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Welcome to the Harris County Auditor’s Office website. The County Auditor’s Office keeps the general accounting records; prepares financial reports; prescribes systems for the receipts and disbursements of the County; audits and processes accounting transactions for grants, payroll, and invoices; verifies compliance with governing laws; performs statutory reviews of records maintained by other officials; and prepares annual estimates of budgeted revenues.

The County Auditor's Office is pleased to provide a wide array of information, including County financial reports, an online open records request form, and information concerning the office. This website is furnished as a public service to provide insight into the functions of this office. If you have any questions, feel free to send an email to AuditorsInternetEmail@hctx.net.

Michael Post began his employment with Harris County in 1996 as a Manager of IT Audits. Later, he served as Director of Audit Services, and most recently as Chief Assistant County Auditor. Prior experience includes serving as a business manager for a private school and as Director of Internal Audit for a public utility company. He also has experience working for a CPA firm. He is a CPA and has both an MBA and an MS degree in computer science.

Mission Statement
To be an independent and progressive organization recognized for professionalism in carrying out the County Auditor’s statutory duties and responsibilities.

To create and maintain an environment of sound fiscal management and efficient financial operations at all levels of county government, while providing support to Commissioners Court, County Officials, Department Heads, and the public with the highest level of integrity and financial stewardship.


Popular Annual Financial Report

Comprehensive Annual Financial Report

Audit Services Annual Report
Harris County Auditor's Office
Audit Services Department
Annual Report
Fiscal Year 2016


TX Comp Trans Star
Tx Comp Star Finances
The Texas Comptroller's Transparency Star in Traditional Finances Award recognizes entities for their outstanding efforts in making their spending and revenue information available and providing easy online access (here) to important financial data. This is accomplished by providing citizens with meaningful financial data in addition to visual tools and analysis of Harris County revenues and expenditures.


LEAD500 Award
The Harris County Auditor's Office has been recognized as having one of the top 10 Best Corporate Universities for developing Leadership Excellence. The LEAD500 Awards is an annual opportunity hosted by top organizations around the world and HR.com recognizing individuals and organizations (including government) who inspire and develop leaders.


Aud Off NACo 2017
2016 NACo Award
2014 NACo
The National Association of Counties (NACo) Achievement Award Program is a non-competitive awards program which seeks to recognize innovative county government programs.


Michael Post, CPA, MBA
Harris County Auditor

Harris County Administration
1001 Preston, suite 800
Houston, TX 77002

Office Hours
7:30 am - 4:30 pm 


Email: AuditorsInternetEmail@hctx.net

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