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Indiana State Board of Accounts

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Our Vision Statement is to impart to the citizens of the State of Indiana complete confidence in the integrity and financial accountability of state and local governments; to ensure that these institutions are operating efficiently in compliance with applicable statutes.

Our Mission Statement is that the State Board of Accounts is dedicated to serving the citizens of Indiana by providing to the State of Indiana, its agencies and political subdivisions, on-time quality services at the best possible value. The services provided by the State Board of Accounts help make Indiana's citizen-run government a workable concept. In addition to performing financial and compliance audits of state and local governments, we prescribe forms and uniform accounting systems; we provide training for public officials and employees; we publish manuals, newsletters, and technical bulletins; and our consulting services are always available to officials on the state and local level.

Our Values, which we are dedicated to preserving, are:

    PUBLIC SERVICE - Providing the highest level of professional services to governmental units and the public.
    EXCELLENCE - Continually striving for excellence in technical knowledge and assistance.
    INTEGRITY - Promoting the highest level of integrity to ensure public trust.
    COURTESY - Treating all people with whom we have contact with the highest regard and respect.
    EFFICIENCY - Continually promoting efficient use of time and resources at all levels.
    SUPPORT - Creating an atmosphere of trust, support, and open communication, both internally and externally.
    INNOVATION - Encouraging employees to seek new and better methods for accomplishing assigned tasks.
    INDEPENDENCE - Maintaining an independent attitude, free from all political, social, and financial influences.