Princess Cruises Analyst, Financial in SEATTLE, Washington

Analyst, Financial

Santa Clarita, California

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Princess Cruise Lines is currently searching for a highly motivated Financial Analyst who will support the Manager, Finance with interpreting financial information, identifying and highlighting trends in financial performance, conducting financial analysis, and making recommendations to support processes and profit improvement business operators. This position reports to the Manager, Finance.

We welcome your interest in joining Holland America Group - a division of Carnival Corporation. Holland America Group includes Holland America Line and Seabourn (both headquartered in Seattle, Washington), Princess Cruise Lines (headquartered in Santa Clarita, California), and P&O Australia (headquartered in Sydney). Holland America Group operates a combined total of 41 cruise ships with 36,000 employees worldwide. This position will be located in our Santa Clarita office.


  • Assist with regular and ad hoc financial reporting and analysis for operations and Senior Management. Ensures reporting is timely and accurate

  • Support the month-end close process. Assist with monitoring General Ledger entries and ensuring department-level financial reports are accurate

  • Assist with variance analyses and isolating performance drivers including fleet deployment and currency exchange rate fluctuation

  • Act as a liaison between Operations and Finance. Work with other Finance departments to ensure accounting, planning, and forecasting are properly supported

  • Meet with Manager on a regular basis to review financial performance, discuss accruals and reclassifications and review any new or current operating initiatives

  • Assist with the development of the long-term strategic and yearly operating plans and monthly forecast

  • Assist Manager with collaborating with business operators in profit improvement projects. Assist with analyzing new product and cost savings opportunities

  • Assist with ad hoc analyses for business operators and Senior Management


  • Bachelor’s degree in Finance or related field or equivalent work experience

  • Zero to two years of Finance/Accounting experience

  • MBA and/or CMA a plus

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

  • Strong quantitative and analytical skills

  • Intermediate Microsoft Excel skills

  • Ability to assist with preparing and presenting financial analyses to a non-finance audience

  • Ability to assist with developing, communicating, and facilitating budget and forecast processes


  • Flexible Work Schedule! 9/80 alternative workweek schedule providing each employee with one (1) weekday off every two weeks.

  • Time off benefits - 8 paid holidays, paid vacation, bonus vacation time and paid sick time

  • Travel - Cruise and Travel Privileges for you and your family

  • Health - Complete benefit plans including medical, dental, vision and flexible spending accounts

  • Wellness - Health and wellness programs include, onsite exercise classes, onsite nutrition and lifestyle classes and discounted gym memberships

  • Tuition Reimbursement - up to 80% with a maximum of $3000 per year

  • 401(k) - Company match up to 6% of salary at 50% for the first 5 years and 100% thereafter

  • Employee Stock Purchase Plan - up to a 15% discount off of FMV of CCL stock

  • Training - In-house Princess University courses on professional development

  • Rewards & Incentives - Employee Recognition and Reward Programs; rideshare, financial commuter incentives and free parking; banking services and retail stores

    Next Steps…

Apply today and set sail on an exciting new career course! Our goal is to be the number one cruise and cruise-tour provider. To make that happen, we need qualified, top-notch team members. If you’re looking to get your talent noticed, apply today! Our application process is quick and easy:

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