Job Title:  Chief Financial Officer (CFO)

Company:  West Ascension Parish Hospital Service District

Location:  Donaldsonville, LA


West Ascension Parish Hospital Service District is a Critical Access Hospital dedicated to providing high-quality healthcare services to the community. We are currently seeking a Chief Financial Officer (CFO) to join our leadership team. The CFO will be responsible for overseeing all financial aspects of our organization, ensuring compliance with regulations, and providing strategic financial guidance to drive the hospital’s success.


  • Develop and implement financial strategies to achieve the hospital’s goals and objectives.
  • Oversee the financial operations of the hospital, including accounting, budgeting, and financial reporting.
  • Ensure compliance with all regulatory requirements and financial and accounting best practices.
  • Analyze financial data and provide insights to support decision-making.
  • Manage the hospital’s revenue cycle, including billing, collections, and reimbursement.
  • Monitor financial performance and identify areas for improvement.
  • Collaborate with other members of the leadership team to develop and implement organizational policies and procedures.
  • Provide leadership and direction to the finance team, including training and development.


  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting, finance, or related field; Master’s degree preferred
  • Certified Public Accountant (CPA) or equivalent certification or 10-years’ experience in hospital financial leadership in a financial leadership capacity.
  • Critical Access Hospital experience preferred with Cost Reporting.
  • Strong understanding of healthcare audit, regulations and reimbursement practices.
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Effective communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to work effectively in a fast-paced environment.
  • Strong leadership and team-building skills.


  • Competitive salary
  • Comprehensive benefits package, including health, dental, and vision insurance
  • Retirement savings plan
  • Paid time off and holidays
  • Professional development opportunities

To Apply

Please submit your resume and cover letter to with the subject line “CFO Application – West Ascension Parish Hospital Service District.”

We look forward to reviewing your application.