Staff Accountant
Carnival Cruise Lines - Miami, FL

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Staff Accountant

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Job Description:
Reporting to the Manager of Financial Reporting, this position will play an integral role as a member of the team preparing accurate and timely CCL monthly, quarterly and annual financial statements. The Financial Analyst will develop subject matter expertise in specific areas to which he/she is assigned and will be responsible for providing analysis and support for assigned operating areas.

Responsibilities include:
  • Assists in the completion of the monthly close and may be assigned:
    • journal entry preparation
    • intercompany account reconciliations
    • balance sheet reconciliations
    • variance analysis
    • internal financial reporting and analysis
  • Researches and documents supporting schedules and analysis for quarterly and year-end deliverables
  • Supports management in streamlining the month-end close through process improvements and automation
  • Supports management during internal and external audit reviews
  • Assists with special projects as assigned
  • Automation of accounting processes including:
    • Port Fees / Quasi-Government Fees - MXP
    • Fuel
    • Repairs & maintenance / Dry dock
  • Assists with preparation of month-end reporting book
  • Assists with the design and implementation of R12 and OBIEE
  • Trains team members on the use of systems and queries
  • #CB#

  • Possesses a strong understanding of GAAP and the ability to apply the concepts to specific situations
  • Works in a collaborative manner with team members
  • Uses creativity to obtain needed information in a timely manner
  • Recommends various methods of performing tasks in a more automated way
  • Exhibits excellent speaking and writing skills
  • Uses creative approaches to challenges and is solutions-oriented
  • Demonstrates a sense of urgency completing assignments
  • Demonstrates flexibility and is adaptable to a dynamic environment
  • Meets deadlines and plans work flow
  • Uncompromising personal integrity, as well as a high level of respect for all individuals
  • Four year degree in Accounting
  • 2 plus years experience working in public or private accounting with record of increasing responsibility
  • Demonstrated experience with recording journal entries during month-end close, preparing account reconciliations, and analyzing and explaining variances
Benefits as a member of Carnival's Team:
  • A comprehensive healthcare program, dental coverage and flexible spending accounts
  • Company-paid term life insurance and long term disability coverage, employee-paid optional life insurance and other voluntary insurance programs
  • A 401(k) plan that includes up to a 3% company match after one year of service and a discretionary Profit Sharing contribution in your second year of eligible employment
  • Tuition Reimbursement that provides up to 75% reimbursement for company related professional career development
  • An on-site Space Coast Credit Union satellite office, cafeteria and free parking
  • Employee Stock Purchase plan that provides up to a 15% discount off the Fair Market Value of Carnival Corporation Common Stock
  • Paid vacation and sick time
  • An on-site fully accredited preschool educational program that provides developmentally appropriate educational programming for families of children ages 6 weeks through 5 years of age and up to 12 years of age during school holidays and summer vacation in addition to drop-in care for those unexpected childcare conflicts
  • An on-site Health & Wellness Center that provides a full range of activities including weight training machines, free weights, cardiovascular equipment, an aerobic center, massage therapy, certified personal trainers and a wide variety of other programs
  • Two complimentary “Fun Ship” cruises a year (based on available space and seniority) as well as discounted rates to friends and family in addition to other discounts to local and neighborhood vendors
  • #CB#

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Carnival is "The World's Most Popular Cruise Line®", with 23 ships operating three to 17 day voyages to The Bahamas,...