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


General Accounting Division


Financial Accounting Section
  • Provides general ledger, revenue and expenditure accounting for funds in the County Treasury
  • Responsible for preparing and processing financial transactions through the financial system, which provides appropriation and budgetary control for County funds and special districts under the authority of the Board of Supervisors
  • Performs County budget activities specified in code, in coordination with CAO
  • Prepares cash flow projections and monitors cash as required
  • Oversees County Clerk
  • Prepares the County‚Äôs Comprehensive Annual Financial Report
  • Prepares the annual report to the State Controller
Annual Adopted Budgets Accounting Reports Comprehensive Annual Financial Reports (CAFR)

Payroll Section
  • Responsible for centralized aspects of payroll processing for over 7000 County employees, including tax deposits and reports.