The City of Port Allen, Louisiana is seeking qualified candidates for the position of Chief Administrative Officer.

Candidates must possess, at a minimum, the following qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business, Public Administration, or government related field from an accredited college or university.
  • Minimum (5) years’ supervisory experience, preferably with a governmental unit.
  • Knowledge of billing techniques and methods applied to municipal services.
  • Knowledge of governmental purchasing methods and procedures.
  • Experience in risk management.
  • Thorough knowledge of computer applications.
  • Ability to Coordinate projects with public works supervisors.
  • Ability to effectively communicate with other persons and agencies.

Responsibilities include highly responsible administrative level work in the areas of directing the billing and collection of utility accounts, supervising office staff, purchasing, permitting and licensing, planning and zoning, interpretation of city codes and ordinances, implementation and maintenance of municipal risk insurance program, enforcement of substance abuse policy, assisting in authoring resolutions, ordinances, proclamations, proceedings of meetings and public notices, coordinating contract negotiations, assist in the preparation of the general and administrative department budgets, prepares a variety of local, state, and federal records and reports, acts as the City’s Section 504 Compliance officer.

Candidates should mail or deliver applications along with a resume’ to:

Mayor, City of Port Allen
375 Court Street
Port Allen, LA 70767                                                                                                                                      

Resumes and applications must be received no later than Friday, March 13, 2020 at 12:00 noon to be eligible for consideration.

The City of Port Allen does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age or disability in employment or the provision of services.

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The LaSalle Parish School Board is now taking applications for the position of Business Manager.

Deadline to apply: February 12, 2020



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

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.

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.

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.


Undergraduate Degree in accounting or closely related field.

Special Requirements

CPA certification



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

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