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Accountant, Senior

Company: Carnival Corporation & plc
Location: Miami
Posted on: September 22, 2022

Job Description:

Job DescriptionWe are currently seeking a Senior Accountant, Financial Reporting and Accounting!The FRA Senior Accountant executes all aspects of the monthly general ledger close process, including ensuring completeness of transactions, performing analytical review of results and researching variances. This individual directly assists the FRA Manager in the preparation of monthly, quarterly and annual reporting deliverables and leads special projects. Responsible with developing subject matter expertise in areas assigned and is also tasked with assisting management in developing the FRA staff accountants. Essential Functions:

  • Ensure completeness and accuracy of monthly close adjustments and accruals.
  • Prepare monthly account reconciliations and follow up to clear reconciling items.
  • Perform analytical review of financial results and understand factors driving variances.
  • Prepare monthly financial reports for senior management.
  • Identify continuous improvement opportunities through automation and/or efficiency initiatives.
  • Prepare quarter and year end deliverables to be submitted to corporate.
  • Lead and manage special projects and requests from management and operations. Manage projects from beginning to end including coordinating resources, managing timeline, and reporting on progress to management.
  • Prepare and make presentations to management and peers on various accounting topics as required.
  • Supervise staff accountants and other senior accountants as required to complete assigned projects. Minimum Qualifications:
    • Bachelor's Degree in Accounting.
    • CPA certification or working towards same.
    • Minimum 4 years of experience working in public or private accounting. Experience with full-cycle accounting, month-end closing process and variance analysis.
    • Proficiency in MS Office Suite with advanced-level skills in Excel. Knowledge of or ability to learn Oracle Financials or other related financial software.
    • Strong understanding of accounting theory, GAAP and the ability to apply the concepts to specific situations. Strong analytical and auditing skills with the ability to research and reconcile difficult accounts. Ability to work collaboratively with all levels to maximize results. Good verbal and written communication skills. Ability to use creative approaches to challenges. Committed to identifying continuous improvement opportunities. Solutions-oriented problem solving skills. Ability to operate independently with minimal daily direction to accomplish objectives. Demonstrated sense of urgency in completing assignments. Ability to demonstrate flexibility and embrace change in a dynamic environment. Ability to prioritize workloads and meet tight deadlines. Uncompromising personal integrity, as well as a high level of respect for all individuals. About Us In addition to other duties/functions, this position requires full commitment and support for promoting ethical and compliant culture. More specifically, this position requires integrity, honesty, and respectful treatment of others, as well as a willingness to speak up when they see misconduct or have concerns. Carnival Cruise Line is the most popular cruise brand in North America and operates a fleet of ships designed to foster exceptionally safe, fun and memorable vacation experiences at an outstanding value. 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. Doing this helps us to achieve our ultimate goal, which is to include FUN in everything we do! Speaking of fun, we are officially certified as a Great Place to Work aboard our ships as well as in our global corporate headquarters! 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 To view a copy of Carnival's FMLA, EEO and EPPA posters please visit: (click or copy and paste link into your browser)

Keywords: Carnival Corporation & plc, Miami , Accountant, Senior, Accounting, Auditing , Miami, Florida

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