The comptroller is the overseer of state spending,the keeper of the state's financial books, and oversees accounts for state agencies. The comptroller is also responsible for overseeing payroll for all state employees and state agencies. The comptroller also tracks all payments from one state agency to another, and makes certain that the state funds exist to fund such transfers.
Office of the Comptroller General
South Carolina Comptroller
1301 Gervais Street
Columbia, SC 29201-3326
Richard Eckstrom has been Comptroller General of South Carolina since 2003. Prior to that, he was treasurer.