Princess Cruises Staff Accountant in SEATTLE, Washington

Staff Accountant

Santa Clarita, California

We serve. We respect our team. We innovate. We are consistent. We are accountable. We do it right.

Holland America Group is currently searching for a highly motivated Staff Accountant . This position reports to the Sr. Staff Accountant.

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.


  • Maintain general ledgers and prepare monthly financial statements and various monthly analytics on a timely basis

  • Prepare and post monthly journal entries

  • Monitor systems for compliance with procedures and revise policies and procedures as necessary

  • Reconcile related balance sheet accounts and identify and resolve any discrepancies

  • Prepare timely and accurate financial information related to Ship Operating expenses. This will include journal entry and invoice preparation

  • Assist in performing SOX tests as it pertains to area of responsibility for assurance of the controls surrounding the process

  • Preparation of balance sheet reconciliations in accordance with Policies and SOX guidelines

  • Perform other duties as assigned


  • B/A or B/S in Accounting or equivalent experience

  • Candidate must possess the ability to work with minimal supervision and have a take-charge personality

  • Excellent organizational and communication skills

  • Proficiency with Microsoft Excel a must

  • Ability to work in MS Access, Word, and Visual Basic a plus

  • Ability to work well with individuals at all levels

  • Flexible regarding peak-time work requirements


  • 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 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; 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.