BASIC PURPOSE: To provide finance support to operations finance, accounting, various corporate functions, and/or other areas of the business. This includes processing payments, assisting in journal entries, financial results analysis, modeling short and long-term financial results, budget and forecast preparation, and financial analysis of various potential and implemented initiatives. Responsible for month end close activities, applying accounting principles and procedures to analyze financial information for preparation of financial reports.
Build and/or maintain short and long-term projections for use by NCLH leadership as well as various internal and external stakeholders.
Prepare financial analysis models for all potential initiatives and measure results while in test periods and also after a permanent fleet-wide implementation. Provide recommendations as a result of the analysis performed.
Recommend and implement process improvements and standardization, creating and maintaining documentation, to streamline and improve the overall process flow of various functions.
Identify areas of opportunity for cost reducing or revenue generating initiatives or practices.
Research and report on financial actual result variances against budget and forecast.
Assist in monthly closing activities such as, recording entries, review, research and preparation of monthly variance explanations, accruals and analytical support to Management.
Investigate and resolve accounting discrepancies and irregularities.
Assist various departments with contract reviews and reconciliations of related incentives, marketing funds etc.
Develop reporting tools as needed to successfully run the business and make good decisions.
Assist various departments with the development, review and upload of all budgets and forecasts.
Perform other duties as assigned.
EDUCATION: Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Finance or related field of study; or any equivalent combination of relevant background and work experience.
EXPERIENCE: 2-3 years’ experience in Finance, Accounting, and/or budgeting functions. Experience performing various types of business analysis at a high level preferred.
KNOWLEDGE & SKILLS: Excellent quantitative and analytical skills for a senior level position. Must be an organized, detail-oriented individual fluent in Microsoft Suite applications including Excel, Word, Outlook and PowerPoint. Excellent communication and interpersonal skills are mandatory to support working directly with upper management and operations team members. The ideal candidate will be flexible to support a variety of tasks and eager to learn new skills and concepts. Willing to take ownership of areas of responsibility. The individual must be a team player who is able to work well with team members and outside contacts. Willing to go the extra mile to ensure projects are completed on time. Must demonstrate ability to work with the highest degree of accuracy.