2020 Finance Rotational Program in Miami, FL at Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd.

Date Posted: 1/3/2020

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Job Description

2020 Finance Rotational Program

Who we are looking for: Seeking December 2019 and May 2020 graduating students.

About the Program: The RCL Finance Rotational Program is a two-year rotational program sponsored by Jason Liberty, CFO of Royal Caribbean Cruises LTD and based in Miami, Florida. The program is designed to build future leaders for the Finance Organization. You will be hired as an Analyst with the opportunity to rotate through various departments. Based on departmental availability, participants will spend time working in four functional areas, becoming familiar with the core financial drivers of the company, financial operations, revenue optimization and fleet deployment strategy, to name a few. You will also receive comprehensive training in all areas in which you will be rotating. Training will be based in our Miami offices. All the while, you will gain exposure to the C-suite, key decision makers in the brands, and gain unparalleled cross-departmental knowledge that will position you for an accelerated career path in Finance. Upon completion of the program, you’ll have the opportunity to assume a Sr. Analyst role at RCL.

Rotation Preview:

Accounting – The Analyst will have controllership-like accountability over all shipboard revenues and expenses for assigned ships or requiring a specialized skill set for specific multi-million-dollar revenue and/ or expense categories of the Royal Caribbean Brands. The Analyst will be responsible for adhering to Sarbanes Oxley controls, accounting policies and principles as well as departmental procedures as determined by Management. This position requires interaction with shipboard personnel, Operating and Financial groups, Information Technology, Purchasing, Treasury, external vendors and/or Revenue Partners.

Audit – The Analyst will have an opportunity to provide an independent and objective evaluation of the internal control environment through audits focusing on: reliability/integrity of financial and operational information, effectiveness and efficiency of operations, safeguarding of assets, compliance with laws, and regulations and contracts.

Corporate Planning – The Analyst will have the opportunity to provide detailed financial analysis to senior management for all entities under Royal Caribbean Corporation while delivering historical and current analytics to support forecasts and long-range projections. Leads team of analysts in delivering accurate and timely reporting on corporate earnings while benchmarking performance between brands and to our competitors. They will also be a key part in creating a 5-year strategic financial plan providing senior management and the board of directors a clear vision of the Company’s future earnings.

Treasury - As an Analyst in Treasury, you will have the opportunity to interact with external banking partners and internally with various departments across the company. Internal departments look to Treasury as the subject matter expert for banking related matters. You may be working on daily management of cash, processing of Treasury payments, spot trading of foreign currencies and short-term liquidity forecasting. Other responsibilities include coordinating with Corporate Accounting to record Treasury initiated transactions to the general ledger, the input and maintenance of transactional data in the Treasury workstation and the management/maintenance of bank accounts within the bank account relationship databases.

Revenue Planning – The analyst will work on detailed analysis of the business environment for all four of Royal Caribbean’s brands and competitors for review by revenue management leadership and senior management.  The analyst will be part of a team tasked with providing regular updates on the business environment, identifying forecast risks and business opportunities across our different products and markets, and will play a key part in developing quarterly updates for earnings calls.

Deployment- Deployment and Itinerary Planning is responsible for development and refinement of Royal Caribbean and Celebrity Cruises unique portfolio of cruise products. This small team interacts with all brands and across a broad group of cross functional areas.  As needed, the FRP analyst will serve in a supporting role for sister brands in the organization. The Deployment Strategy Analyst position will influence the strategic direction and financial performance of each brand through quantitative analysis and market research, creating new itineraries, partnering with global destinations, and continually improving the way we develop and manage new itinerary products. 

Other possible areas of rotation: Brand Finance, Newbuild Finance, Corporate Strategy, and Capital Planning.

Job Requirements

What we are looking for:

  • Undergraduate degree in Finance, Economics, Accounting, Business Administration, and/or quantitative degree program or a Master’s degree.
  • Students graduating in December 2019 (available to begin February 2020) or May 2020 (available to begin in August 2020).
  • Must have authorization to work in the U.S. on a permanent and ongoing basis
  • GPA of 3.5 or higher
  • Proven leadership skills either in school or professional experience
  • Exceptional communication skills
  • High level of critical thinking
  • Strong quantitative skills
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Excel
  • Ability to think strategically, while managing the details

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.

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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