Budget Officer (Unclassified) – Alexandria, LA

Salary is dependent on qualifications.

Summary of Position

Manages the City’s budget; develops, reviews, and approves associated budgets; monitors budget performance for all programs and divisions in the City; makes budget adjustments as required. Assists with the administration of the Finance division. Assumes the duties at the Director level and assists accounting staff as needed.

Examples of Duties

  • Supervises the work of assigned personnel including assigning and reviewing work, providing guidance, and conducting performance evaluations.
  • Assists in the preparation, monitoring, and adjusting of the City budget.
  • Oversees administration of the Finance division; provides assistance to the Director.
  • Ensures compliance with Louisiana Local Government Budget Act.
  • Performs related work as required.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in accounting, finance, or a related field
  • Five to seven years of related work experience in governmental accounting and finance
  • Any equivalent combination of training, education, and experience that provides the required skills, knowledge, and abilities
  • Knowledge of principles and practices of basic accounting and governmental accounting
  • Ability to prepare, monitor, and manage budgets



P.O. BOX 71

The City of Alexandria is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Assistant Director, Finance – Alexandria, LA

Annual Salary: $ 67,433.60 Grade:  36 (Employee: 7% on your current salary, whichever is greater; or 10.5% on your current salary, whichever is greater, if position is 3 grades or higher than current position).

Appointment to a position in the classified service shall be at the minimum of the corresponding pay range unless otherwise approved.

Examination is announced to establish an employment list to fill 1 vacancy in the Finance Division and to oversee and coordinate the preparation and maintenance of the annual operating and capital budgets for the City.

Minimum Applicant Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in Finance, Accounting, or closely related field required. Seven (7) years of progressively responsible management experience in governmental accounting and budgeting or any equivalent combination of education, training, and experience, which provides the requisite knowledge, skills, and abilities for this job.
  • Must possess a valid driver’s license.
  • Will be required to obtain a valid State of Louisiana driver’s license at time of appointment and maintain throughout employment for this classification.

Kind of Examination

This examination may consist of a written test, a rating of training and experience, a performance test or any combination thereof deemed necessary to adequately screen and rank applicants.  Examination notices will be sent out via email with a testing date, time, and location.  Applicants must supply complete and accurate information concerning their previous training and experience including a detailed description of their work experience, the names and addresses of all previous employers and the dates of employment.  The information is subject to verification. 

Must include copies of driver’s license, diploma, GED, DD214, degree, etc. with application.

Accepting applications:  May 31 – June 14, 2023 by 4pm or the first 50 applications whichever comes first.


Civil Service Department Ph. (318) 449-5030, Fax (318) 449-5232,

Email: civilservice@cityofalex.com

The City of Alexandria is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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As outlined in the Lafayette City-Parish Consolidated Government Home Rule Charter, the Chief Financial Officer administers Lafayette City-Parish Consolidated Government finance and revenue program and is responsible for accounting for Lafayette City-Parish Consolidated Government property by performing the position’s duties personally or through subordinate supervisors. This position is appointed by the Mayor-President and serves at the pleasure of the Mayor-President.

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