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Sr. Accounts Payable Specialist

Job ID 8033 Location Miami Date posted 03/18/2024 Work Style Hybrid

Job Description

The Senior AP Specialist is responsible for the accurate input of payment data from supplier invoices into Oracle R12 AP module via the Kofax/MarkView imaging and workflow system; matching to Purchase Orders when applicable, and ensuring timely payments to suppliers. This includes correctly matching invoice to purchase order and confirming freight terms on the purchase order, before processing freight. A good understanding of the overall A/P process is required. The position will be assigned as Pre-Approved, PO or Non-PO processors but can be expected to assist across responsibilities when deemed necessary by management.

Essential Functions:

  • Review Manual Wire entries. 
  • Review Markview and/or Oracle AP control reports. Follow up with business on invoices aged over 30 days on a weekly basis. 
  • Maintain the Prepayment account and reconcile monthly. 
  • Assist with Daily Transfer to GL/Month End Process/Month End reconciliations and variance reporting. 
  • Work Special Projects/Audit requests. 
  • Set up and renew recurring invoices. 
  • Work Markview Review Queues. Assist AP specialists with Markview queues to be within SLA. 
  • Prepare Daily Assignments. 
  • Assist with Suppliers Outstanding Invoices.


  • Bachelor's Degree in Accounting or equivalent amount of work experience
  • 2+ years of related experience required
  • 2+ years of Accounts Payable or other related Accounting Experience preferred
  • Experience with Oracle preferred

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Excellent understanding of the overall Accounts Payable process is required.
  • Intermediate knowledge of Microsoft Excel, Word, and PowerPoint.
  • Able to multi-task and work in a fast paced environment with minimal supervision. Strong verbal and written communication skills. Professional business presence. 

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

Travel: No Travel

Work Conditions: Work primarily in a climate-controlled environment with minimal safety/health hazard potential.

The range for this role’s base salary is $19.00 - $21.00 per hour.  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 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 orsensory disability, or any other classification protected by applicable local, state, federal, and/or international law. 


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