Administration and Finance

The Administration and Finance Division is committed to providing the highest quality infrastructure and support services in support of the OSA’s overall mission to make state government work better.

Audit Operations

A diverse team of professionals is tasked with reviewing how Massachusetts state government utilizes taxpayer funding and protects public money from fraud, waste and abuse.

Bureau of Special Investigations

The BSI is charged with investigating complaints of fraudulent claims or wrongful receipt of payment or services from public assistance programs.

Division of Local Mandates

The Local Mandate law gives the State Auditor's Office the authority to determine if a proposed or existing state mandate imposes any direct service or costs on a city or town and provide an analysis of the financial impact.

Executive Departments

The Communications, Inter-Governmental Affairs and External Affairs departments work to educate and promote the Auditor's goals and mission, audit findings, reports, reviews, investigations and employees.