The Auditor-Controller's Office is a part of the government of the County of Santa Barbara in California. The office provides accounting, budgeting and financial services to the public, county agencies, school districts and cities. It provides information to support fiscal and budget planning processes. The Auditor-Controller's Office also offers technical assistance solutions to the county s departments and agencies. The office conducts audits and prepares emergency, disaster recovery and business resumption plans. It develops and maintains systems for countywide payroll, property tax and reporting functions. In addition, the Auditor-Controller's Office operates financial reporting, budget and cost and financial applications development divisions.