The Virginia Auditor of Public Accounts
is a legislative position in the Virginia
state government. The Virginia General Assembly
elects the auditor to a four year term.
The current officeholder is Walter Kucharski. He was first elected to the position in November 1984.
Article 4, Section 18 of the Virginia Constitution established the Auditor of Public Accounts.
Article IV, Section 18:
| An Auditor of Public Accounts shall be elected by the joint vote of the two houses of the General Assembly for the term of four years. His powers and duties shall be prescribed by law.
- Acquisition and Contract Management
- Budgeting and Performance Management
- Capital Asset Management
- Data Analysis
- Financial Management
- Higher Education Programs
- Human Services Management
- Information Systems Development
- Information Systems Security
- Judicial Systems
- Reporting and Standards
In 2011, the Virginia Auditor of Public Accounts was paid an estimated $159,907, according to the Council of State Governments.