Senior Analyst, Finance IT in Miramar, FL at Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd.

Date Posted: 2/6/2020

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Job Description

Position Summary:

The Senior Financial Analyst role includes forecasting, planning, reporting, and accounting for the Information Technology organization. The position involves performing financial activities including cost planning, cost estimates, financial analyses, cost reduction initiative tracking, monthly detailed accounting entries, and forecasting of specific organization costs. The candidate must have a broad background of industry best practices and performance metrics, as well as financial and accounting acumen.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Performs forecasting and accounting for specific organization costs including variance analyses.
  • Prepare monthly journal entries for referenced activity, in accordance with U.S. GAAP.
  • Provide reporting and scorecard metrics for Information Technology management team including detailed variance analyses for actuals compared to plans/forecasts. Facilitate metric re-designs, as needed, to provide management team with result indicators to manage financials effectively.
  • Identify project/support financial status by comparing and analyzing actual results with plans and forecasts. From analysis, provide recommendations to operations to attain financial goals.
  • Compile weekly detailed reporting on actuals versus plan/forecast projections for organization. Re-design/develop reporting, as needed, to accommodate operational requests and provide guidance to meet or exceed financial goals.
  • Improve financial status/awareness by analyzing results, monitoring variances, identifying trends, and recommending actions to management.
  • Develop and prepare financial models, presenting and analyzing financial data in current status and what-if scenarios.


Job Requirements


  • Bachelor’s degree in Finance or Accounting.
  • Minimum 5-7 years related work experience.
  • Experience applying finance and accounting principles is essential.
  • Experience with U.S. GAAP adherence required.
  • IT Finance or technology-related experience highly preferred.
  • Experience with Sarbanes-Oxley controls and testing.

Knowledge and Skills:

  • Experience with JD Edwards application & Essbase/Smartview is highly preferred.
  • Must have excellent interpersonal, organization, verbal & written communication skills. Working with team member across all levels within organization.
  • Advanced analytical skill set including critical thinking.
  • Experienced in Microsoft Excel, Word, & PowerPoint. Intermediate or above skills in Excel.
  • Must be detail oriented.
  • Must be able to work under tight timelines, prioritizing assignments as needed.
  • Must work independently with tasks assigned.
  • Must be able to type proficiently.

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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