The Office of the State Controller (OSC) performs a critical role in sustaining government activities from state agencies to universities and community colleges. The Controller works with the State’s fiscal officers throughout state government to ensure the reliability, integrity, objectivity, accountability and efficiency of the State’s fiscal operations. OSC provides leadership and professional guidance relating to fiscal policy.
OSC works to ensure that state government is acting in a manner that minimizes risk and maintains the integrity of its fiscal operations. The basis for the Controller’s authority is statutory, and the Controller manages 14 Enterprise programs which consists of a Human Resource & Payroll System, Cash Management System and the North Carolina Accounting System among others.