Accountant II

Thursday, June 30, 2022

JOB TITLE: Accountant II

OPENING DATE: Wednesday, June 22, 2022

CLOSING DATE: 5:00 PM on Thursday, June 30, 2022

SALARY RANGE: $16.34 - $32.94 per hour at 35 hours per week

JOB TYPE: Full-time, Classified

DEPARTMENT: Finance Department

LOCATION: Thibodaux Complex

Nature of Job: Responsible for the supervision and control of the general accounting functions of the Lafourche Parish Finance Department. This includes the general ledger, payables, payroll, property, budget reporting, and statistical accumulation. Responsibilities also include for financial statement and report preparation on a regular and special request basis; assisting departments with annual budget preparation and budget reviews; and reviewing entries to the general and statistical ledgers to ensure accuracy.

Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree from four-year college or university

Substitution 1: High School Diploma and three (3) to five (5) years accounting experience

*Substantial knowledge of laws and regulations governing fiscal record keeping preferred.

A valid driver’s license issued by a state other than Louisiana is acceptable for application; however, once an employment offer is extended for a position, an applicant will have thirty (30) days to obtain the required Louisiana license. Failure to obtain a Louisiana driver’s license may disqualify an applicant from permanent employment in any position. Maintains acceptable driving record in addition to a valid Louisiana license.

*Proof of all certifications must be provided.

Applicants are subject to Civil Service procedures and testing, must be at least 18 years of age, pass a drug screen, and must meet the following submission procedures: Application must be completely filled out and signed by applicant. Resumes received without applications and/or applications received after the deadline will not be considered. Original application must be submitted in a sealed envelope addressed to the “Lafourche Parish Civil Service Department.” For more information or to apply for this position, please visit the Lafourche Parish Government website at

Applications are also available at the following locations: (Our offices are closed on Fridays)

Thibodaux Government Complex - 402 Green Street

Mathews Government Complex - 4876 Highway 1