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Mission Statement

To provide timely and accurate financial services and information to City management, elected officials, and the public in order to effectively manage public resources.


The Office of the City Comptroller performs the general accounting and financial reporting function for the City of San Diego. The Department has ten primary sections that service the financial accounting needs of the City. Included within its scope of responsibility are the following: financial reporting including the Comprehensive Annual Financial Report (CAFR); governmental accounting for all funds including the General Fund; payroll accounting and processing for all City employees; disbursements of all City obligations including vendor invoice payments and contract debts; Successor Agency accounting and reporting; Public Utility, other enterprise, and internal service fund accounting; long-term debt accounting and reporting, grant management, and accounting for all City grants; fixed asset accounting; construction-in-progress (CIP) accounting that includes all ongoing building projects; and internal controls over financial reporting and operations.

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