Financial Assistant

City Of Donaldsonville   Donaldsonville, LA   Full-time     Accounting
Posted on April 26, 2024

Financial Assistant


Job Summary

We are looking for a well-organized Financial Assistant to support our day-to-day transactions, including the expenses of our Section 8 program.  The main responsibilities of the financial assistant are to receive, process and verify invoices, be proficient in reconciling accounts and ensuring timely and accurate payments to vendors.  Skilled in resolving discrepancies, communicating with vendors and office staff. Report and assist the Finance Director on all necessary job assignments.

Job Requirements:

  • Associate degree in Accounting or B.S. in Accounting with at least 2-5 years of experience in accounts payable or governmental accounting
  • Excel Skills
  • Effective communication (oral and written) and presentation skills.
  • Fast learner with strong organizational skills, analytical and decision-making skills
  • Excellent people skills and an ability to work effectively with others at all levels.
  • Proven ability to meet challenges, goals and objectives with enthusiasm, drive, and initiative.
  • Exceptional attention to detail
  • Ability to oversee sensitive, confidential information.
  • Experience handling financial statement audits.
  • Knowledge of ERP Central Pro software but not mandatory

Job Responsibilities:

  • Pays invoices by verifying transaction information, preparing disbursements, and obtaining authorization of payment.
  • Processing reimbursement forms
  • Prepare 1099’s at year end.
  • Reconcile credit card statements.
  • Maintains financial historical records by filing accounting documents.
  • Create and update expense reports.
  • Assist with counting cash and approving deposits.
  • Maintain digital and physical financial records.
  • Create reports in Excel and Word


To apply: Email resume by clicking the APPLY button

Or mail to City of Donaldsonville Attn: Sandra C Williams, Finance Director

P.O. Box 470 Donaldsonville, La 70346

Application deadline: May 20, 2024

City Of Donaldsonville

Donaldsonville , LA