Analyst, Finance Hotel Operations in Miami, FL at Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd.

Date Posted: 1/16/2020

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Position Summary:

This position is primarily responsible for the Hotel Expense forecasting and closing processes and providing financial analysis support to the operational teams. Additional areas of focus include assisting in the development of analytical tools to help improve the forecasting process (e.g., excel models and data analytic dashboards) and financial tracking of all hotel capital projects.
The characteristics that will lead to success in this position are a strong work ethic, attention to detail, outstanding analytical skills, a solution-oriented approach to problems, and business acumen. Effective communication to Management and the respective operational groups is also critical to the success of this position.  

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Collaborate with the operational teams to produce accurate hotel and G&A forecasts, record and analyze actual performance and identify plan of action to address variances.
  • Own the month-end closing process and ensure entries are calculated and recorded accurately. Work with Accounting to ensure financials are accurate and complete.
  • Responsible for month-end and intra-month reporting of financial results to the operations team.
  • Constantly improve reporting process and analytics.
  • Lead the development and implementation of benchmark reports for operating groups.
  • Coordinate all aspects of the capital request process for hotel projects, including liaising with business partners to clarify and prioritize requests and optimize scopes.
  • Monitor approved capital projects to ensure that projects are completed on time and within budget.

Job Requirements

Qualifications:

  • Bachelors degree in Accounting, Finance, or related field required
  • One to three years related financial or business analysis. Cruise or Hospitality experience preferred. 
  • Strong excel skills are required. Dashboard analytic experience a plus.

Knowledge and Skills:

  • Ability to manage multiple priorities and multitask 
  • Excellent project management skills, including the ability to lead, facilitate and organize.
  • Must be a self-starter, with the ability to work both independently and in a team environment.
  • Must be detail oriented to ensure accuracy in analysis.

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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