)
- The Citizen Centric
Annual Financial Report (CCR)
- The Quarterly
Financial Statements of the Permanent School Fund
- The Single Audit
- The Quarterly ARRA Report to our
- The Annual Intergovernmental Financial
All of these reports are available through
Accomplishments and Current
Projects in the Controllerís Office.