Accounting



Madison Martin, Director

J. P. General Government Building
200 Derbigny St., 4th Floor, Suite 4200
Gretna, LA 70053
Phone: (504) 364-2777
E-mail: JPAccounting@jeffparish.net

It is the responsibility of the Accounting Department to provide accurate up-to-date financial reports and to ascertain that expenditures of all Parish departments are within the limitations of the adopted budget.

Functions include:

  • Preparation and distribution of payroll checks
  • Preparation and distribution of checks to vendors supplying goods and services to Parish departments and payments to paying agents for all outstanding debts.
  • Billing and collection of Lien Ordinances for Paving, Sewerage and Water.
  • Coordination of accounting activities with other departments and divisions through technical assistance and informational reporting.
  • Preparation of comprehensive annual financial report by staff in conjunction with outside auditing firms.
  • Preparation of analytical reports as requested by management.


Frequently Asked Questions:

How can I get a copy of the Comprehensive Annual Financial Report?

The current year report can be found on the left-hand sidebar or a copy can be obtained by calling (504) 364-2777 and requesting one.

How do I get a new check? I lost mine.
The department requires a written statement of the lost check.

Why did I not receive my check?
If an expected check has not been received contact Accounts Payable (504) 364- 2790.

Why is the check I received a different amount than the invoice I sent?
Accounts Payable can answer. In most cases the answer is: The difference is because of taxes billed to the Parish which is tax-exempt.

Where do I mail my bill?
Any mail should be sent to Jefferson Parish Accounting Dept. P.O. Box 9 Gretna LA 70054-0009.