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Lead, Finance

Royal Caribbean Group

Royal Caribbean Group

Accounting & Finance
Miami, FL, USA
Posted on Tuesday, February 6, 2024

Journey with us! Combine your career goals and sense of adventure by joining our exciting team of employees. Royal Caribbean Group is pleased to offer a competitive compensation & benefits package, and excellent career development opportunities, each offering unique ways to explore the world.

Position Summary:

The Destination Development Group manages over $1 billion of assets under management (AUM) across various cruise port investments, and with a pipeline of port investments exceeding $2 billion, is actively engaged in acquiring cruise ports and related commercial developments across the globe for both strategic reasons and financial returns.

The Lead, Destination Development Finance position, reports to the Senior Manager of Destination Development Finance, and supports making strategic business decisions to achieve business objectives and obtain financial returns. Responsibilities include a heavy focus on financial modeling, assisting with building the business case for the pipeline of investments, and managing capital needs.

This position assesses pipeline deals in accordance with business objectives and target financial returns. The role is responsible for formulating and leading the financial analysis for a proposed investment pipeline currently estimated at $2 billion. Proposed investments include creating wholly owned subsidiaries as well as forming joint ventures with other cruise lines and other third-party investors.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Conceptualize, design, develop business case and financial models to evaluate new potential investments and modeling multiple scenarios to help inform groups decision.
  • Take complex and detailed investment structures and communicate the key drivers and results in a concise manner and formulate meaningful recommendations.
  • Manage concurrently multiple projects without compromising on the quality of the work by planning around tight timelines and effectively interfacing with business partners and other professionals.
  • Partner with internal groups (Technical Accounting Group, Corporate Strategy, Tax, Legal, Treasury) to ensure potential investments are aligned and properly structured in accordance with business objectives and strategies to minimize risks and maximize returns.
  • Ensure capital plan reflects the proposed spend from pipeline investments to ensure equity funding needs are communicated clearly.
  • Prepare internal memoranda and other materials used to support investment recommendations and to communicate with internal constituents.
  • Assist with deal structuring, negotiation of terms sheets, and financing terms.
  • Some travel may be required.

Qualifications, Knowledge & Skills:

  • Bachelor’s Degree required, and MBA preferred.
  • Prefer 5-7 years of financial services, infrastructure, private equity, real estate, or transaction services experience with a focus on financial modeling and valuation.
  • Critical success factors for this role will be strong financial modelling skills, knowledge of valuation techniques, the ability to collaborate well with internal and external partners, and excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Proven ability to develop financial models independently with a high degree of accuracy.
  • Strong financial acumen and knowledge of valuation methods and debt structures.
  • Strong knowledge of business strategy, accounting, and finance; particularly a solid grasp of complex project financing structures and calculating investment returns.
  • Capable of making independent decisions.
  • Results-oriented team player comfortable with interacting with all levels of an organization.
  • Aptitude for synthesizing complex financial structures of investments into clear and concise communications for the broader group, highlighting key drivers and risks to support decision makers.
  • Strong communication skills and interpersonal skills for interacting with external and internal partners and delivering recommendations and results to senior management.
  • Proactive and self-starter mentality to work both independently and as a team to gather information and develop the economic business case for proposed investments.
  • Proven ability to drive multiple investment analyses in a time critical, transaction-oriented environment.

We know there's a lot to consider. As you go through the application process, our recruiters will be glad to provide guidance, and more relevant details to answer any additional questions.

Thank you again for your interest in Royal Caribbean Group. We'll hope to see you onboard soon.

It is the policy of the Company to ensure equal employment and promotion opportunity to qualified candidates without discrimination or harassment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, sexuality, gender identity or expression, marital status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Royal Caribbean Group and each of its subsidiaries prohibit and will not tolerate discrimination or harassment.

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