Parish Treasurer – Lincoln Parish Police Jury

The Lincoln Parish Police Jury is accepting applications from qualified candidates for the position of Parish Treasurer.  Education and experience requirements are a Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university in finance, accounting, business administration or closely related field.  A Master’s Degree in Public or Business Administration, and/or CPA preferred. Progressively responsible experience in local government finance also preferred. 

Entry level salary is $62,275.20 but is negotiable DOE, DOQ.

A full job description and application can be found at   Application deadline is June 16, 2017 at 5:00 p.m.  If interested, submit completed Police Jury application (required), a letter of interest, resume with salary history, and three (3) professional references to: 

Mr. Courtney Hall, Administrator
PO Box 979
Ruston, LA  71273-0979

Candidates with the most relevant professional qualifications and experience will be invited for an interview.  Lincoln Parish Police Jury is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Senior Accountant – Ascension Parish School Board

Position: Senior Accountant
Salary Range: $65,732 – $65,435

Please see attached file to view full job description.

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Proposed responsibilities of the additional Senior Accountant

  • Prepare the Comprehensive Annual Financial Report, currently done by Diane
  • Perform approximately 41 payroll withholding reconciliations monthly, currently not performed but mentioned in previous district audits
  • Work with Human Resources retirement clerks to ensure that retirement reporting and payments are correct every month
  • Either perform operating and payroll bank reconciliations (currently done by Nicole) or review them (currently done by Diane)
  • Oversee the work of the general ledger accountant and assist with month-end journal entries and preparing monthly financial statements, currently not performed and a main reason why financial statements are frequently late to the Board
  • Lease accounting, a major accounting standard which will be effective in a few years
  • Possibly capital asset accounting, currently done by Diane (land, buildings, construction in progress) and Lakeita (equipment)
  • Possibly capital projects funds, currently done by Diane
  • Possibly millage adoption, currently done by Diane
  • Possibly the Health Care fund (after eliminating the deficit), currently done by Diane, with assistance from Nicole and Deshonna

Central Office – Business Services - Computer Services Manager

Position:              Computer Services Manager
Location:             Central Office – Business Services

Minimum Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or related field.
  • Minimum of 5 years of experience in information technology.
  • Demonstrate project management skills in a variety of applications and effective oral and communication skills.
  • Knowledge of TCP/IP Ethernet, MS Windows, MS Windows Server, Active Directory, Group Policy and Microsoft Exchange as well as LAN/WAN design and management, including router and switch setup and VLAN network configuration. Experience with Sungard eSchoolPlus student information system and Munis financial and personnel systems preferred.

Reports to:  Chief Financial Officer

Job Goal:  To provide leadership and management to Central Information Technology Department and provide, operate and maintain computing and telecommunications facilities, equipment and services that meet the needs of the St. Bernard Parish School Board.

Salary:  Commensurate with degree and years of experience.

Length of Employment:  12 months, 242 days, 8 hours per day.

Inquiries should be forwarded to:

David Fernandez
Chief Financial Officer
200 E. St. Bernard Hwy.
Chalmette,  LA  70043
(504) 301-2000

ERP – Finance Lead

Highly responsible professional accounting, supervisory, and administrative work assisting the Comptroller in the implementation of a new ERP system; and related work as required. Conform with and abide by all regulations, policies, work procedures and instructions. Manages all aspects of complex projects from inception to conclusion and assumes a lead role in ERP business decisions.

Essential Function

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  1. Oversee the activities of the government accounting department for the accurate and timely dissemination of financial management reports including, but not limited to, internal and external monthly financial statements and annual audits and annual budgets.
  2. Oversee the activities of the disbursement department, ensuring the accurate and timely processing of accounts payable, purchase orders, petty cash, core employee expense reports, cash control, core payroll processing and total payroll tax compliance.
  3. Oversee the activities of the accounts receivable department to ensure the accurate and timely management of all accounts receivable aging components including billings, cash receipts application, etc; funding service management, which includes weekly funding reports and customer service; and check statistic management.
  4. Oversee governmental procurement and grant management,
  5. Establish and maintain systems and controls that verify the integrity of all systems, processes and data, and enhance the company’s value.
  6. Respond to CFO as assigned with accurate and timely work to facilitate his financial needs.
  7. Participate in a wide variety of special projects and compile a variety of special reports.
  8. Communicate with co-workers, management, clients and others in a courteous and professional manner.
  9. As the point of contact on assigned projects, performs a variety of highly skilled duties such as: assembling, coordinating and managing multidisciplinary technical review teams.
  10. Facilitates and troubleshoots the myriad of problems associated with developing complex systems or with coordinating and development, and design projects.
  11. Provides highly skilled technical and management advice and assistance to department management and personnel.
  12. Responds to inquiries about projects.
  13. Chairs various project review and pre-submittal meetings
  14. Establishes and maintains liaison as required with boards, committees and commissions.
  15. Assists in developing departmental plans, goals, objectives, policies and procedures.
  16. Coordinates schedules of staff and other interested parties.


  1. Financial Management.
  2. Technical Capacity.
  3. Performance Management.
  4. Ethical Conduct.
  5. Communication Proficiency.
  6. Personal Effectiveness/Credibility.
  7. Project Management
  8. Problem Solving/Analysis


  1. A Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university in Accounting, Finance or a closely related field.*
  2. Five (5) years of progressive, highly responsible professional accounting experience.  This experience must have included responsibilities for maintenance of the general ledger, monthly financial reporting and preparation of Comprehensive Annual Financial Reports for a government agency or private company.   Two (2) years of this experience must have been in a salaried position which included supervisory responsibilities for accounting operations; implementing policies; allocating resources; and directing personnel to accomplish work objectives. 

This is a contract position and please contact Mike Schmidt for more information:

Mike Schmidt | Project Manager
Information Technology & Innovation | City of New Orleans
(504) 814-0325 (Office & Cell)  |

Business manager - St Charles Parish Public Schools

  • Position Type:   Administration/Business Manager
  • Date Posted:   3/21/2017
  • Location:   Central Office-Business Office
  • Closing Date:   4/19/2017  @ NOON     

Minimum requirements

  • Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting or Business Administration
  • Minimum of five (5) years of accounting work experience 

Salary: $72,719
Length of Employment: 12 months;  240 days;  7.5 hrs. per day

Special Requirements:

  • Minimum of three (3) years of supervisory experience preferred
  • Certified Public Accountant preferred
  • School Business Official Certification preferred

Application Deadline: April 19, 2017 at Noon
Date Effective:  Upon Board Approval


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