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Hardaway Axume Weir CPAs, LLP

Bakersfield, CA CPA Firm


About Us

To meet the needs of our clients, Hardaway Axume Weir CPAs, LLP was established as a CA CPA firm to provide accounting, tax, and business advisory services to corporations, small businesses and individuals throughout the Bakersfield area.  Recognizing that each client has unique goals, we tailor our services to meet your specific needs. To better meet the needs of our clients, we have individualized accounting services for clients in industries like Construction Accounting, Restaurant Accounting, Management Consulting, professional services and various consumer services. These individualized services have enabled us to address their industry-specific challenges, compliance needs, and standard tax practices.

Kenton A. Weir CPA
Owner and Managing Partner
Graduate of California State University - Bakersfield, BS Accounting

Ken has been providing accounting, tax, outsourced controller and management consulting services to businesses and individuals in Central California for over 30 years. Ken formed Hardaway Axume Weir CPAs, LLP, recently merged into Hardaway Axume Weir CPAs, LLP, over twenty-five years ago and has been working with many small and medium sized businesses helping them grow their businesses, minimize their tax obligations, and retain the fruits of their hard work. In addition to providing public accounting services, Ken's specialties are management consulting, and financial management for the construction, real estate, oilfield services, transportation, restaurant and other industries.

In the management consulting arena, Ken has been providing business development, organizational development, executive coaching and succession planning services to corporations and small business clients throughout Central California.

For construction based companies, Ken has developed a customized set of services to provide the expertise that construction based companies need. This segment of our practice has enabled us to meet the needs of small contractors in various trades as well as multi-million dollar contractors. Our construction clients operate in the residential, commercial, industrial and governmental construction sectors.

Over the past thirty years, Ken has emerged as a prominent and well-respected CPA in Kern County. In addition to assisting his clients, Ken was an elected Board Member of the Bakersfield School District for fourteen years, has served various Board level positions with the Kern County School Boards Association, Girl Scouts, St. Vincent de Paul Thrift Store, and has chaired and participated on various Greater Bakersfield Chamber of Commerce committees.

He is also a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, California Society of Certified Public Accountants and has been an accounting and computer science instructor at Bakersfield College.

Since 2006, Ken has been serving as an elected Council member of the Bakersfield City Council and has served as Vice-Mayor of the City.

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