Office of the Controller
200 N. Main Street, Suite 300
Los Angeles, CA 90012
213-978-7200, phone
213-978-7211, fax

Office Hours:
: 8AM-5PM
Operations Sections (Payroll, Paymaster, etc.): 8AM-4PM

Controller Mission

The City Controller, an independently elected citywide official, is the taxpayers' watchdog and the City's chief auditor and accountant. The Controller's job is to investigate and publicly report problems with city departments, increase governmental efficiency and save taxpayer money by improving operations, conduct financial and performance audits of all city departments, offices and programs, monitor and report on all matters relating to the City's fiscal health, keep the City's official financial records, and supervise all expenditures of city.

Footer Content Spacer