Princess Cruises Senior Financial Analyst in SEATTLE, Washington

Senior Financial Analyst

Santa Clarita, CA

The Holland America Group is currently searching for a highly motivated Sr. Human Resources Analyst aka Sr. Financial Analyst who will manage the Crew Cost Budget through building, forecasting, and analyzing.

We welcome your interest in joining the Holland America Group - a division of Carnival Corp. The 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). The Holland America Group operates a combined total of 41 cruise ships with over 36,000 employees worldwide. This position will be located in our Santa Clarita, CA offices.


  • Works with department leads to forecast and plan for all Personnel Crew Costs. Liaises with Finance and HRIS departments to ensure data in the Cognos system is accurately updated and reported and performs management accountant analysis.

  • Functions as a financial/HR business partner for operational departments for the Crew Cost budget.

  • Ensures that personnel changes are entered in a timely manner within forecasted deadlines.

  • Compiles monthly data for metrics and reports for the Board.

  • Consults and advises management on compensation related policies and procedures for crew members including; pension, accrued leave and other pay elements.

  • Analyzes monthly financial and complement data.

  • Responsible for managing, maintaining, and often building complex financial models.

  • Prepare accounting entries for expenses, reclasses, and accruals.

  • Reviews current policies and procedures for simplification, control and efficiencies.

  • Delivers exceptional customer service and anticipates the needs and/or concerns of co-workers.

  • Identifies opportunities for process improvements and increases in organizational efficiency.


  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent work experience.

  • 3 – 5 five years of experience in analyzing, understanding and interpreting data.

  • Excellent interpersonal and verbal and written communication skills.

  • Strong organizational and collaboration skills.

  • Ability to multi-task and work within tight deadlines.

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Word and expert level in Excel and spreadsheet applications.

  • Ability to lead cross-divisional teams to produce effective results.

  • Knowledge of Cognos financial systems, Oracle, SQL, and Tableau are a plus.

  • Knowledge of internal systems MAPS, EPIC, CAPS, or SABRE are also a plus.


  • 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 75% with a maximum of $2000 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; special employee discounts for 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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Princess Cruises is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, or national origin, disability or protected veteran status.