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Senior Financial Analyst, New Build

At Royal Caribbean Group, we deliver unforgettable vacations to our guests. We build the best ships, and even better careers, all while doing the right thing. We are passionate. We are innovative. We are unstoppable. We open the world to our employees. Combine your career goals and sense of adventure by joining our team. With two new ships launching in 2024 it couldn’t be a more exciting time to join!


Position Summary:

The purpose of this job is to support the Newbuild portfolio for Royal Caribbean Group. The finance team manages the cost of construction of Newbuilds, upwards of two billion USD. This position reviews the project portfolio, identifies areas for cost improvement and prepares executive financial reports and related memos for senior and executive management on a strategic level. The position will also assist the Financial Manager and adhoc requests.  


Essential Duties and Responsibilities: 

  • Influences negotiations, in developing change order proposals, with the Newbuild management team and brand operations to include prioritizing scope modifications and designing to cost.
  • Development of detailed operational models for construction supervision, administration and architectural design.
  • Planning and forecasting, Newbuild construction special projects and adhoc capital projects. (Energy efficiency, large technical projects and change order value engineering.) 
  • Prepares and analyzes financial results and executive financial reporting for upper management on a creative and strategic level. Analysis of foreign currency fluctuations and its impact on financial results.
  • Participation in the development of Key Performance Indicators to include measurement and reporting.
  • Presents and communicates results of analyses at financial meetings with the EVP of Newbuild and senior leadership.
  • Performs special projects to improve process efficiency and performance.

This job description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties performed by the employee occupying this position.  Employees will be required to perform any other job-related duties assigned by their supervisor or management.



  • Bachelor’s degree in finance, Accounting or other related discipline required.  
  • MBA and/or CPA highly preferred.  
  • Previous related financial analysis experience required.

Knowledge and Skills:

  • Energetic, proactive and a leader in driving the process to achieve results.
  • Embrace cross training as back-up for other team members. 
  • Excellent business intelligence and a strategic mind set to generate creative ideas to improve cost performance.
  • Strong benchmarking, trend analysis and analytical skills to identify efficiencies and cost saving opportunities. 
  • Excellent computer skills to include advanced excel skills (model development with statistical and financial functions, pivot tables and automation), Microsoft PowerPoint , Access and Visio.
  • Effective communication skills (written & Verbal). 
  • Ability to succeed in a team environment. 
  • Ability to share information and work in a standardized environment.
  • Understanding of accounting processes, procedure and internal controls. 
  • Excellent organization skills. 
  • Ability to multi-task and manage competing priorities with confidence and composure. 
  • Excellent understanding of capitalized interest and capital allocation

What we Offer

We offer a competitive compensation & benefits package, and excellent career development opportunities, each offering unique ways to explore the world.


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.







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