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

Job Description:

The Municipal Accountant is responsible for providing financial and clerical services in order to ensure effective and efficient operations.

The Town of Lynn Lake is located approximately 1076 km northwest of Winnipeg, nestled between beautiful boreal forest and countless pristine lakes. Amenities within the community include the K-12 West Lynn Heights School, Lynn Lake Hospital and Clinic, RCMP Headquarters and the Regional Conservation Office.

This position will appeal particularly to those who enjoy northern living, who are not afraid of a challenge and can handle some relative isolation. What keeps people in Lynn Lake is its natural beauty and abundance of outdoor opportunities. Residents are minutes away from ice fishing during the winter and from the best sport fishing the country has to offer in the summer. A network of trails exists for use by ATV, snowmobile, walking, or hiking. Opportunities abound for hunting, canoeing, and road-accessible campgrounds with boat-launches are nearby. Guided by a sense of adventure, Lynn Lake is a small yet diverse and close-knit yet welcoming community.



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 operations are maintained in an effective and efficient manner.



  1. Provide financial support to ensure that municipal operations are maintained in an effective, up to date and accurate manner
    • 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
  2. Provide support to Council to ensure that Council is provided with the resources to make effective decisions
    • 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
  3. Perform other related duties as required


Salary is competitive and based on experience.
Pension after six months.
Benefits after one month.

Application Deadline: Open until suitable applicant is hired.

The Town of Lynn Lake wishes all candidates for their interest in this position, however, only those considered for an interview will be contacted.

Please contact Tom Matus, CAO for the Town of Lynn Lake a the coordinates below.

Direct Applications To:


Tel: 204-356-2418 ext. 104

Application Deadline: Open until filled