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We pride ourselves in providing strong leadership and development opportunities for passionate hospitality professionals who are looking to build rewarding, long-term careers. The Drake offers a competitive compensation and benefits package, employee discounts, training + development support and many other unique perks as a part of working the Drake team. Join our team and share in our future.


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We thank all applicants for your interest in working with The Drake, however, due to the high level of interest in each of our postings, only candidates selected for interviews will be contacted. We respectfully request no TELEPHONE, EMAIL or IN PERSON inquiries.

We are currently hiring for the following positions:

  • Director, Brand and Content Strategy
  • Accounting Manager

    Drake Hotel Properties (The Drake) is an evolving lifestyle brand focused on a growing stable of hotels, food and drink concepts, catering, cultural events and retail stores. We are creating our own version of neighbourhood focused retreats where travelers, culture seekers and locals all intersect to enjoy the thoughtful contradictions of contemporary and timeless.

    As we continue to broaden the reach of our brand and offerings, we are experiencing an exciting phase of growth and are looking for an Accounting Manager to join + lead a highly-engagement team and undertake daily financial oversight and champion the evolution of our accounting operations.

    Reporting to the Director, Finance, you will work in a high-impact, fast paced, deadline driven environment. This role will play a key role in staff education, financial analysis, project leadership, and other initiatives as they arise to support the growth of the organization. You require excellent communication, time management and solid analytical skills.

    Job Description:
    The position will require creating new and modifying existing accounting policies, procedures and processes as well as monitoring and evaluating all day-to-day accounting activities. You will establish financial regimen by developing and implementing systems for collecting, analyzing, verifying and reporting financial information. Other accountabilities include, but not limited to:
    • Management and co-ordination of all day to day operations within The Drake accounting department
    • Ensuring timely and accurate completion of month-end financial statements
    • Presentation and review of month end financial results with Director of Finance and Executive team
    • Preparation of monthly, quarterly consolidated reporting for internal and external stakeholders
    • Ownership of the financial and operational reporting with an emphasis on improving and expanding the department’s reporting to drive operational results
    • Preparing and co-ordinating the annual budgets including file maintenance, distribution to owners and financial analysis and support
    • Leading and participating in departmental projects such as process improvements, launch/integration of new technology & systems and internal audit initiatives
    • Oversight and stewardship of the corporate bank accounts, preparation of weekly cashflow reporting
    • Management and co-ordination of annual audit/review tasks
    • Providing leadership and training to the Accounting department
    • Government reporting and compliance

    Qualifications:
    • 7+ years of progressive accounting experience, including 2+ years of management
    • Hotel/Hospitality experience is preferred
    • Designated CPA (CMA, CA, CGA) in good standing
    • Advanced user of mid-level accounting software (experience with Accpac is preferred)
    • Highly proficient in Excel with proven financial analytical skills
    • Expert knowledge of GAAP, accounting best practices
    • Thrive in a fast-paced, entrepreneurial environment
    • Driven to achieving results, improving systems and developing people

    WHAT WE OFFER:
    We pride ourselves in providing strong leadership and development opportunities for passionate hospitality professionals who are looking to build rewarding, long-term careers. Drake offers a competitive compensation and benefits package, employee discounts, training + development support and many other unique perks as a part of joining the Drake team.
    If you are interested in this opportunity please send your resume and cover letter by EMAIL ONLY to jobs@thedrake.ca and please list “ACCOUNTING MANAGER” in your subject line. Or apply directly with the LINK below. Interviews commencing as soon as possible.

    We sincerely appreciate your interest in this exciting role at The Drake Hotel, however only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

    WE RESPECTFULLY REQUEST NO TELEPHONE, EMAIL OR IN PERSON INQUIRIES.
    The Drake Hotel is an equal opportunity employer.
    For more information about us, please visit our website at: www.thedrakehotel.ca
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