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Sr. Manager, Corporate Financial Planning and Analysis

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The Royal Caribbean Group’s Finance Team has an exciting career opportunity for a full time Sr. Manager, Corporate Financial Planning and Analysis reporting to the Director, Corporate Planning.


This position will work on-site in Miami, Florida


Position Summary:


This position is responsible for managing the Corporate financial planning, budgeting, and forecasting processes for Royal Caribbean Group, with a P&L totaling approximately $6B. Sr. Manager will be responsible for interpreting current and future business performance to manage financial forecasts submission and consolidation for all brands and P&L components, as well as providing financial analysis on trends and variances to forecast that support Earnings Call Preparation and Board of Directors materials, including presentation of results, trends and opportunities to senior business leaders including Finance Leadership Team and Executive Committee (CEO, CFO and Brand Presidents). In addition, the role includes managing a team that administers corporate wide financial planning tools and systems. 


Essential Duties and Responsibilities:


  • Lead, coach, and develop a team of high-performing professionals who are focused on delivering best-in-class financial planning, analysis, and partnership with the business.


  • Partner with brand finance teams to assess business support needs and provide insight into strategic resource investments.


  • Through collaboration with Brand and Shared Finance organizations, manage the development of annual operating plan presented to Board of Directors, and subsequent monthly financial forecasts. 


  • Own the process of monthly tracking of actual financial results to projections, including in-depth understanding and analysis of variances and drivers, and communication of results to CFO, CEO monthly.


  • Provide benchmarking and analyses across brands to identify opportunities for revenue generation and cost control and partner within the organization to lead the implementation of  identified opportunities. 


  • Present financial data, strategies, and recommendations to senior management, including CFO, CEO, Finance Leadership Team and operational leaders. 


  • Oversee ad hoc business improvement projects across brands, departments and functions.


  • Develop and recommend strategies for setting, monitoring, and achieving annual KPI targets, including both operational and financial KPIs.


  • Own the budgeting, planning, and financial modeling associated with the Corporation’s bonus and stock compensation structure, as well as General & Administrative costs.


  • Oversee monthly and ad hoc reporting to Executive Leadership, including actuals reporting, forecast reporting, and operating plan reporting. 


  • Identify efficiencies and automation opportunities in the current reporting process to focus on strategic analysis and value creation.


  • Manage financial reporting and presentations that support earnings calls, board meetings, Executive Committee meetings and other ad hoc executive meetings. 


  • Manage and develop forecast and reporting tools and systems for all brands while establishing consistent processes for ensuring financial accuracy. 


  • Manage and organize work for team responsible with day-to-day administration of financial planning application including running processes, actuals reconciliation, and training users.


Qualifications, Knowledge and Skills:


  • Bachelor’s degree in Finance, Economics, or Accounting from a 4-year university.


  • 12+ years progressive experience in financial management at a large corporation.


  • 9+ years leading, coaching, mentoring direct reports.


  • Expert level skills in financial analytics.


  • Resourceful self-starter with excellent written & verbal executive level communication skills.


  • Effective collaborator and relationship builder with sound interpersonal skills and the ability to communicate complex concepts clearly across different audiences.


  • Capable of making independent decisions.


  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills including technical and business writing.


  • Ability to work in complex matrix environments.


  • Experience with Hyperion Essbase/Smartview, Oracle Enterprise Planning Management, JD Edwards World, Oracle Database.


  • Advanced in use of Microsoft Excel, PowerPoint, and Word applications.


  • Solid understanding of accounting rules. 


  • Aptitude for translating complex, technical subjects into clear, business-oriented communications.


  • Accepts accountability and manages execution of individual and team results at corporate and divisional level.


  • Demonstrates a wide degree of creativity with strong analytical and problem-solving skills.


  • Strong knowledge and experience in a variety of the field’s concepts, practices, and procedures, including project & resource management.


Preferred Qualifications:


  • Master’s degree in finance, MBA and/or CFA preferred.


 We know there's a lot to consider. As you go through the application process, our recruiters will be glad to provide guidance, and more relevant details to answer any additional questions. Thank you again for your interest in Royal Caribbean Group. We'll hope to see you onboard soon!


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. Royal Caribbean Group and each of its subsidiaries prohibit and will not tolerate discrimination or harassment.




Nearest Major Market: Miami

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