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


Disbursements Division


Monitors employee travel reimbursements and purchasing card payments to ensure compliance with county policy.

Accounts Payable Section
  • Responsible for all centralized processing of payments for goods, services, and other expenses for the County
  • Annually, makes payments to vendors consisting of over 100,000 disbursements totaling approximately $600,000,000

Property Tax Section
  • Responsible for the calculation of tax rates and bills
  • School bond administration
  • Allocation of tax revenue to all taxing jurisdictions
  • Processes roll correction, property tax refunds, and claims for excess proceeds from tax sales