Vision, Mission and Values

Vision    Mission    Values


We shall provide exemplary service to our customers while maintaining the highest degree of respect, fairness, public trust and integrity. These services shall be balanced and reflect our compliance with regulatory requirements and the needs of our customers.


Our department's primary mission is to:

  • Provide responsive, efficient and quality service to customers
  • Manage the County's treasury effectively and efficiently
  • Provide for the collection and investment of County, school district and special district funds
  • Provide fiscal services and independently report valid financial information to the general public, County departments and other government entities
  • Provide accurate and timely financial information to the County
  • Provide core-level support services to general taxpayers, County departments and other government agencies
  • Process vendor payments for all County departments and special districts
  • Prepare the Annual Financial Report
  • Maintain the Comprehensive Online Management Personnel and Accounting System for Sacramento County (COMPASS) that is the countywide financial system, automated general ledger
  • Prepare the countywide indirect cost allocation plan and departmental cost rate proposals
  • Provide for the billing, collection and enforcement of secured and personal property taxes and business licenses
  • Issue and monitor fictitious business name statements
  • Manage the County's Pooled Investment Fund in compliance with the California Government Code, the Pooled Investment Policy and Investment Guidelines


To accomplish our vision and mission, we share the following values:

  • Trust
  • Integrity
  • Dignity, fairness and respect for the individual
  • Commitment to outstanding customer service
  • Partnership and teamwork
  • Empowerment
  • Continuous service review and improvement
  • Recognizing our accomplishments and sharing our successes
  • Safe working environments
  • Personal and professional growth
  • Respect for cultural diversity​