ACCOUNTING MANAGER

Louisiana Energy and Power Authority is seeking a degreed accountant with a degree from an accredited four-year college with the ability to oversee and manage the general accounting functions for a governmental entity who provides wholesale power and energy to municipalities. CPA candidate a plus. The ideal candidate should have experience in the preparation and supervision of budgets, thorough knowledge of governmental and public utility accounting principles, methods, and applicable laws, regulations, and procedures regarding governmental monies. Candidate will also supervise staff. Knowledge in Excel, Peachtree, and excellent verbal and written communication abilities is a plus. Candidate must have a minimum of five years’ experience in governmental accounting.

Only one position (at a minimum pay of $35.00/Hr) is available in Lafayette, LA. The deadline for applications is 12:00 noon on August 17, 2022. For an application, contact:  Louisiana Energy & Power Authority (LEPA), 210 Venture Way, Lafayette, LA, 70507-5319.  (337) 269-4046 or on our website at www.lepa.com.

ALL APPLICANTS MUST COMPLETE A LEPA APPLICATION.

Deadline for receiving applications is 12:00 Noon, August 17, 2022.

Necessary Knowledge, Abilities, and Skills

  • Knowledge of all aspects of the accounting function
  • Ability to supervise staff
  • Prepare and monitor budgets
  • Skills in Peachtree, Microsoft Excel, and pivot tables

Illustrative Examples of Work

  • Reconcile Weekly Invoices
  • Generate and review monthly invoices to LEPA Member Cities
  • Confer with Member City accounting personnel
  • Analyze future expenses to determine budgets
  • Reconcile accounting data with monthly summaries
  • Work with external auditors to ensure the correct and timely closing of annual reports
  • Preparation of monthly and annual financial statements

Benefits

  • Defined Benefit Retirement Plan
  • Paid health insurance
  • Life insurance based on compensation
  • Flex Time
  • Paid Sick and Annual Leave
  • 10 Paid Holidays annually

 

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ACCOUNTANT

Louisiana Energy and Power Authority is seeking an individual with experience in governmental, private, or public accounting. The ideal candidate will have experience in accounts receivable, accounts payable, payroll, and preparing and reviewing financial reports. Knowledge in Peachtree, Excel, and excellent communication skills a plus.

Only one position (at a minimum pay of $21.17/Hr) is available in Lafayette, LA. The deadline for applications is 12:00 noon on August 17, 2022. For an application, contact:  Louisiana Energy & Power Authority (LEPA), 210 Venture Way, Lafayette, LA, 70507-5319.  (337) 269-4046 or on our website at www.lepa.com.

ALL APPLICANTS MUST COMPLETE A LEPA APPLICATION.

Deadline for receiving applications is 12:00 Noon, August 17, 2022.

Necessary Knowledge, Abilities, and Skills

  • Knowledge of day-to-day accounting
  • Knowledge of U.S. GAAP
  • Skills in Peachtree, Microsoft Excel, and pivot tables
  • Ability to gather and analyze fiscal data and prepare journal entries and monthly schedules

Benefits

  • Defined Benefit Retirement Plan
  • Paid health insurance
  • Life insurance based on compensation
  • Flex Time
  • Paid Sick and Annual Leave
  • 10 Paid Holidays