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Municipal Accountant Employer: Town of Lynn Lake Location: Lynn Lake, Manitoba Application Deadline: TBD

Job Description:

Job Description:

The Municipal Accountant reports to the Chief Administrative Officer and is responsible for providing financial and clerical services. Providing these services in an effective and efficient manner ensures that municipal financial transactions and procedures are maintained in an effective and efficient manner.



  1. The ideal candidate should be familiar with payrolls, audits, invoices, budget preparations, managing accounting activities including bank reconciliation.

Main Activities:
• Maintain receivable, payable and payroll accounts
• Perform Bank account reconciliations
• Make journal entries, maintain the general ledger and interfunding
• GST reporting
• Keep track of Manitoba Employee Benefits Program, Employee benefits and claims, union  dues
• Equipment and Labour distribution
• Gas inventory
• Workers Compensation fees
• Tracks tangible capital assets as required by PSAB
• Summer students claims
• Economic Development Officer Claims

  1. Provide support to Council to ensure that Council is provided with the resources to make effective decisions

Main Activities:
• Prepare monthly financial statements for the Town of Lynn Lake
• Provide monthly cheque lists to council
• Prepare cheques
• Assist the CAO with gathering information for yearly budget
• Assist the CAO with gathering information for year-end financial statements

  1. Perform other related duties as required
  2. Preference given to those with:
  • Municipal Accounting knowledge and background
  • CMMA from University of Manitoba or willing to enroll in the program
  • Working Knowledge of ASYST Municipal software

Applicants are requested to send a resume along with 3 references.

Direct Applications To:

Bernardo Pasco, CET
Town of Lynn Lake
P.O. Box 100
Lynn Lake, Manitoba
R0B 0W0


Tel: 204-356-2418 ext. 104

Fax: 204-356-8297

Application Deadline: Open until filled