Accounting Manager


Accounting Manager

@ Louisiana Energy and Power Authority

Job Description

  • 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.

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 


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

Salary Range: Minimum pay of $35.00/Hr


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

How to Apply:

Apply in person at 210 Venture Way, Lafayette, LA, 70507 or through email to 

Applications can be found online at

The deadline for applications is 12:00 noon on August 17, 2022.

A LEPA application must be submitted but can be accompanied by a resume

Visit Site to Apply

Location: 210 Venture Way, Lafayette, LA 70507
Date Posted: August 04, 2022
Application Deadline: August 17, 2022
Job Type: Full-time