Finance Department


Jennifer Meyers

Finance Director


(225) 686-2266


(225) 686-7079

The Home Rule Charter establishes the Department of Finance and provides for its duties and responsibilities.

Our mission is to foster and preserve public trust and confidence through innovative and responsible financial management systems that ensure the delivery of efficient, effective services responsive to the needs of the citizens in accordance with the best recognized principles of governmental finance.

The Finance department is responsible for the following:

- The collection and custody of all monies of the parish government and their proper disbursement in accordance with applicable laws, regulations and the Home Rule Charter.
- Preparation of annual operating and capital improvement budgets for all departments within the parish government.
- Preparation of audited annual financial statements for the primary government.
- All financial accounting and reporting, including accounts payable/long-term debt, accounts receivable, records management, fixed assets/capital outlay, records retention and management, grant management, and human resources/payroll in accordance with Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) and other applicable laws and regulations.

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