Director of accounting

Offer published on Mar 26


Montréal Marriott Château Champlain

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Start date: As soon as possible



Montréal, QC

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Job description

Workplace: 1050 De La Gauchetière St W, Montreal, QC H3B 4C9

Status: Full-time

Work from home: No

Salary: Starting at 100 000$ per year

Acquired by Tidan in 2018, this hotel is located in the heart of the metropolis of Montreal. The Marriott Château Champlain is a 1-minute walk from the metro, accessible through an underground passage adjacent to the Bell Centre and also via 1000 De La Gauchetière. This iconic Montreal hotel, with its 36 floors, 614 rooms, 13 suites, and 25 meeting rooms, was completely renovated in 2021 and can accommodate up to 1000 guests. If you are seeking a modern and stylish work environment, join the inspiring team of one of the largest downtown hotels in Montreal.

Reporting to the Regional Controller, the Director of accounting is responsible for managing the hotel's accounting, including preparing financial statements, monitoring expenses, managing budgets and financial forecasts, and supervising the hotel's accounting team. He/she must ensure the accuracy of financial information and comply with accounting and tax standards.


Job Description:

  • Trains and supervises accounting clerks;
  • Ensure communication with the payroll and human resources coordinator;
  • Verify accounts payable and expenses and approve checks to be issued;
  • Review negotiated contracts;
  • Verify billing between the hotel and its tenants;
  • Verify the transfer of daily hotel revenue to the books;
  • Verify customer account opening requests and follow up for accounts receivable collection;
  • Prepare TPS, TVQ, and accommodation tax remittances;
  • Make journal entries and document them;
  • Analyze revenue and expense accounts to explain budget variances;
  • Monthly reconcile CDN and US bank accounts as well as all other balance sheet accounts;
  • Develop the annual budget in collaboration with the General Manager and monitor it;
  • Prepare year-end files;
  • Develop and implement procedures adapted to the company based on recommendations from the head office;
  • Prepare required reports.


Qualifications and Skills:

  • A degree in accounting, finance, or a related field.
  • Membership in the Chartered Professional Accountants (CPA) association, an asset.
  • Previous experience in accounting and finance, preferably in the hotel industry.
  • Thorough knowledge of current accounting and tax standards.
  • Ability to work in a team and communicate effectively with other hotel departments.
  • Ability to problem solve, make decisions, and work independently.
  • Great attention to detail and ability to manage numbers and data.
  • Proficiency in computer tools, including accounting software and spreadsheets.
  • Knowledge of the hotel industry.
  • Accounting software - HOPEM.



  • 50% employer-covered group insurance after the probation period.
  • Dry cleaning for professional attire.
  • Included meals (taxable).
  • Three (3) weeks of annual vacation.
  • Seven (7) personal days per year.
  • Work-life balance.
  • Office accessible from Bonaventure metro station.
  • Discounts at Marriott and Tidan hotels worldwide.


Languages: Bilingualism (French and English) in both spoken and written form is required for this position, as we serve an international clientele.


About Us:

Tidan is a hotel and real estate group in business for 52 years, with a portfolio of 12 hotels and over 65 real estate properties, as well as the largest tennis club throughout North America. To learn more about Tidan, visit our website:

Why Join Our Team:

In addition to competitive salaries, we offer benefits such as group insurance, including life insurance, disability insurance, medical and dental insurance, as well as vision care. Our employees have 24/7 access to healthcare professionals through the Employee Assistance Program. You have access to personal days and holidays scheduled according to the department and hotel you work in. We also offer bonuses through our referral program and much more.

Social life is at the heart of the company, especially after the pandemic. Each hotel has its own social calendar. Tidan's HR team is always there to listen and support you in your career path.

We believe in teamwork and are committed to building a highly performing team, whether through training or by strengthening team relationships. We admire our employees who set themselves professional challenges and support them in achieving their goals. Take the step and join the Tidan team among our multiple job opportunities, whether in the hotel or real estate industry, there is a place for you.


DEC (Diplôme d'études collégiales)
5 ans

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