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Contact Information

County Auditor
Edward A. Dion, CPA
Email: edion@epcounty.com

County Administrative Offices
800 E. Overland, Room 406
El Paso, Texas 79901
Phone (915) 546-2040
Fax (915) 546-8172

8:00 am - 5:00 pm


System Support & Administration
Revenue Estimation
GL and Disbursement
Internal Audit
Financial Analysis
Payroll & Benefits
Cash Management
Grants Compliance
EPCCSCD Fiscal Services

Provides ongoing analysis, updates and publication of financial reports of the County Auditor’s office. Other duties and responsibilities encompass ensuring compliance with all financial accounting principles and pronouncements such as Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) and Governmental Accounting Standards Board (GASB); and oversight and preparation of numerous financial processes and reporting requirements such as Monthly Interim Financials, Annual Comprehensive Annual Financial Report (CAFR), Funds and Fees of Office Report, Texas Indigent Defense Commission (TIDC) Data Capture and Reporting, Judicial Transparency and others special financial reports as requested. This division collaborates with Cash Management-Audit regarding preparation of the annual County Investment Policy and preparation of Quarterly Investment Reports. Division plays a vital role in collaboration with the County Financial Advisor, Bond Counsel and County Administration regarding debt issuances, monitoring and reporting requirements of outstanding debt issuances, payment schedules, principal and interest payments and required disclosure reporting, arbitrage reporting, debt service continuing disclosure and the annual cost allocation plan.


James Utterback, CPA
Audit Manager Senior
Extension 3267
Linda Hemme
Audit Accountant Senior
Extension 3707
Claudia Melendez
Audit Accountant Senior
Extension 5236
Jennifer Diaz De Leon
Audit Accountant
Extension 5231