Senior Accountant II, Technical in Miami, FL at Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd.

Date Posted: 9/14/2019

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Must be actively pursuing CPA.

 

POSITION SUMMARY:


Excellent opportunity for solid 'CPA Technician' to get involved with challenging issues involving complex accounting transactions, policies, interpretations, pronouncements, etc.  Responsible for interpreting authoritative accounting guidance (GAAP) and documenting the Company¿s application of such guidance.  This position will perform a combination of tasks which include the development, drafting, and updating of the Company¿s accounting policies, position papers for transactions and ad-hoc technical accounting queries.  In addition, the role will assist the company¿s implementation of new accounting pronouncements.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

-Research technical accounting questions and provide prompt assistance/responses to internal customers
-Draft position papers addressing the accounting for transactions and significant contracts, including financing arrangements
-Interact with individuals throughout the company to understand fact patterns underlying various transactions and provide real-time feedback
-Monitor new accounting pronouncements, implement new standards, and draft relevant disclosures of recently issued accounting pronouncements for SEC Filings (10-Ks and 10-Qs)
-Prepare the Quarterly Technical Accounting Update, including developing content and presenting to a 30+ person audience
-Participate in Commercial Development Quarterly Meeting, including preparation of agenda and monitoring progress

 

Job Requirements

QUALIFICATIONS:


-Minimum of four years related work experience, including public and SEC accounting experience with a BIG 4/National Public Accounting Firm
-Certified Public Accountant (CPA) in active and good standing
-An undergraduate business degree in Accounting.  Advanced educational degrees (i.e. MBA) will be considered a plus


KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS:


-Strong analytic and communication skills (both written and verbal) with experience in presenting ideas/concepts to all levels of management
-Experience in performing technical accounting research and presenting findings to management
-Experience in resolving technical accounting issues

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