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  • Posted: over a month ago
  • $32,000 to $67,000 Yearly
  • Full-Time
  • Benefits: dental, medical, vision,
Job Description



1.      Five to eight years experience in business-related field

2.     Training in accounting principles and tax laws

3.     Administrative ability, particularly in the areas of finance, personnel management, and collections

4.      Familiarity and knowledge with data processing

5.     BA or BS degree in business related field preferred





Board of Commissioners; the Administrator is appointed by and serves the Board of Commissioners




All personnel of Commission




The Administrator’s position encompasses two broad areas of responsibility.  One aspect of the Administrator’s function is the responsibility for enforcement of the Sales & Use Tax Ordinances.  Appeals from the Administrator’s decisions are to the courts.  The Administrator shall have all the rights, powers and privileges delegated and conferred upon the Administrator by previously enacted ordinances and resolutions of all taxing jurisdictions within Sabine Parish.  The Administrator shall have, subject to the provision of the Joint Agreement for Collection of Sales & Use Tax, complete control and authority with respect to the administration of the affairs of the Commission.


Other primary responsibilities include assistance in identifying the nature, location, and operators of all itinerant vendors and special events in the community, and identification of dealer which should be registered with the Commission.










1.      To represent the Commission in all matters necessary for the proper collection, enforcement, and administration of the respective taxes; and at the discretion of the Administrator may institute in the name of the Commission, suits to enforce the collection of such taxes.


2.     To make, appoint, amend and promulgate rules and regulations in accordance with applicable laws and enactments of the taxing bodies relative to their respective taxes.


3.     To conduct hearings and pass upon any complaints by any taxpayer, dealer, or other interested party on any matter which may arise in connection with the collections, enforcement, and administration of said taxes.


4.     To have a letter sent to each new business explaining what is required in regard to remittance of tax. 


5.     To cause an audit whenever there is suspicion to suspect that a taxpayer is out of compliance, with board approval.  Typical evidence shall be arrived at through the Administrator’s personal expertise and shall be so drawn as to assure that a reasonable number of audits be performed.


6.     To make recommendations to the board as to the most cost-effective method of performing audits; such as contract auditing firms.


7.     To be required to make at least preliminary contact with regard to any short term out-of-parish case of obvious non-compliance of which he/she is aware in an attempt to gain voluntary compliance prior to turning such cases over to outside auditing firms.


8.     To present to the Sales & Use Tax Commission a detailed report of all monies collected by audits and to which jurisdictions the monies were delivered on a quarterly basis.


9.     To delegate authority and responsibilities to other employees of the commission as may be necessary to carry out the proper functions of the office.  All employees should be involved in regular office work in order to relieve the work load of the Administrator.


10.  To provide information regarding the work and affairs of the commission as may be required or helpful, and to assist dealers, taxpayers or other affected parties in promoting the orderly and effective collection of said taxes.


11.  To see that the policies which have been established by the commission are carried out.


12.  To maintain adequate and complete records in accordance with usual public accounting procedures, said records to constitute public records to b reviewed and audited as required by law.


13.  To prepare an annual budget for the commission for submission and approval by November.


14.  To control and direct all business affairs of the commission.  By way of extension and not limitation, these duties shall include the making of necessary purchase of equipment, supplies, and materials in accordance with the existing public contract law of the State of Louisiana; provided, however, that expenditures shall be in accordance with the duly approved budget for the commission.


15.  To deposit the proceeds of the respective taxes with the respective fiscal agent of the taxing bodies in the manner provided for the commission.


16.  To receive, deposit, and expend monies credited to the Sales Tax Operating Account as outlined by the aforesaid ordinances levying the respective taxes.


17.  To make monthly reports to the taxing bodies showing all receipts and disbursement of revenues, penalties, and other income derived from the respective taxes, as well as a reasonably itemized statement of all costs and expenditures of the commission for the previous month, including balances in the Sales Tax Operating Account.


18.  Administrator shall make recommendation to the commission in official session as to employment of necessary employee(s) to accomplish the functions and purposes of the commission.  Administrator also shall make recommendation to the commission in official session for cause to suspend, reduce in rank or pay, and remove such employee(s).


19.  To serve as the official Secretary and Treasurer of the commission.


20.  To perform any other duties and functions which may be necessary to carry out the purposes and functions of the commission.


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670 San Antonio Ave.

Many, LA




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