Auditor - Controller - County Clerk

Mary B. Bedard, CPA

1115 Truxtun Avenue Bakersfield, CA 93301-4639

Office Hours: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM Mon-Fri 661-868-3599


Audit and Special Accounting Division


Internal Audit Section
  • Conducts independent and objective internal control and compliance audits of County departments to ensure compliance with applicable policies, procedures, laws, and regulations; that County assets are properly safeguarded; and that departments are operating efficiently.
  • Oversees the County’s Fraud Hotline to provide a means for the reporting of fraud, waste, and abuse in County government, and investigates fraud tips.
Internal Audit Plan Internal Audit Reports
Report Fraud, Waste, or Abuse Audit Advisory Committee

Special Accounting Section
  • Develops County’s Cost Allocation Plan
  • SB 90 Claims
  • Monitors audits of special districts to ensure compliance with reporting requirements