The Finance Department is responsible for carrying out the Clerk's duties as the county's chief financial officer and comptroller for the Board of County Commissioners, Port Authority and Civic Center Authority. Those duties include pre-auditing disbursements made on behalf of the county. The Clerk may refuse to sign and deliver a county payment for any unlawful expenditure.
The Finance Department also processes payroll for the Board and the Clerk, manages the county's investment portfolio, maintains the records and conducts annual physical inventories of capital assets for the Board, Clerk, Property Appraiser, Supervisor of Elections and Tax Collector and, as the accountant to the Board, prepares financial reports.
Location: 1115 Manatee Avenue West, 3rd Floor.
Office Hours: Monday through Friday 8:30 am to 4:30 pm
Mailing Address: Post Office Box 25400, Bradenton, FL 34206
Email: Dan Wolfson, CPA, Chief Financial Officer
Phone Number: (941) 749-1800, Ext. 6100
Fax Number: (941) 741-4011