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LEDA Virtual Job Fair


Employers interested in posting their job openings on the LEDA Virtual job fair (at no cost) can send job description, qualifications, and application method to LEDA's Director of Workforce Development by email.

In addition to posting your vacancies on LEDA's website, positions are also distributed to a network of workforce centers and educational institutions as appropriate.

Position: Controller

The Controller is responsible for managing all functions related to finance and accounting, as well as oversight of specific administrative duties. The Controller reports to the President & CEO and manages two direct reports: Manager of Accounting and Accounting Associate & Receptionist.
• Plans and coordinates all financial functions, including accounting, cash and investment management, budgeting, internal controls, and financial reporting
• Manages cash flow needs of the organization
• Manages banking relationships, investigates most effective financing arrangements, and makes related recommendations to President & CEO and Board of Directors
• Oversees all accounting operations; analyzes data and trends; prepares accurate, timely, and comprehensive reports and financial statements; and makes related recommendations to President & CEO and Board of Directors
• Prepares and delivers presentations of monthly financials to the Finance Committee
• Ensures compliance of financial activities with organization bylaws and financial policies
• Ensures adequacy of and compliance with sound internal controls
• Coordinates annual third-party audit; serves as liaison to auditors; ensures all requested
documentation is accurately and timely prepared for auditor review
• Serves as liaison to CPA firm in preparation of annual tax return; provides all necessary
supporting documentation
• Participates in strategic planning process and annual budget development in close
collaboration with department leaders, Finance Committee, and Board of Directors
• Supports finance staff in problem-solving, while ensuring compliance with generally accepted
accounting standards and industry best practices
• Provides leadership on other finance-related functions as necessary
• Administers bookkeeping services for other partner organizations including Empower PAC
and I-49 South Coalition
• Oversees specific administrative matters including payroll, purchasing, insurance, and
administrative contracts
• Directs payroll processing, safety program, workers' compensation claims handling and
• Directs benefits administration, enrollment, and open enrollment meetings, including
solicitation of bids for benefit plans upon renewal and processing benefits applications
• Maintains personnel records
• Processes new hires, employee status change, and separation paperwork
• Reconciles vacation and sick time
• Works with President & CEO to formulate and help implement policies and procedures for the
human resources function
• Manages receptionist/front desk staff to ensure continuous, timely service for walk-in
customers and inbound calls
• Helps maintain and administer general building operations, including managing third-party
service providers

• Bachelor's degree in accounting or related field
• Five or more years of professional experience in accounting, finance, or related field
• Excellent organization and planning skills with strong attention to detail
• Strong written and verbal communication skills
• Ability to multitask and work under time pressure
• Detailed knowledge of QuickBooks
• Proficiency in Microsoft Office suite (Word, Excel, Outlook, and PowerPoint)

Application Requirements:
Please submit your cover letter and resume to [email protected], and include the job title
in the subject line. Applicants will be considered on an ongoing basis.

Job Posted:
Application Deadline:

Resume Prep & Job Search Assistance

Click below to find more information on visiting the local Business & Career Solutions Center at 706 E. Vermilion Street, Lafayette, LA where staff can assist you with resume preparation assistance, job search assistance, and referrals to training and employment opportunities.


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