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Senior Manager, RCI Commercial Finance in Miami, FL at Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd.

Date Posted: 3/11/2019

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Job Description

Great vacations begin with great employees!

Combine your experience and sense of adventure by joining our exciting team of employees in Miami, Florida. Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. is pleased to offer a competitive compensation & benefits package, and excellent career development opportunities, each offering unique ways to explore the world.

Position Summary:
This position will support the VP, RCI Finance's leadership, and management of RCI Brand and Commercial Development finance and administration, to execute the responsibilities and accountabilities noted: Business partnering and providing analytical support and actionable insights. Providing complex financial framework for numerous special/strategic projects.
Identifying financial and process opportunities. Preparing reporting of financial results and strategic plan for presentation to the Brand President, VP of Finance, and Director of Brand Strategy.

This role has the following core accountabilities to support the VP, RCI Finance:

  • Partner with the Brand Division's senior leadership team to develop key strategies to grow the business in line with the organization's vision and key objectives.
  • Partner with Commercial Development leadership team to develop key strategies to grow the business in line with the organization's vision and key objectives.
  • Provide oversight and guidance in all aspects of financial and administrative support for the Brand including planning, forecasting, management reporting and business analysis. 
  • This role supports financial leadership for all critical business projects and develops insights by working with the operational team across the brand and Corporate. 

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Business Partnership: Support of development, assessment and implementation of the Brand strategies. The role will be responsible for adding value to the business and will focus on identifying opportunities for growth and efficiencies as well as executing and implementing key strategies and investment programs. The role will ensure systems and processes are effective enablers in achieving the business goals.
  • Financial leadership: Integrate financial solutions through collaboration with financial planning and analysis team that provides critical support to the VP, RCI Finance. Anticipates risks and opportunities in the continued growth of the business, and takes a lead role in the planning processes including the Annual Operating Plan. Management and analytical support of business cases for the Brand¿s long-term strategic projects, as well as alignment of commercial development project strategies.
  • Finance and Administrative: Oversight and guidance related to forecasting, accounting, management reporting and business analysis. Additionally, coordination and communication of financial results to management and other key constituencies. Support of the contract review process requiring direct response and approvals by Brand and Corporate finance department heads. 


Job Requirements


  • MBA required. 
  • 8+ years relevant work experience, preferably in operational finance with experience managing others.   
  • Must be able to develop and implement senior management level projects. 
  • Successful track record in financial leadership.   
  • Critical success factors for this role will be strong leadership skills, collaboration/teaming, the ability to build a high performance team, and excellent communication and interpersonal skills.  
  • Exceptional communication and interpersonal skills. Required to create and deliver presentations to the Brand President, senior executives and others throughout the organization. 
  • Proactively identifies and analyzes areas of potential improvement. Makes recommendations to the VP, Finance based on analyses that will create efficiencies, reduce costs, or improve revenues.
  • Builds knowledge of how value is generated, as well as in-depth familiarity with key financial and operational data. 
  • Advanced analytical skills, including long-term financial modeling, financial analysis and business acumen. 
  • Cross-functional collaboration with other operating teams within the Brands and throughout the organization.
  • Develops and monitors performance of direct reports.
  • Reviews key contracts and owns contract authorization/approval process required by Brand Finance.
  • Demonstrated ability to efficiently manage continuous flow of requests and handle critical decision-making.
  • Adheres to internal accounting policies and guidelines. Ensures compliance with internal controls and SOX.
  • Advanced skills in Excel, PowerPoint, and Word required. Essbase skills preferred.


Join our team as Senior Manager, RCI Commercial Finance. Once you apply, it will take you 10-15 minutes to complete our application, which will help us better qualify your candidacy.


Join us at Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd., where great vacations begin with great employees!


RCL is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer.

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