The County auditor has the following statutory responsibilities:
Overseeing books and records of all County officials
Prescribing a system of accounting
Enforcing laws governing County finances
Providing monthly and annual financial reports to Commissioners Court and Judicial District Judges
The mission of the Hidalgo County Auditor's Office is to establish an effective financial management system that fosters efficiency and fiscal responsibility, while fulfilling statutory duties and responsibilities in a professional and objective manner.