Find Boston Massachusetts auditors. Auditors provide information on government auditing standards, internal audits, financials, budgets, debt, spending, accounting, operations, compliance and performance.
Boston City Auditor 1 City Hall Square Boston MA 02108 617-635-4660
Massachusetts State Auditor 24 Beacon Street Boston MA 02133 617-727-2075
Chelsea Auditor 500 Broadway Chelsea MA 02150 4.3 miles from Boston 617-466-4030
Revere Auditor 320 Charger Street Revere MA 02151 6.7 miles from Boston 781-286-8149
Brockton Auditor 45 School Street Brockton MA 02301 17.2 miles from Boston 508-580-7153
Brockton Auditor 500 Belmont Street Brockton MA 02301 17.8 miles from Boston 508-583-7120
Massachusetts State Auditor 500 Belmont Street Brockton MA 02301 17.8 miles from Boston 508-583-2998
Tewksbury Auditor 11 Town Hall Avenue Tewksbury MA 01876 22.2 miles from Boston 978-640-4320
Holliston Auditor 235 Woodland Street Holliston MA 01746 22.3 miles from Boston 508-429-6042
Lowell Auditor 375 Merrimack Street Lowell MA 01852 26.4 miles from Boston 978-970-4080
Taunton Auditor 15 Summer Street Taunton MA 02780 30.0 miles from Boston 508-821-1012
Newburyport Auditor 60 Pleasant Street Newburyport MA 01950 34.0 miles from Boston 978-465-4404
Rhode Island Auditor 86 Weybosset Street Providence RI 02903 40.4 miles from Boston 401-222-2435
Fall River Auditor 1 Government Center Fall River MA 02720 44.1 miles from Boston 508-324-2205
New Bedford Auditor 133 William Street New Bedford MA 02740 48.4 miles from Boston 508-979-1530
Gardner Auditor 95 Pleasant Street Gardner MA 01440 52.5 miles from Boston 978-630-4005
An Auditor may take a systematic approach by auditing all agencies or programs on a predetermined schedule, for example, one departmental audit per year. Alternatively, an audit may be initiated as a result of a specific question or issue that has been raised about an agency or program.
Every state has a department responsible for the audit function, though their responsibilities vary. In some states, separate departments or offices are responsible for different types of audits, such as performance audits, investigative audits, and financial audits. The U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO) is the federal audit agency, though many federal agencies also have their own audit office. Many, but not all, county and local governments have an audit office.
At the state level, auditors may be elected or appointed by the legislature. County and local Auditors may be elected or appointed by either the legislative body or by a separate committee with oversight or audit authority.