Carnival UK

Accounts Receivable Executive - 12 Month FTC/Secondment

Job ID 4745 Date posted 13/09/2022 Date closes 20/09/2022 City SOUTHAMPTON State HAMPSHIRE Country United Kingdom Job Type Full Time

Job Description

Carnival UK is the name behind P&O Cruises and Cunard Line, we operate spectacular ships all over the globe providing unforgettable holiday happiness.

We are recruiting for an Accounts Receivable Executive to join us on a 12 Month Fixed Term Contract/Secondment in our Finance team.

For at least two days a week, you’ll be based out of our fantastic offices in the heart of Southampton, less than two hours from central London. In our hybrid working environment, you can also expect to balance this with time spent working remotely every week.

The Role

In this role you will be the subject matter expert for systems and processes relating to Accounts Receivable. In the immediate short term, you will be instrumental in the reconciliation of Covid related bookings and Key Travel Agent partners to achieve booking resolution. You will ensure accuracy of data pertaining and used for collection and reporting of debt, share and provide guidance as required.

You will be taking on tracking and reporting of trends feeding into a robust and visible monthly forecast submission & reporting pack and ensuring you maintain compliance with industry regulations and ensure effective transactional cost management.

You will work with other areas of Finance, the business and internal and external auditors to ensure policy and process compliance

About You

Carnival UK is always on the lookout for colleagues who can demonstrate our Culture Essentials.

To be considered for this position you will need to have previous experience of financial systems ideally within the travel industry and/or financial services. You will be proficient with Microsoft office and use your knowledge of key systems and processes effectively to guide other users.

You will have clear and concise communication skills along with strong planning skills with the ability to organise and prioritise work.

You will have the ability to work under pressure and to tight deadlines.

For a full Job Description and Person Specification please click here

This role has been levelled at a CUK10

The Benefits

At Carnival UK we are passionate about our people. Working to inspire and empower one another to be enthusiastic and bold in the choices we make is essential to our culture. We also believe in rewarding our colleagues for the fantastic hard work they do.

As a Carnival UK colleague you can enjoy a range of benefits including:

  • Annual discounted cruise with Cunard and P&O Cruises plus late availability offers
  • Minimum 25 days of holidays and option for holiday trading
  • Contributory Defined Contribution Pension scheme
  • Company paid Health Cash Plan
  • Company paid Health Assessment
  • Employee Shares Plan
  • Electric Car scheme
  • Life Assurance
  • Cycle to work
  • Access to digital GP
  • Opportunity to join employee led networks
  • Extensive learning and development opportunities
  • Employee assistance programme
  • Shopping discounts portal

We are based out of a fantastic working environment in the heart of Southampton and offer a fun vibrant culture to be a part of.

About Us

Carnival UK is the operating company for P&O Cruises & Cunard. We provide world class cruise holidays and take enormous pride in our service excellence, creeating unforgettable holiday happiness. We're looking for talented colleagues who will share our commitment to this purpose and to our global Cutlture Essentials Speak Up, Respect and Protect, Improve, Communicate, Listen & Learn and Empower.
Working with us means you'll be part of a tight-knit but truly diverse global team of passionate people. You'll be supported to drive your development, from formal learning to the life lessons of worldwide travel. We believe in inclusion and the power of diversity, so you'll be encouraged to bring your unique perspectives and experiences, and help us understand what you need to do your best work. We recognise the value in having people with a variety of backgrounds, experience and skills in our business. That means the role requirements here should be seen as a guide, not a checklist. If you have more, less or different experiences, but really relevant skills, we'd love to hear from you. We work flexibly and will support you to find a healthy balance of remote working and time in our fantastic office collaborating, taking part in events and developing the social connections that make working with us so rewarding. We welcome the opportunity to discuss reduced hours and job share arrangements.
If this role requires you to visit and/or work on a Carnival UK ship, the successful candidate needs to be fully vaccinated (with a WHO or MHRA approved two-dose COVID-19 vaccination course or single-dose Janssen COVID-19 vaccine), including any relevant booster vaccinations. This is to maintain a safe environment onboard and reduce the risk of outbreaks, to protect our crew and our Guests. It's also required for ships to dock and enjoy shoreside visits in many Ports of Call on global itineraries. This requirement will be under regular review.

About the Team

We in Finance & Legal, support business performance and decision making through control, planning and insight. We do this by delivering the basics brilliantly, protecting value through financial and legal integrity and always doing the right thing, business partnering with leadership and curiosity to create value, continuous improvement, whilst striving to be Travel's employer of choice for Financial talent.
Join us on our journey - apply now.

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