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About CAR

Under direction of the state comptroller, CAR establishes policies and procedures for state financial transactions and executes those transactions in accordance with state law, federal regulations and governmental accounting and reporting standards.


Promote a sound fiscal environment by providing trustworthy and consistent guidance and support.


We are agile, collaborative, humble, respectful leaders who make a difference and get things done.


Inspiring and affecting excellence.


Services provided by CAR include:

Transaction Processing

This group is the final step in processing a transaction through the state accounting system. Claims go through budget and cash controls and a series of edits to establish reasonable assurance of compliance with state laws and regulations. All travel claims are reviewed before claims are certified to the state treasurer for payment. This group provides oversight and assistance related to the accounts payable system and also includes the statewide administration of the P-card program.

Payroll/HR Shared Services

Offers human resources and payroll processing services to agencies on a contract basis.

PeopleSoft Support & Implementation

Provides support to agencies related to the state central accounting system including the rollout of various accounting system modules, testing, upgrades and compliance.

Financial Reporting Unit

Prepares the State of Oklahoma Comprehensive Annual Financial Report as required by state law. The CAFR is used in analysis and decision-making by state management, creditors and others. This unit also maintains reporting information for all agencies, funds and component units included in the state reporting entity, and prepares the annual Schedule of Expenditures of Federal Awards.

Supplier Registration

Provides supplier registration support services to Oklahoma state agencies and their payees. Maintains the state supplier file and supports the state online supplier registration system used by suppliers to register and meet statutory requirements for state agency procurement and payment activities.

Agency Business Services

ABS offers agencies a cost-effective means of processing financial transactions in a shared services environment. ABS contracts with state agencies to provide financial services such as budgeting, procurement, accounts payable, reconciling and reporting.

Statewide Accounting Unit

Maintains the state central accounting system in compliance with budgetary and financial laws and regulations. This unit processes journal entries to the state general ledger for statewide transactions, reviews agency special account reconciliations, processes cash allocations to agencies and is responsible for centralized payroll tax and withholding payments and reporting and issuance of year-end tax forms, such as Forms W-2 and 1099.

Last Modified on Nov 29, 2022
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