Finance Department

caldwell parish laThis department manages and controls all financial functions of all Parish departments and the Clerk Courts in accordance with generally accepted principles of government accounting and various Louisiana statutes and Administrative Codes.

The Finance Department is comprised of three main areas:

  • General Accounting
  • Accounts Payable
  • Payroll

Duties of the Finance Department include:

  • Controlling expenditures and obligations (including operating expenses, debt, payroll)
  • Receipting and depositing all revenues
  • Managing the investment of all monies
  • Accounting for all assets and capital project expenditures
  • Internal and external reporting

The financial activity of all parish departments is supervised by the Finance Officer to ascertain solid internal controls are in place.

Contact Information:

201 Main Street
PO Box 1737
Columbia LA 71418
Phone: 318-649-2681
Fax: 318-649-5930