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General Accountant

Crescent Hotels & Resorts, Operations

Metterra Hotel on Whyte

10454 82 Avenue

Edmonton, AB T6E 4Z7


Telephone (780) 465-8150

Metterra Hotel on Whyte

98 Room Hotel

Our Hotel

Metterra is an authentic lifestyle hotel offering a contemporary hospitality experience to travelers who appreciate accessible luxury. Business travelers can enjoy close proximity to the University of Alberta, downtown and south Edmonton business and government districts. From its prominent location on Whyte Avenue in the centre of Edmonton’s trendiest neighbourhood, you’ll find the city’s most walkable district and dozens of boutiques, cafés, coffee shops and pubs. The Edmonton river valley is a few blocks away and offers miles of cycling and walking paths, parks and off leash areas.

Metterra is one of the most unique hotels in Edmonton, and combines the simplicity of contemporary, natural wood furnishings and textured upholsteries in organically inspired colours; with an eclectic collection of global artifacts and unique art for a truly eclectic design aesthetic.

The Metterra team is empowered to do what it takes to ensure every guest’s experience is exceptional. Sincere, unscripted and genuine service are our trademark.

General Accountant

Metterra Hotel on Whyte

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53 North Collection is looking for an exciting & enthusiastic addition to our finance team for three independent, boutique properties in Edmonton!

The General Accountant will conduct day to day audit activities of the hotels to verify accuracy of financial information. Verify postings and balances, ensure documentation is processed properly, follow up on posting variances and obtain documentation from hotel departments. This role will have responsibility for The Matrix Hotel in downtown Edmonton and the Metterra and Varscona Hotels on Whyte Avenue.


  • Verify daily revenue and adjustment hotel postings, resolving any variances to ensure accuracy of records.
  • Maintain all audit paperwork in orderly manner.
  • Verify all credit card and cash postings for correctness for three properties.
  • Review all supporting documentation and ensure correctness, following up with departments to ensure accuracy.
  • Ensure appropriate documentation is uploaded in virtual audit system, reviewing for correctness and following up with departments to complete missing items.
  • Distribute accounting mailbox items throughout accounting department.
  • Maintain gratuity reconciliations, and process for bi-weekly payroll
  • Verify accounting procedures are consistently followed.
  • Upload daily income journals to accounting software, ensuring accuracy of postings.
  • Assist other accounting staff to ensure appropriate coverage, including accounts payable, accounts receivable and cashiering duties as required.


  • High School Diploma or G.E.D.
  • Post-Secondary Diploma or Degree in a related field.
  • Minimum (1) years' experience working in hospitality accounting/income night audit required.
  • Must be completely familiar with the role during hotel emergencies, including fire alarms, medical emergencies, the use of Incident Reports and Logbooks.
  • Fluent in English (written and oral).


  • Security clearance required upon offer of employment.

  • Must have the ability to communicate in English. 
  • Self-starting personality with an even disposition. 
  • Maintain a professional appearance and manner at all times. 
  • Can communicate well with guests. 
  • Must be willing to “pitch-in” and help co-workers with their job duties and be a team player. 
  • Ability to compile facts and figures. 
  • Basic understanding of complex computerized financial systems and ability to use it including manual dexterity to operate all office machines.
  • Telephone etiquette skills needed.
    • Highly organized, results oriented and ability to work in a multi-functional team environment.
    • Must be completely familiar with the role during hotel emergencies, including fire alarms, medical emergencies, the use of Incident Reports and Logbooks.
    • Provincial legislation requires employees to work safely and cooperate with their employer by following the health and safety rules for the job.

53 North Collection and Crescent Hotels & Resorts offer competitive wages, work/life balance, advancement opportunities & a comprehensive group benefits package.


At Crescent Hotels & Resorts we strive to create a great place to work where associates at all levels of our organization are respected for their differences, just like the guests and owners we serve. 

That’s why we are dedicated to creating an environment that facilitates open and honest conversations about race, equity, diversity, and inclusion. By examining our own beliefs and behaviors, we can create change through training, recruiting, and promoting diverse talent to strengthen our culture.

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