Ventura County Auditor-Controller

Employer / Organization

Ventura County

Next Election

Jun 07, 2022

Filing Window

Feb 14, 2022 - Mar 11, 2022


The Ventura County Auditor-Controller is charged with the establishment and supervision of the accounting and financial operations of all activities under the control of the Board of Supervisors. The Auditor-Controller provides the County with professional fiscal leadership to protect the interests of the citizens of Ventura County; promotes public oversight; and provides accountability. Responsibilities include: safeguarding county assets and ensuring the best utilization of the County's resources; providing accurate and timely financial reports and maintain records that are useful for citizens, county management, and agencies/departments; performing productive audits annually to assess the efficiency and effectiveness of County services, and increasing accountability; streamlining financial operations to be more efficient and effective; and increasing the efficiency of government operations through additional automation of financial systems. The Ventura County Auditor-Controller serves a 4 year term and the position has a salary of $158,082.

Application Guidelines
To file for this position follow these three simple steps: 1) Contact the Ventura County Elections Division at (805) 654-2664 to verify that your address qualifies for the position and that you meet any other candidacy requirements (for example, living within the district for a specified amount of time prior to the election). 2) Obtain the correct filing papers from the county elections office. It is understood that first time or beginning candidates may need someone to review the paperwork with them, so it is useful to stop by the office in person during normal business hours, or arrange a time that you can speak with someone while picking up the filing papers. The California Secretary of State's Elections Division is also a great resource and can be reached at (916) 657-2166 or 3) Submit the filing papers within 113-88 days prior to the election (most California elections use the 113-88 day filing window). You will then be able to appear on the ballot! This county position goes through a June primary, meaning that this June date is the first election for candidates that want to appear on the ballot. If a candidate wins the June primary by a simple majority vote (more than 50%), that candidate will be elected into office for this position. If no candidate wins a simple majority vote in the June primary, the top two vote getters will advance to the November general election. In this case, the candidate with more votes in the November general election will be elected into office for this position. If you have any questions regarding running for this position, contact your county's elections office as soon as possible. Submit application to: Ventura County Elections Division, 800 South Victoria Avenue, Ventura, CA 93009-1200

Submit application to:
Ventura County Elections Division, 800 South Victoria Avenue, Ventura , CA, 93009-1260, US