The Franklin County Auditor’s position is an elected, four-year term and is held by Angela Gibson. Ms. Gibson has been the County Auditor since 2020.

The Franklin County Auditor is responsible for establishing, implementing, and monitoring the County accounting and budget systems. The Franklin County Auditor is responsible for preparing the County’s official financial statements an coordinating the annual financial audit. As budget officer, the County Auditor is responsible for preparing and submitting a proposed annual budget to the County Commission, and preparing all related budget documents and schedules.

The County Auditor also monitors compliance with internal control procedures, monitors and evaluates the condition of County budgets and funds, and certifies contracts and expenditures. The Franklin County Auditor also maintains property records and conducts an annual physical inventory of County assets.

The County Auditor voluntarily participates in the Government Finance Officers Association’s (GFOA) Excellence in Financial Reporting Program and has received a certificate of achievement since 1992.