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Sr. Accountant

Job ID 8311 Location Miami Date posted 05/09/2024 Work Style Hybrid

Job Description

This position will play an integral role in the preparation of the quarterly financial statements for the Company. 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 and reporting expertise. This position requires cross-brand collaboration to ensure accurate reporting. Additionally, excellent communication is needed as this role will be working closely with corporate groups, including but not limited to Treasury, FP&A, tax and legal.

Essential Functions: 

  • Preparation of the external financial statements on a quarterly basis for SEC filings. This process includes collaborating with corporate groups and communicating with executive management. 
  • Preparation and compilation of disclosure support for the financial statements.   
  • Preparation of memos and work papers supporting the issuance of the financial statements and audit.   
  • Analysis of new accounting standards and their impact on the Company.
  • Preparation of various schedules and timelines to assist and ensure the timely delivery of the external financial statements     
  • Preparation of various roll forward schedules and the corresponding support schedules
  • Conduct special projects as needed and identify areas of improvement within our processes to create efficiencies.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting 
  • Must be a Certified Public Accountant, Chartered Accountant or similar certification. Preferred but not required. 
  • Professional with 5+ years of experience at a public accounting firm with SEC or similar experience
  • Previous experience with Oracle Financial Systems, Hyperion Essbase, Workiva, and BlackLine a plus, but not necessary

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • 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

Physical Demands: Must be able to remain in a stationary position at a desk and/or computer for extended periods of time.

Travel: No or very little travel likely

Work Conditions: Work primarily in a climate-controlled environment with minimal safety/health hazard potential. Work beyond normal business hours will be required occasionally to support business needs or projects.

The range for this role’s base salary is $60,600 - $105,000.  Offers to selected candidates will be made on a fair and equitable basis, taking into account specific job-related skills and experience.  

At Carnival, your total rewards package is much more than your base salary. All non-sales roles participate in an annual cash bonus program, while sales roles have an incentive plan. Director and above roles may also be eligible to participate in Carnival’s discretionary equity incentive plan. Plus, Carnival provides comprehensive and innovative benefits to meet your needs, including:

  • Health Benefits:
    • Cost-effective medical, dental and vision plans
    • Employee Assistance Program and other mental health resources
    • Additional programs include company paid term life insurance and disability coverage 
  • Financial Benefits:
    • 401(k) plan that includes a company match
    • Employee Stock Purchase plan
  • Paid Time Off
    • Holidays – All full-time and part-time with benefits employees receive days off for 7 company-wide holidays, plus an additional floating holiday to be taken at the employee’s discretion. 
    • Vacation Time – All full-time employees at the manager and below level start with 14 days/year; director and above level start with 19 days/year.  Part-time with benefits employees receive time off based on the number of hours they work, with a minimum of 84 hours/year.  All employees gain additional vacation time with further tenure.
    • Sick Time – All full-time employees receive 80 hours of sick time each year.  Part-time with benefits employees receive time off based on the number of hours they work, with a minimum of 60 hours each year.  
  • Other Benefits
    • Complementary stand-by cruises, employee discounts on confirmed cruises, plus special rates for family and friends
    • Personal and professional learning and development resources including tuition reimbursement 
    • On-site preschool program and wellness center at our Miami campus

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 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 andsustainability 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
To view a copy of Carnival's FMLA, EEO and EPPA posters please visit: (click or copy and paste link into your browser).


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