Our mission is to provide public oversight, fiscal leadership and financial integrity and accountability through effective fiscal monitoring, reporting and safeguarding of public resources and to provide service, assistance and information to the Public, Board of Supervisors, the Administrative Office, County Departments, and Employees and Special Districts. We believe in collaborative government, while maintaining compliance and oversight over responsible spending of taxpayer's hard earned dollars.

Accounts Payable

The Accounts Payable is responsible for processing of claims submitted by County departments and special districts as well as all County disbursements. The unit audits and processes all legal and valid claims; monitors activity of County issued credit cards and ensures program compliance with periodic reviews of department records; and reconciles and prepares mandated reports related to its activities.

  • Audits vendor claims submitted by County departments
  • Reviews and processes payment requests submitted by Special Districts
  • Audits employee travel/mileage claims
  • Issues approximately 63,000 warrants (checks) annually
  • Recently began issuing e-payment advice notices, with a current average of 100 monthly
  • Maintains authorized vendor files
  • Reports State sales & use tax
  • Maintains and reports information for IRS 1099 and EDD reporting for vendors

Unclaimed Money

Unclaimed money consists of Butte County warrants that have been issued and mailed, but which remain un-cashed twelve months after their issue date. Warrants for welfare payments, child support, and employee payroll have been excluded from the list per privacy regulations. County warrants that are lost or stale dated can be reissued up to three years from the original issue date with special processing.

If you have determined that the County may have funds belonging to you or your business, you can file a claim with the County for the funds.

 Contact Auditor-Controller

Auditor-Controller's Office
Phone: 530.552.3600.
Fax: 530.538.7693

Property Tax Section: 530.552.3601

Audit Hotline: 530.552.3596

Email Internal Auditor

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 Location & Hours

25 County Center Drive,
Suite 120
Oroville, CA 95965

Office Hours:
Monday to Friday
8:30am to 5:00pm
Excludes Holidays