Accounting Manager at Hotel Engine

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Hotel Engine – Accounting Manager

About the Company:

Hotel Engine is a Denver-based, high-growth travel tech company that focuses on one goal — to make lodging management easier for businesses. We have customized hotel reservation and management solutions built for the control, transparency, billing, and support needs of both large and small companies. Our team is made up of technology fanatics and hotel industry aficionados whose sole purpose is to make booking hotels for business better — all the while providing rates that are up to 60% less than public rates.

About the Role: We are searching for a highly motivated individual to lead 2-3 direct reports and be the right-hand to the Controller. This position has high visibility and interaction with various departments throughout the company. We are fast-paced, high-growth startup, which means we build processes, solve problems, and manage competing high priorities daily.

What you’ll be doing:

  • As the right-hand person to the Controller, you will have a large impact on accounting operations and the monthly close at Hotel Engine.
  • Manage and execute a 4-5 day close, including reconciling certain balance sheet accounts and posting related journal entries.
  • Work with large data sets in monthly reconciliations and daily operations.
  • Assist in preparation of monthly, quarterly, and annual financial statements.
  • Provide explanations for P&L and balance sheet monthly variances.
  • Identify and lead process improvements, optimization of NetSuite, and company workflow.
  • Assist in creation of control environment, including identification and implementation of risk-based controls throughout various accounting functions.
  • Perform technical accounting analyses over various transactions and accounts.
  • Assist with audits, compliance, and tax-related activities.
  • Work on special projects and prepare ad-hoc financial reports and analyses as necessary.
  • Coach, inspire, and lead accounting team by setting the example.
  • Maintain a tenacious and optimistic work ethic. Enjoy the hustle.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting
  • CPA
  • Minimum of 4 years of experience
  • At least 2 years of experience in a public accounting firm, with at least 1 year at senior-level or higher
  • At least 2 years of experience in private/corporate accounting.
  • Experience leading or processing payroll is an extreme plus.
  • Highly advanced user of Excel
  • Netsuite experience a plus
  • Self-starter: ability to resolve issues independently with minimal supervision


What we provide:

  • Many opportunities to make an impact
  • Unlimited Vacation
  • 2 paid days for volunteer time
  • Stocked kitchen with fruit and snacks (however, currently working from home through Covid)
  • Competitive medical, dental, and vision insurance plans
  • Paid gym membership, discounted wireless plans
  • Company sponsored events, holiday parties, and volunteer opportunities
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720 S Colorado Blvd, Denver, CO 80246

An Insider's view of Hotel Engine

What’s the vibe like in the office?

The whole team is willing to jump in and help one another to solve complex problems and enhance the customer experience. Everyone is kind, fun and energetic so it makes for an amazing work environment.


Digital Marketing Manager

How do you collaborate with other teams in the company?

Everyone is open to working together to solve business challenges in a way that will help the business grow. It’s very common to work with other teams to solve problems. Whether it be to help my department or another, the environment is very collaborative.


Operations Manager

How does the company support your career growth?

Hotel Engine gives me the opportunity to grow and learn every day. I love the "grow or die" mentality, because it means that the company is constantly striving for our best work and supporting our growth.


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What does career growth look like on your team?

I started out at our sister company, Travelers Haven as a Senior Software Engineer and was promoted to Director of Engineering. I then moved full-time to Hotel Engine and became the VP of Engineering where I now run our entire development team. It has been great to have the opportunity to develop my career and grow professionally with Hotel Engine


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What are Hotel Engine Perks + Benefits

Hotel Engine Benefits Overview

Hotel Engine is strongly committed to both its employees and its customers. Our company’s benefits and perks are designed to create an inclusive environment where team members can deliver great work consistently, celebrate diversity, collaborate with colleagues – and have fun at the same time.

Volunteer in local community
Employees receive two paid volunteer days per year, in addition to existing PTO and sick time.
Partners with Nonprofits
Through our employee resource group, Engine4Everyone, we are looking to invest in organizations that focus on education and advisory services to women and/or minorities.
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Daily stand up
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Pair programming
Open office floor plan
Highly diverse management team
Hotel Engine has a diverse management team and supports an inclusive workforce. Our ERG Engine4Everyone plans to incorporate unconscious bias training into hiring practices and team development.
Unconscious bias training
Engine4Everyone will incorporate unconscious bias training. Additionally, team development trainings broaden cultural awareness and include sessions focused on the diversity of individual experiences
Diversity Employee Resource Groups
Engine4Everyone creates an inclusive environment where team members work together to develop policies and training, and identify workplace initiatives and community involvement opportunities.
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Hotel Engine offers team members a Health Savings Account (HSA). Individuals can contribute up to $3,500 and families up to $7,500 per year.
Disability Insurance
We offer short-term disability insurance, which covers up to 60% of pre-tax weekly earnings. The maximum weekly benefit is $2,000. There is optional voluntary Accident and Critical Illness coverage.
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
We offer multiple health insurance plans, including an option that covers 100% of an individual’s premium.
Life Insurance
Pet Insurance
Team members are eligible to enroll in voluntary pet insurance benefits.
Wellness Programs
Go365 is an employee wellness program that incentivizes employees to make healthier choices and rewards them for taking steps to better health.
Onsite Gym
Mental Health Benefits
All employees (and their dependents) – whether enrolled in our health coverage or not – have access to our Employee Assistance Program (EAP), which includes mental health services.
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K) Matching
Hotel Engine's 401(K) matching launches in the first quarter of 2021.
Performance Bonus
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
We provide up to 9 weeks of parental leave for the primary caretaker and 2 weeks of leave for the secondary caretaker.
Remote Work Program
Family Medical Leave
Employees who have been with the company for 12 months are eligible for 12 weeks of family medical leave.
Adoption Assistance
Our parental leave programs apply to team members who have adopted children.
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Paid Volunteer Time
Our employees receive two paid volunteer days per year.
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Team members receive 40 hours per year of paid sick leave.
Perks & Discounts
Beer on Tap
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Free Daily Meals
Stocked Kitchen
Some Meals Provided
Happy Hours
We offer employees Free on-site garage parking.
Relocation Assistance
Fitness Subsidies
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Hotel Engine offers team members the ability to attend job-related conferences and seminars.
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Additional Perks + Benefits

As an additional perk, team members can take advantage of hotel rate discounts on the Hotel Engine platform.

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