This position will play an integral role in ensuring accounting transactions are evaluated and accounted for appropriately. This individual will also be a key contributor to the growth of the Global Accounting & Reporting Services department by providing a strong professional presence and superior technical accounting expertise. The individual will need strong communication and collaboration skills to work effectively across multiple levels in the organization and have strong ownership of their work, driving work to completion and meeting deadlines.
- Liaison with Global Treasury, provide support and ensure proper accounting for debt and derivative transactions.
- IT2 system management, automation initiatives and testing.
- Preparation of memos and work papers supporting the issuance of the financial statements and completion of the audit.
- Compilation of the debt and derivative-related disclosure support for the financial statements.
- Analysis of new U.S. GAAP and IFRS accounting standards and their impact on accounting for debt and derivative transactions and relevant financial statement disclosures.
- Special projects, as needed.
- Minimum Bachelor’s degree. Master’s Degree preferred but not required.
- Must be a Certified Public Accountant, Chartered Accountant, or similar certification.
- Professional with 5-7 years of total experience at a public accounting firm or similar experience.
- Technical accounting, financial reporting, SOX control environment.
- Previous experience with writing accounting memos and technical research.
- Previous experience with process improvement, project management and SOX control assessment.
- Dedicated to the timely delivery of a superior product.
- Strong process skills and proven ability to interact with all levels of the organization.
- Uncompromising work ethic.
- Possess intermediate knowledge of Microsoft Excel and Word.
- Excellent communication and writing skills.
- Creative thinker and solutions oriented.
- Exceptional analytical and organizational skills. Able to analyze, evaluate and move quickly to support rapid decision making.
- Excellent interpersonal skills. Collaborative communications style.
- Tenacious in meeting deadlines, well organized, adept at managing peak workloads.
- Uncompromising personal integrity, as well as a high level of respect for all individuals.
- Global perspective and willingness to travel occasionally (less than 5%).
Carnival Corporation & plc is a global cruise company and one of the largest vacation companies in the world. Our portfolio of leading cruise brands includes Carnival Cruise Line, Holland America Line, Princess Cruises and Seabourn in North America; P&O Cruises, and Cunard Line in the United Kingdom; AIDA in Germany; Costa Cruises in Southern Europe; and P&O Cruises in Australia. Our employees have a responsibility to be accountable for all actions. We consider the environment in all aspects of our business and have a responsibility to put safety and sustainability first. We live and share a positive attitude which is based on fostering an environment of inclusion, trust, a willingness to listen, openness and integrity.
Carnival Corporation & plc and Carnival Cruise Line is an equal employment opportunity/affirmative action employer. In this regard, it does not discriminate against any qualified individual on the basis of sex, race, color, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, age, marital status, mental, physical or sensory disability or any other classification protected by applicable local, state, federal and/or international law.
Benefits as a member of Carnival's Team:
- A comprehensive benefit program which includes medical, dental and vision plans
- Additional programs include company paid term life insurance and disability coverage and a 401(k) plan that includes a company match
- Employee Stock Purchase plan
- Paid vacation and sick time
- Cruise benefits
- An on-site fully accredited preschool educational program located at our Doral campus
- An on-site Wellness Center and Health clinic at our Doral campus