Financial Accountant
P and O Cruises
Shore Based
5d ago

Carnival UK are recruiting for an influential Financial Accountant to work within the Corporate Accounting Team on a temporary basis.

This is an opportunity to join the expanding Corporate Accounting team in a senior position, based at our Southampton office.

In this role as Financial Accountant, you will drive the implementation of new accounting standards, working closely with our corporate head office in Miami.

You will also be a figurehead for our controls agenda. You will need to be inquisitive, organised and proactive in identifying improvement opportunities.

You will have experience in team and stakeholder management, as well as collaborative working, coupled with the ability to communicate with individuals at all levels.

You will support the function’s ability to ensure finance is well governed and controlled, and following accounting best practice.

Responsibilities :

  • Alongside the Senior Manager, Corporate Accounting, maintain SOX compliance for the department.
  • Ensure financial control is maintained across the control universe - to ensure that controls are appropriately designed to address the risks in place, ensure 100% compliance and work efficiently.
  • Management of technical accounting projects, acting as the subject matter expert liaising on behalf of CUK with ABG and other global brands.
  • Utilise graduate resource, and key CUK staff members to deliver implementation to the required timescales.

  • Support ad hoc technical accounting queries, and ensure that the key control pillars are robust and compliant.
  • Apply a continual improvement mind set to tasks and projects, and proactively business partner the commercial finance teams, influencing their decisions where appropriate.
  • Coach and effectively develop the corporate accounting graduate for the period of their rotation within the team. Supervise and review their work
  • Develop relationships with finance and business partners and be able to influence them
  • For this position you will be a q ualified Financial Accountant (ACA, CIMA, ACCA or equivalent) with, financial reporting, financial control and technical accounting exposure.

    Ideally, you will also be able to demonstrate your knowledge of team management and financial systems as well as SOX, IFRS and / or US GAAP.

    About us

  • One of our core organisational values is that we are 'better together' and that’s why we’re working hard to build a flexible and inclusive culture;
  • where difference is respected and valued and where our people can be themselves. Inclusivity is at the heart of our recruitment process so we welcome applications from everyone.

    We do not discriminate on the basis of age, disability, gender reassignment, race, religion or belief, sex, sexual orientation, marriage & civil partnership and pregnancy & maternity.

    Carnival UK is the operating company for P&O Cruises & Cunard. We provide unforgettable holiday experiences and operate a winning culture to achieve standout success.

    Our Cunard ships have been defining sophisticated ocean travel for over 175 years. Our ships have always been The Most Famous Ocean Liners in the World.

    We continue our legacy of luxury ocean travel with our flagship Queen Mary 2, Queen Victoria and Queen Elizabeth, with Queen Mary 2 providing the only regularly scheduled transatlantic service between Southampton and New York.

    In 2022 our fourth Queen will join our Cunard fleet.

    P&O Cruises has a proud and long tradition, with seven ships including our flagship Britannia which joined our fleet in March 2015.

    Our new ship, the largest in the UK market, will join the fleet in 2020, meaning we can offer more experiences tailored to British tastes -

    combining genuine service, a sense of occasion and attention to detail, ensuring passengers have the holiday of a lifetime, every time.

    It takes great passion and real dedication to maintain our position at the top. That’s why extraordinary, passionate people are at the heart of our journey delivering the highest standards to our valued customers.

    With support to help you reach your potential, attractive company benefits and incredible employee offers on discounted cruises we want your career with us to be successful and fun.

    Join us on our journey, apply now.

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