Introduction

Carnival Maritime GmbH is part of Carnival Corporation and serves the brands of AIDA Cruises and Costa Crociere as their marine service unit. The company bundles marine operation competencies and best practices providing the highest safety, health, environmental and compliance standards for cruising. With the aspiration of achieving net carbon-neutral ship operations by 2050, Carnival Maritime has established a new center of excellence with a specific mandate to support the company by defining and executing the decarbonization strategy and its associated multidimensional technological challenges. With its service and innovation, Carnival Maritime enables the vessels of AIDA Cruises and Costa Crociere to meet the current and future needs of the cruise industry.   
 
If you want to join our company based in Hamburg, and be part of our culture this is your opportunity, we are looking for a suitable candidate to fill the following position: 

Your Tasks

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Are you ready to set sail into a rewarding career as a Senior Controller professional in our Controlling/FP&A department? Join our dynamic team and take charge of providing financial insights, reliable data, and analysis. 
We are seeking a professional with training in finance, management, accounting, or any relevant related field, with controlling professional experience between 5 to 8 years. Knowledge or experience within the maritime industry is a plus, but not mandatory.
If you are very comfortable with MS Office tools [MS Excel is fundamental] and also having knowledge or experience in Oracle/Hyperion and QlikView and/or Power BI then come aboard and chart your course to success with us!

The function comes with strong and deep responsibilities that go from organizational activities to the preparation of reports and presentations that provide thoughtful analysis, identify action items, and effectively frame decisions that need to be made.

Some of the key responsibilities are:

  • Provide support to the teams related to finance, organizational activities, reporting, and metrics in a timely and accurate manner
  • Partner with the finance team and the Brands’ Controlling/FP&A groups to collaborate on business reviews, metrics, and goals
  • Identify and understand business challenges; propose and create solutions; develop and control key performance indicators
  • Dive deeply into financial data and become a subject matter expert to provide additional insights
  • Identify and investigate variances to plan, forecast, and prior year, proactively identifying opportunities for improvement
  • Work on corporate, local or brand projects and initiatives that impact the entire organization
  • Create presentations that provide insightful analysis, identify action items, and effectively frame decisions to be made
  • Develop and maintain successful relationships with the stakeholders and cross-functional teams at all levels of the organization
  • Review and design finance procedures to optimize and improve effectiveness

Your Profile

  • Bachelor’s degree in business administration or any related field is required 
  • At least five years of experience in finance, management, controlling or accounting or a related field
  • Having a strong experience in developing financial reports, metrics, and presentations
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks and adapt to a changing environment
  • Interpersonal and communication skills with the ability to interact with different management levels
  • Powerful Excel and PowerPoint skills are mandatory. Knowledge of Oracle, Hyperion, QlikView and Power BI is desirable
  • Strong attention to detail and ability to successfully manage multiple priorities while maintaining a view of the big picture
  • Ability to influence others through effective verbal and written communication and to drive projects across an organization
  • Very good English (English is our company’s official language). Any other additional language is a plus

We Offer:

  • 30 days of holidays per year 
  • Flexible working hours & the possibility to work from home for up to three days per week, providing a healthy work-life balance and increased convenience
  • The flexibility of working remotely for up to 10 days a year across Europe
  • The opportunity to work with international experts from more than 40 nationalities in a dynamic and vibrant team, fostering a working environment that promotes Speaking Up, Respecting and Protecting, Improving, Communicating, Listening, Learning, and Empowerment. 
  • Cruises at exclusive discounted prices for all employees, and additionally their family & friends (as from 6 months seniority)
  • Exclusive employee benefits and access to corporate perks and offers
  • Employers’ contribution to ProfiTicket for local transport 
  • Diverse learning and development possibilities, enabling you to expand your knowledge and skills in our organization
  • Participation in the company pension scheme (starting in your third-year seniority) 
  • Free use of the pool bicycles for leisurely strolls during your lunch break or weekends
  • A modern headquarters located in the heart of the HafenCity, an innovative urban district that embraces its proximity to the Elbe River

Interested?

We offer a challenging opportunity in a multinational work environment with English as our company language. We look forward to receiving your application via our career portal www.carnival-maritime.com.