Senior Analyst, Global Tax Strategy in Miami, FL at Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd.

Date Posted: 12/19/2019

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    Miami, FL
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Job Description

Position Summary:

Supporting the Director and Managers of Global Tax Strategy with the global tax strategy of the RCL Group of companies and related projects. The functions include monthly and quarterly forecast of global tax expense and business plan tax projections; BEPS Action 13 and related filings; tax research and tax documentation of projects and transactions; tax presentation of tax strategies; FIN 48 (ASC 740-10) documentation; assistance with global tax audits and on a limited basis support tax provisions.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities: 

  • On a monthly and quarterly basis consolidate the tax expense forecast for the international subsidiaries and reports variances analysis.
  • Prepare the calculation of assigned companies income tax forecast, and performs variance analysis monthly.  
  • Assist in the preparation of the BEPS Action 13 file and the filing of related notifications worldwide.
  • Support the Director Global Tax Strategy and/or Global Tax Operation  in consulting  regularly with internal departments such as international finance, legal, accounting, commercial development and foreign offices on transactions, contracts, business arrangements, etc.
  • Support the Director and Managers, Tax Strategy in maintaining and supporting documentation or data necessary for global tax audits.
  • Support Director and Managers, Tax Strategy in advising executive management of the tax implications of business activities and initiatives.
  • Support the Director and Managers, Tax Strategy to ensure tax positions or new business initiatives / structures are correctly reported on timely filed tax returns and income tax provisions. 
  • Prepare on a quarterly basis the IRC Section 883 binder supporting the Company's qualification for U.S. Shipping Income Exclusion.
  • Perform tax research of existing or proposed transaction and projects and document research in technical memorandum.
  • Perform other duties as required.  This job description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee occupying this position.  Employees will be required to perform any other job-related duties assigned by their supervisor or management.

Job Requirements


  • Minimum two years experience in Public Accounting or five years industry experience in Tax Department.
  • Bachelors degree in Accounting, advanced tax degree preferred.
  • Chartered Accountant, Chartered Tax Adviser, CPA or Juris Doctor preferred

Knowledge and Skills:

  • Ability to work in a fast paced environment and handle multiple projects and competing priorities simultaneously
  • Self-starter with the ability to work independently under remote supervision.
  • Strong analytical and reasoning skills.
  • Strong technical research skills.
  • Excellent judgment and the ability to make decisions and assess acceptable levels of business risk.
  • Ability to read, analyze and interpret general business periodical, professional journals, technical procedures or governmental regulations.
  • Ability to write reports and business correspondence.
  • Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists.
  • Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram or schedule form.
  • Typical PC and software skills including Microsoft Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Lotus Notes, on-line research

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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