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

Date Posted: 6/23/2019

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    Miami, FL
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Job Description

Position Summary:

In this capacity, this individual will perform accounting support functions for matters related to non-U.S. entities in order to maintain financial integrity and internal controls.  The tasks include, but are not limited to, review and approval of certain accounting journal entries, preparation of procedures manual for the application of RCL accounting policies/procedures as well as International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS). This person has strong technical accounting skills and a strong basis in systems of internal controls. In addition, this person will participate in the planning and execution of procedures to integrate general ledger systems. 

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Review and approval of journal entries prepared in non-U.S. entities to ensure proper segregation of duties controls for items such as accounts receivable, credit cards, payroll, trip insurance, bad debt provisions, etc.
  • Review all journal entries posted by non-U.S. entities to ensure proper postings at month end. 
  • Design a menu of financial reports to analyze results of operations of non-U.S. entities, including reports on aging of collections, accounts payable, etc. as well as other reports on as needed basis.
  • Ensure proper application of RCL accounting policies among non-U.S. entities.
  • Create procedures and policies manuals.
  • Review and record transfer pricing agreements in each non-U.S. entity.
  • Analyze impact of foreign exchange revaluations for all non-U.S. entities.
  • Coordinate and execute tasks in preparation for systems changes or upgrades.
  • Review audited financial statements for non-U.S. entities in preparation for Board approvals.
  • Detail review of the balance sheet of all the International and Sales office to ensure accuracy and compliance with US GAAP.
  • Handle and resolve any accounting and internal control issues timely and effectively with foreign accountants.
  • Oversee the monthly close process of all the international sales offices.
  • Create reports utilizing the Brio system.
  • Work on special projects.
  • Post the month-end journal entries of the staff accountant.
  • Assist the financial accountants of all the international offices with any system or accounting questions.
  • Inter-company account reconciliation, billing and settlement.
  • Ensure the intercompany accounts revalue according to company policy.
  • Provide quarterly intercompany explanations to External Financial
  • Reporting for the compilation of the cash flow statement.
  • Detail review of the balance sheet of all the International and Sales office to ensure accuracy and compliance with US GAAP.
  • Liaise with tax, treasury and other accounting groups to establish proper accounting functions and controls related to non-U.S. entities.
  • Travel to foreign offices as needed (10%-15%).


Job Requirements


  • Bachelor's Degree with a major in Accounting.
  • CPA license & MBA degree preferred.
  • Minimum of five years of experience in accounting.
  • Strong database management skills, ability to create reports & analyze data.
  • Must have knowledge of, and be able to apply, U.S. Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP).
  • Requires strong analytical skills.
  • Must have strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Must be capable of supervising / managing other professionals.
  • Must work effectively with all levels of management.
  • Must be literate in Windows operating system, Excel, Word and Power Point

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