Join Our Team

Thank you for considering a career with the office of the California State Auditor!

I am proud and humbled to lead this group of dedicated individuals, each of whom works everyday to fulfill the promise we make to the citizens of California: We work tirelessly to help ensure that public funds and programs are administered and managed effectively and efficiently.

If you're looking for purpose, variety, and intrigue in your work, you'll find it here. California's economy is the eighth largest in the world and, as such, our Legislature and state and local agencies are on the forefront of concerns that affect our entire nation. Our audits cover issues that are of interest to nearly every Californian. A sample of the types of audits conducted include:

  • Information security and data reliability
  • Implementation of the Affordable Health Care Act
  • Alternative energy programs
  • Sexual violence on college campuses
  • Prison inmate health care
  • Waste and fraud in veterans services
  • Armed persons with mental illnesses
  • Financial management systems

In addition to a chance to affect change in state government, we offer you the opportunity for a rewarding career and for advancement, continuing education, and professional development. Our salaries and benefits are competitive and we offer work life balance.

Finally, as a member of my team, you'll enjoy a professional environment fueled by intelligent and thoughtful colleagues who are truly invested in the work they do. If you're looking for a place where you'll feel motivated to push yourself, I invite you to explore the exceptional opportunities we have to offer and join our team!

Elaine M. Howle, CPA
California State Auditor

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