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Auditor-Controller

Responsibilities / Duties
The Auditor-Controller is the chief accounting officer and chief fiscal officer of the county. The representative for this office is elected by the Colusa County voters and performs duties under the legal authority set forth in the California Code and County Code.

Financial Duties
The Auditor-Controller's Office provides a broad range of financial accounting and auditing services to all county departments, agencies, and special districts whose funds are kept in the county treasury. The Auditor-Controller maintains the official financial record of the county, conducts internal audits, and reports financial transactions in compliance with generally accepted accounting principles and in accordance with generally accepted auditing standards.

Contact
Peggy Scroggins
Auditor-Controller
Email

546 Jay St.
Suite 202
Colusa, CA 95932

Ph: (530) 458-0400
Fx: (530) 458-0402

Hours
Monday - Friday
8:30 am - 5:00 pm
The Office is responsible for internal fiscal control of the county and assists county departments and special districts with the control and management of their funds.

Functions
Functions of the Auditor-Controller's Office include, but are not limited to:
  • Accounts Payable
  • Accounts Receivable
  • Annual Financial Audit
  • Bank Reconciliation
  • Bonds
  • Budget Officer
  • Cost Plan Allocation
  • Fixed Assets Inventory Control
  • Grant Administration
 
  • Internal Control
  • Other Financing
  • Payroll and Employee Benefits
  • Property Taxes
  • Special District Functions
  • State and Federal Reporting
  • State Mandated Claim Reimbursement
  • Tax Anticipation Notes


Invitation to Submit Bid for Audit Services

You are invited to submit a bid for furnishing audit services to the Colusa County Board of Supervisors.  The accounting periods to be audited will be for the fiscal years ending June 30, 2015, 2016, and 2017.  Services will include the following audits:

  • County Financial Audit
  • Local Transportation Commission Financial Audit (including blended component unit, Transit Agency)
  • Local Transportation Commission Performance Audit (Triennial)
  • Transit Agency Performance Audit (Triennial)
  • County’s Investment Policy, Investment Portfolio and Risk, and Compliance Audit
  • Federal Financial Assistance Programs Single Audit

The successful bidder will audit the County’s financial statements and express an opinion on the fairness of the presentation and issue a management report of findings and recommendations resulting from a review of internal controls made in connection with the examination.  The successful bidder will also audit the County’s federal financial assistance programs and issue reports thereon in accordance with OMB Circular No. A-133.       

A contract will be awarded to the firm best qualified and whose proposals are deemed to be in the best interests of the County, price and other factors considered.      

If your CPA firm is interested in providing a proposal for auditing services and obtain a copy of the RFP directly from the County website, be sure to check the website regularly for any modifications that may be made to the RFP.  You can also send an email to Peggy Scroggins, County Auditor-Controller, stating your interest in the RFP and you will be automatically notified if any modifications are made to the RFP.  The email shall be sent to and the Subject Line must say “AUDIT RFP-INDICATION OF INITIAL INTEREST”.      

Written audit proposals will be accepted by the Office of the Clerk of the Board of Supervisors no later than 4:00 p.m. on October 31, 2014.  Audit proposals can be delivered to County Board Clerk, 547 Market Street, Suite #102, Colusa, CA  95932.  The Board of Supervisors will award the bid for the Countywide Audit at a future Board meeting.

        Financial Audit RFP for Fiscal Years Ending June 30, 2015, 2016 and 2017

        Federal Financial Assistance Programs Single Audit Report for 2013

        Contract for Professional Services Template  (This template is to be used exclusively for Audit Services.  It may not be applicable for other County contracts.)