Accountant Manager 3

Location: Baton Rouge, Louisiana
Company: Louisiana Department of State Civil Service
Salary: $4,954 - $9,748
Industry: Finance
Job Type: Full Time
Contact: Louisiana Department of State Civil Service
Posted: 13 days ago
Reposted: 6 days ago
Accountant Manager 3

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Accountant Manager 3


$4,954.00 - $9,748.00 Monthly


Baton Rouge, LA

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Gov-Office of Elderly Affairs

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Supplemental Information

The Governor's Office of Elderly Affairs is an Equal Opportunity Employer and State as a Model Employer (SAME) to promote diversity and inclusion in the workplace.

Driving, travel and overtime will be required as deemed necessary by the supervisor.

All prospective new hires will be subject to employment eligibility verification via the federal government's E-verify.

No Civil Service test score is required in order to be considered for this vacancy.

To apply for this vacancy, click on the "Apply" link above and complete an electronic application, which can be used for this vacancy as well as future job opportunities. Applicants are responsible for checking the status of their application to determine where they are in the recruitment process. Further status message information is located under the Information section of the Current Job Opportunities page.
  • Resumes WILL NOT be accepted in lieu of completed education and experience sections on your application. Applications may be rejected if incomplete.
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A baccalaureate degree with twenty-four hours in accounting plus five years of professional level experience in accounting or financial auditing.


A certified public accountant (CPA) certificate will substitute for the baccalaureate degree with twenty-four semester hours in accounting plus one year of the experience.

A master's degree in accounting, business administration, finance, management, economics, quantitative methods, or public administration will substitute for one year of the required experience



Six years of full-time work experience in any field may be substituted for the required baccalaureate degree (not the 24 hours in accounting).

Candidates without a baccalaureate degree may combine work experience and college credit to substitute for the baccalaureate degree (not the 24 hours in accounting) as follows:

A maximum of 120 semester hours may be combined with experience to substitute for the baccalaureate degree.

30 to 59 semester hours credit will substitute for one year of experience towards the baccalaureate degree.

60 to 89 semester hours credit will substitute for two years of experience towards the baccalaureate degree.

90 to 119 semester hours credit will substitute for three years of experience towards the baccalaureate degree.

120 or more semester hours credit will substitute for four years of experience towards the baccalaureate degree.

College credit earned without obtaining a baccalaureate degree may be substituted for a maximum of four years full-time work experience towards the baccalaureate degree. Candidates with 120 or more semester hours of credit, but without a degree, must also have at least two years of full-time work experience to substitute for the baccalaureate degree.

NOTE: Any college hours or degree must be from an accredited college or university.

Job Concepts

Function of Work:

To plan, organize, and manage accounting programs.

Level of Work:


Supervision Received:

Generally from a higher-level fiscal manager or administrator.

Supervision Exercised:

Typically over at least two Accountant Managers 1 or one Accountant Manager 2. Agency hierarchy and reporting relationships will also be considered when making allocations at this level.

Location of Work:

May be used by all state agencies.

Job Distinctions:

Differs from other Accountant Managers by level of Accountant Administrator served; relationship to Accountant Administrator; number of accounting functions managed; scope and complexity of programs managed; and size and composition of subordinate staff.

Differs from Accountant Administrator by subordinate relationship.

See allocation criteria memo for details.

Examples of Work

Oversees the preparation of complex financial reports in the areas of budget development, cost reporting, and revenue forecasting.

Develops goals and measurable performance standards for subordinate fiscal units and subordinate fiscal supervisors.

Establishes productivity reporting criteria and procedures for these units and monitors supervisors' performance in meeting goals.

Ensures that supervisors are trained to counsel employees, develop employees' skills, and lead employees to achieve performance objectives.

Provides periodic reports of unit performance to higher level Accountant Manager or Accountant Administrator.


Louisiana State Government represents a wide variety of career options and offers an outstanding opportunity to "make a difference" through public service. With an array of career opportunities in every major metropolitan center and in many rural areas, state employment provides an outstanding option to begin or continue your career. As a state employee, you will earn competitive pay, choose from a variety of benefits and have access to a great professional development program.

Flexible Working Arrangements- The flexibility of our system allows agencies to implement flexible working arrangements through the use of alternative work schedules, telecommuting and other flexibilities. These arrangements vary between hiring agencies.

Professional Development- The Comprehensive Public Training Program (CPTP) is the state-funded training program for state employees. Through CPTP, agencies are offered management development and supervisory training, and general application classes on topics as diverse as writing skills and computer software usage.

Insurance Coverage- Employees can choose one of several health insurance programs ranging from an HMO to the State's own Group Benefits Insurance program. The State of Louisiana pays a portion of the cost for group health and life insurance. Dental and vision coverage are also available. More information can be found at

Deferred Compensation- As a supplemental retirement savings plan for employees, the State offers a Deferred Compensation Plan for tax deferred savings.

Holidays and Leave- State employees receive the following paid holidays each year: New Year's Day, Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, Mardi Gras, Good Friday, Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Veteran's Day, Thanksgiving Day and Christmas Day. Additional holidays may be proclaimed by the Governor. State employees earn sick and annual leave which can be accumulated and saved for future use. Your accrual rate increases as your years of service increase.

Retirement- State of Louisiana employees are eligible to participate in various retirement systems (based on the type of appointment and agency for which an employee works). These retirement systems provide retirement allowances and other benefits for state officers and employees and their beneficiaries. State retirement systems may include (but are not limited to): Louisiana State Employees Retirement System (), Teacher's Retirement System of Louisiana (), Louisiana School Employees' Retirement System (), among others. LASERS has provided this video () to give you more detailed information about their system.


Do you have experience in grants management? If yes, explain. If no, write n/a.


Do you possess 24 semester hours in accounting from a regionally accredited college?
  • Yes
  • No

If you answered 'yes' to the previous question, please type each course name, semester hours earned, and the accredited university. If you answered 'no,' type N/A. Example: ACCT 2001 - Introductory Financial Accounting - 3 hrs - LSU


Do you have a current certified public accountant (CPA) certificate?
  • Yes
  • No

If you answered yes to the previous question, please list the license number, issue date, and expiration date. If no, please type N/A.

Required Question


State of Louisiana


For agency contact information, please refer to

the supplemental information above.

Louisiana State Civil Service, Louisiana, 70802




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