Carnival UK

Commercial Analyst, Finance Partnering

Job ID 4160 Date posted 28/07/2022 Date closes 14/08/2022 City SOUTHAMPTON State HAMPSHIRE Country United Kingdom Job Type Full Time

Job Description

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an experienced commercial analyst to take on a key position within Carnival UK’s Finance Partnering team as a Senior Commercial Analyst, Finance Partnering on a permanent basis.

Carnival UK (which operates the P&O Cruises and Cunard Brands) will grow as we add new ships to the fleet and further transform the industry by making cruising a mainstream holiday for UK guests.

As a world-leading cruise company with big plans for the future; our people are our world, and this is where you come in!

The Role

With their analytical minds and the ability to think outside of the box, our Commercial Analysts spot trends and ideas where other people might just see a jumble of data. You’ll be an innovative thinker, working cross functionally across the business and thrive in a varied role. This means that strong interpersonal skills are key, along with critical thinking and a genuine interest in understanding how our business operates. In this role you’ll be:

  • Building and managing complex analysis of key commercial priorities of the business
  • Investigating the impact of specific activities on results
  • Providing the analytics on projects and deeper dive analysis on our risks & opportunities    

For more information about what this fantastic and varied role will involve, please review the job description linked below.

This role is offered on a hybrid basis, partly working from home and partly in our office in the heart of Southampton.

About You

To be considered as our next Senior Commercial Analyst within the Finance Partnering team, you will need to possess strong business acumen and be able to demonstrate your commercial awareness.

You’ll be an effective communicator with experience in financial, economic, statistical analysis and/or modelling.  Naturally curious, you’ll be adept at creating strong relationships with your stakeholders and be comfortable using your own perspective & judgement to proactively challenge and provide insight.

Holding a relevant accountancy qualification such as ACA, ACCA or CIMA would be beneficial to your application

For a full person specification and job description please follow this link.

The Benefits

At Carnival UK we are passionate about our people. Working together to inspire and empower one another to be enthusiastic and bold in the decisions 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.

This role has been levelled at CUK08

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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