Finance

Bamberg County Finance Department is responsible for payroll, accounts payable management, preparing the annual budget, preparing for and working with the external auditors on the annual audit, receiving and accounting for numerous grants in addition to other financial management practices.

 

As outlined in the 2017-2018 Annual Budget, the Financial Goals of Bamberg County include:

  • Improve delinquent tax collection
  • Participate in S.C. Debt Set-Off Program
  • Establish and implement internal controls
  • Increase detail in the monthly report provided to the County Council
  • Review fee structure and alternatives
    • Fire, EMS, Landfill, Roads, Building Permits
  • Increase staff training
  • Improve communication between the treasurer, auditor, and finance offices
  • Reformat budget to comply with GFOA Budget Award Requirements
  • Develop and implement purchasing ordinance to comply with state law
  • Manage capital projects sales tax program
  • Pursue grant opportunities
  • Maintain Unmodified Audit

 

REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS - COUNTY AUDITING SERVICES, DUE SEPTEMBER 30, 2019

Bamberg County is soliciting the services of a qualified firm of licensed certified public accountants to provide financial auditing services to Bamberg County. Under South Carolina law, Bamberg County Council must provide for an independent annual audit of the financial records and transactions of the County to be made by a certified public accountant (or firm of such accountants), who has no personal interest, direct or indirect, in the fiscal affairs of the County government or its officers.

 

Click here to download a copy of the RFP.

 

SUBMIT PROPOSAL BY SEPTEMBER 30, 2019 BEFORE 4 PM:

By Mail to:

Thomas M. Thomas, Deputy County Administrator and Procurement Director

1234 North Street

P.O. Box 149

Bamberg, SC  29003

 

or by Hand Delivery to:

Same as Above