Director, Finance HR in Miami, FL at Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd.

Date Posted: 12/2/2019

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Job Description

Position Summary:

Lead all financial aspects of RCL's HR and Corporate Communications (Corp Comms) teams. Support HR executive management and business objectives through superior financial management and controllership. Prepare Forecasts and Analysis for current financial periods and Operating & Capital Plan for future years for HR, Corp Comms and other HR managed operating activities reported directly in brand operations such as CAM, Medical and Pension expenses. Work closely with Executive level leadership to oversee accurate and timely forecasting, reporting, and analysis of a dynamic transformational program. Manage effectively to reach targeted results. Relies on extensive experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals. 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Own departmental G&A current-year forecast, future year plan and variance to actual results on a monthly, quarterly and yearly basis.
  • Own departmental-level Capital financial forecasts and future year plans
  • Work collaboratively with operational leaders to prepare financial models and investment return plans for proposed capital projects, including building financial impact portion of capital funding requests.
  • Advises management on HR, Corp Comms and other HR managed operating activities’ financial initiatives and cost optimization opportunities, aligned with corporate and departmental strategy.
  • Develops the analysis and communication of departmental annual budget and monthly forecasts.
  • Prepares the analysis and communication of HR and Corp Comms capital plan, including review of business projects that impact HR operational costs, including CAM and company benefits.
  • Oversees monthly reporting to various RCL accounting functions, including analysis of results vs. plan and forecast.
  • Ensures proper analysis and review of monthly and ad-hoc financial reporting.
  • Manages the team responsible for the department's project/resource management/accounting system.
  • Train and assist all HR and Corp Comms operational leaders in proper and effective financial budgeting and estimating techniques.
  • Ensures HR and Corp Comms contract and vendor administration adheres to budgets and internal controls.
  • Manage departmental administrative duties such as merit and bonus administration, employee incentive program administration, etc.


Job Requirements


  • Bachelor's degree in finance or business from a 4-year university
  • Master's degree in finance, MBA and/or CFA is a plus
  • 7+ years of financial management experience at a large corporation
  • Proven experience in leading or directing the work of department staff or project teams
  • Capable of making independent decisions

Knowledge and Skills:

  • Proven experience in leading or directing the work of department staff or project teams
  • Capable of making independent decisions
  • Aptitude for translating complex, technical subjects into clear, business-oriented communications
  • Accepts accountability and manages execution of individual and team results at corporate and divisional level
  • Demonstrates a wide degree of creativity with strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Strong knowledge and experience using web-enabled project management tools
  • Strong knowledge and experience in a variety of the field’s concepts, practices and procedures

It is the policy of the Company to ensure equal employment and promotion opportunity to qualified candidates without discrimination or harassment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, sexuality, gender identity or expression, marital status, or any other characteristic protected by law. RCL and each of its subsidiaries prohibit and will not tolerate discrimination or harassment.

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