County Auditor

Department Information
Phone: 404-612-8341 | Address: 141 Pryor Street, SW Suite 8052 Atlanta, GA 30303
 Email: county.auditor@fultoncountyga.gov
Anthony Nicks, County Auditor
The Office of the County Auditor is charged with providing independent, objective assurance and advisory services to Fulton County Management in order to ensure the validity and reliability of fiscal and performance reporting of county-wide operations. These services consist of:
• County-Wide Risk Assessments
• Audits/Reviews
• Title VI Monitoring
• Whistleblower Investigations
• Special Request

Key Performance Indicators

Description: Final Report - report has been issued to the auditee, Board of Commissioners, and Audit Committee.
Why is this important: This measure helps to ensure that our audit reports are available timely to the citizens of Fulton County.

Description: Percentage of site visits without compliance issues.
Why is this important: The primary objective of the site review is to determine if departments/divisions have met their general reporting and program-specific contractual requirements of the state, federal and county laws, policies, rules and regulations relating to Title VI. In addition, during these Title VI site reviews, the Title VI Coordinator discusses the requirements and guidance measures of Limited English Proficiency (LEP) for program recipients, sub-recipients and contractors. The secondary objective of the Title VI site review is to provide technical assistance in the form of training and to make recommendations regarding corrective actions as deemed necessary and appropriate.

Description: Percentage of Whistleblower Hotline cases reviewed within 24 hours of submittal to ensure complaints are handled in an appropriate, fair and equitable manner with the goal of resolving all complaints in a timely fashion with utmost objectivity and professionalism.
Why is this important: Reviews of Whistleblower Hotline cases within twenty-four hours of submittal ensure complaints are handled in an appropriate, fair and equitable manner with the goal of resolving all complaints in a timely fashion with objectivity and professionalism. Additionally, to earn employees trust, and ensure that they know their concerns are important and are being seriously considered, it is vital that we review and manage investigations in a consistent, confidential, accurate and timely manner as intended by our department, the Board and Management.

Description: Percentage of customers surveyed who indicate they are satisfied or highly satisfied with the internal audit process.
Why is this important: The County Auditor department uses their own survey format to target internal customers who received services from the department. This survey is sent out through email and includes approximately 9 participants including an audit committee and a leadership team. The survey occurs quarterly.

Description: Number of completed audits/special requests/research/assignments/projects requested by the BOC, County Manager, County Attorney, Audit Committee, and Department Heads to ensure effectiveness
Why is this important: Number of completed audits/special requests/research/assignments/projects requested by the BOC, County Manager, County Attorney, Audit Committee, and Department Heads to ensure effectiveness