Notice: Due to COVID-19, the Business Tax Certificate renewal notices will be mailed at the end of May 2020, and the deadline to renew (penalty free) has been extended through August 31, 2020.
The mission of the Finance Department is to efficiently and effectively maintain the fiscal integrity of the City of Bakersfield in support of the goals of both the City Council and all City Departments. This mission is founded and driven by a commitment to provide the best service possible from our four divisions of Accounting & Finance, Treasury, Purchasing, and Property Management as stewards of taxpayer’s funds.
Randy McKeegan, Finance Director
Tera Loveless, Assistant Finance Director
1600 Truxtun Avenue
Bakersfield, California 93301
P.O. Box 2057
Bakersfield, California 93303
|Phone: (661) 326-3742
FAX: (661) 852-2040
Provides for effective and efficient management of the City’s fiscal resources through leadership and direction of staff resources; provides support to the City in matters relating to real estate and the purchase, sale
Accounting and Reporting Division
Provides for the accurate and timely accounting and reporting of all
Provides centralized cashiering, check distribution and investment of idle funds; administers and enforce the provisions of the Municipal Code relating to business licenses, transient occupancy tax
Administers the provisions of the City Charter and Municipal Code relating to the procurement of materials and services at the best value to the requesting department.
|Department Phone Numbers|
|Accounts Payable||(661) 326-3741