Finance Manager, Hotel Administration in Miami, FL at Royal Caribbean Group

Date Posted: 11/20/2020

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    Miami, FL
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Job Description

Journey with us! Combine your career goals and sense of adventure by joining our exciting team of employees. 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 is responsible for managing the financial results and providing analytical support for Royal Caribbean International Hotel and Onboard Revenue Operations. The role manages all aspects of finance functions including planning, forecasting, reporting, and business analysis for all areas within these operations.  This role provides financial leadership for critical business projects and develops insights by working with the operational team across the brand. 


Essential Duties and Responsibilities: 

  • Manages financial performance vs. Plan and Forecasts for Hotel Expenses and Onboard Revenue, making recommendations to the Director and VP regarding how to meet or exceed targets.
  • Cross-functional collaboration with other operating teams including private destinations, risk management, supply chain, marketing, and other departments throughout the organization.
  • Oversees the annual operating process including development of the planning schedules, spreadsheet tools, comparative data and communication of corporate objective for the Hotel/Onboard Revenue departments.
  • Reviews all reclasses, accruals and other month end entries to be submitted to accounting. Develops detailed variance explanations to plan and forecast for Executive Committee and CFO variance analysis review of operations expenses.
  • Creates and maintains accurate and real time management reports and analysis including quick turn-around of ad-hoc financial analysis in a dynamic environment.
  • Maintains and ensures cost controls are following Sarbanes Oxley, accounting and other company policies. Support shoreside and shipboard hotel and onboard revenue operating teams.
  • Manages vendor contracts and evaluations and facilitate payment approvals and invoice processing.
  • Liaises with Accounting, Corporate Planning and Risk Management on forecast updates, planning, month end closing and other requests.
  • Hires, trains, develops and monitors performance of junior members of the of the Finance team.

Job Requirements

Qualifications, Knowledge, and Skills: 

  • Bachelor's degree in finance and/or Accounting, and MBA preferred.
  • 6+ years relevant work experience, preferably in operational finance with recent experience managing others.
  • Successful track record in financial leadership.
  • Knowledge and extensive experience in accounting and/or other financial/analytical systems (e.g. JD Edwards, Hyperion, Essbase, Excel).
  • Strong leadership skills, collaboration/teaming, the ability to develop and maintain a high performing team, and excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Must be able to fully integrate into Royal Caribbean shoreside and shipboard culture.
  • Leadership skills to proactively manage vessel expenses, support financial discipline, and ensure meeting or exceeding marine department financial targets and controls.
  • Strong analytical & computer skills, written and verbal communication skills.
  • Working knowledge of associated financial software and communication packages. 


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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