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Sr. Financial Analyst

Job ID 8315 Location Miami Date posted 05/09/2024 Work Style Hybrid

Job Description

As a Senior Analyst for the Financial Planning & Analysis group, you would be a key contributor to the future success of the Financial Planning and Analysis team by providing a strong professional presence, technical expertise and a business/operational focus. You will work with management throughout the company to develop, track and analyze key performance indicators to assess and ensure operational and financial strength.  Together with the Director and the Manager of FP&A, you will assist in the preparation, consolidation, and in-depth analysis of the annual budget and monthly forecasts. As a Sr. Analyst, you will be expected to bring strong leadership acumen to the team to help Director and Manager of FP&A influence the extended organization to achieve stated financial objectives. 

Essential Functions:

  • Build, update and maintain monthly financial forecasting modeling tools and analyses, independently and collaboratively, to provide insights into business trends and recommendations for improvements. 
  • Develop and deliver effective and timely business analysis and reporting both ad-hoc and at the request of the management team to further support business strategies and operational objectives. 
  • Use analytical skills to sift through large amounts of data and turn this information into key qualitative and quantitative financial analysis for both domestic and international operations.
  • Assist in coordination, preparation, and analysis of annual operating plan, capital plan and long-term financial planning models. 
  • Communicate complex analysis and results with recommendation to all levels of management, including senior management. 
  • Develop and deliver informative, well-organized executive-level PowerPoint presentations. 
  • Proactively seek opportunities to partner with business units on important strategic initiatives.
  • Prepare monthly consolidation, review and reconciliation of financial reports for various business units.


  • Bachelor’s degree
  • 5+ years of relevant experience

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Advanced proficiency in Microsoft Excel and PowerPoint.
  • Advanced proficiency in Hyperion Essbase, Hyperion Planning, Hyperion Interactive Reporting, and Oracle Financials or similar database systems.
  • Proficiency in Tableau.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Ability to adapt easily to change in dynamic environment.
  • Mastery with financial statement analysis.
  • Must be able to critically think, problem solve, and perform root cause analysis under ambiguity.
  • Highly analytical and detail oriented with a strong business sense.
  • Ability to manage multiple projects to completion, coordinate action plans, and implement actionable strategies.
  • Be able to manage tight deadlines, prioritize work-load, and achieve effective results.

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

Travel: Less than 25% 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 $61,000 - $90,000.  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 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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