ASSISTANT DIRECTOR OF FINANCE - CADDO PARISH

A highly responsible management position that reports directly to the Director of Finance. Position assists with managing the overall operations of the department.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Main duties and responsibilities include the following: (Other duties may be assigned.)

  • Assist in the leadership of the Finance Department ensuring Parish resources are used to best serve the citizens and employees of the Parish of Caddo. Uphold proper decision making, legalities and integrity of the position. Assist in the process of overseeing the functions of the Finance Department which includes providing centralized accounting, purchasing, and data processing activities.
  • Assists with the preparation and maintenance of the budget for the Finance Department. Uses good judgment in spending parish funds.
  • Manage employees within the Department to include fair and equitable treatment, good communication, training, and ensuring that high standards are maintained. Create a learning environment which may include continuing education for self and subordinates, creating succession planning for all key positions, and fostering teamwork within the group.

QUALIFICATIONS
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and or ability required.

  • Requires an undergraduate degree in accounting or a closely related field, plus five (5) years of experience in public accounting or governmental financial management and strong administrative and organizational abilities. Must have a working knowledge of governmental accounting and financial reporting standards and advanced experience with personal computer applications, including Excel. CPA certification is required.
  • If assigned a parish vehicle, must possess a valid Driver’s License, with a good driving record.
  • Ability to plan, initiate and execute procedures and policies. Analytical mind to solve and properly explain, verbally, and in writing, complex problems; facility with words and numbers; ability to establish and maintain harmonious working relationships.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee will experience physical requirements similar to those associated with a business office environment.

Qualifications

Undergraduate Degree in accounting or closely related field.

Special Requirements

CPA certification

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INTERNAL AUDITOR - ST. TAMMANY PARISH SCHOOL BOARD

The St. Tammany Parish School Board is now accepting applications for an Internal Auditor. This is a twelve month (12) position. Qualifications for this position are a Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Business Administration, or a related field, with at least three (3) years experience in governmental auditing, preferable of school boards. An additional four (4) years of experience in governmental auditing may be substituted for the required Bachelor’s degree. An AMBA, CPA, or CIA may be substituted for two (2) years of the required three (3) years of experience. CIA preferred. Successful supervisory and administrative experience in accounting and/or auditing is also required in addition to the ability to prepare written audit reports. Questions regarding this position may be directed to Ms. Terri Prevost, Director of Business Affairs at (985) 898-3217. Persons interested in applying for this position must submit an Internal Auditor online application which can be found on our website at www.stpsb.org under “Employment Opportunities.” Candidate must submit to a background check and fingerprinting. Complete applications must be received no later than 4:30 p.m. on September 6, 2019. Incomplete applications will not be considered. The St. Tammany Parish School Board does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, religion, age or disability in employment or the provision of services.

CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER (CFO) - THE LOUISIANA MUNICIPAL ASSOCIATION (LMA)

The Louisiana Municipal Association (LMA) seeks a Chief Financial Officer (CF0) who will provide accounting and financial services to the LMA and to its subsidiaries and affiliates, including a risk management entity. The CFO will assist with daily cash management, budgeting, annual audit, and
preparation of monthly reconciliations and reports and ensure all financial reporting processes are completed accurately and timely for all related entities. This position also ensures that the LMA Board’s financial policies are complied with, develops and implements accounting policies and internal controls, and supervises the accounting staff.

BS degree in Accounting, CPA Certificate, and relevant work experience in government, nonprofit and/or insurance preferred. Salary commensurate with experience, plus benefits. LMA is an equal opportunity employer.

Submit a cover letter and resume, including salary expectation and references to:

Louisiana Municipal Association
Attn: Richard Williams
P.O. Box 4327
Baton Rouge, LA 70821;

or via e-mail to rwilliams@lma.org

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