Chief Accountant / Crew Officer




Description:

This position works 4 months onboard with 2 months vacation. The person in this position acts as Chief Accountant for 2 months and acts as Crew Officer for 2 months.<br />
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POSITION SUMMARY (Chief Accountant)<br />
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The Chief Accountant’s primary responsibility is to manage all of the financial operations of the vessel, ensures the quality of our product is held to the highest standard for Residents, Guests, and Crew; ensures internal controls and procedures are adhered to in the safeguarding of assets including cash, inventory, equipment, and purchasing transactions.<br />
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This includes all practices, procedures, training, Resident and Guest satisfaction levels. A procedural approach to managing the entire Finance department must be employed, utilizing modern management principles as well as incorporating technological innovations where practical.   <br />
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POSITION SUMMARY (Crew Officer)<br />
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This Crew Officer’s position is responsible for 3 main scopes of work as part of the Human Resources Department:<br />
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1) Crew Administration – Maintain accurate inventory and documentation of Crew information including dates of Contracts, Passports, Visas, Seaman’s Books or any other current of future documentation required.<br />
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2) Crew Clearance – Responsible for the well-being and comfort of the Crew Members arrival and departure including proper documentation preparation and/or request of tickets, traveling visas and hotel accommodation (when necessary)<br />
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3) Payroll – Administers the Payroll Process for all Crew Members<br />
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The Crew Officer must abide by all Human Resources principles and objectives, as described by The World standards and procedures including the Confidentiality Agreement. He/She must ensure that all interactions with all Crew Members are done in a professional and courteous manner.<br />
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QUALIFICATIONS<br />
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    Minimum of three (3) years experience as a Chief Purser, Front Office Manager, Hotel Controller and/or Crew Purser on an ultra luxury cruise ship, private club, boutique hotel, ultra luxury hotel or resort.<br />
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    Functional Expertise<br />
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        Solid progression through Financial ranks<br />
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        Understands how to establish and maintain proper inventories<br />
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        Working knowledge of point of sales systems, inventory management systems, Fidelio and additional controlling systems.<br />
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    Leadership Requirements<br />
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        Actively support the company’s mission statement and goals; Ability to conceptualize the mission<br />
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        Communicate the goals and objectives and inspire Crewmembers to achieve those goals<br />
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        Ability to manage change effectively<br />
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        Provide leadership in order to help their departments achieve their goals and objectives<br />
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    Managerial Requirements:<br />
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        Clear, concise written and verbal communication skills<br />
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        Experience making presentations in front of groups<br />
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        Ability to clearly and concisely present technical subjects<br />
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        Demonstrate team building experience<br />
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        Track record promoting an atmosphere of teamwork<br />
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        Lead by example at all times<br />
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        Build morale and spirit<br />
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        Use a “hands-on” approach to management<br />
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        Able to inspire, train, and develop people for promotion<br />
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        Experience with communicating, training, and managing multi-lingual staffs<br />
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        Instill a service oriented attitude in all Crewmembers<br />
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        Experience training and developing Crewmembers with limited education/experience<br />
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        Instill a “can-do” attitude in Crewmembers<br />
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        Coach Crewmembers how to resolve and de-escalate conflicts<br />
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        Instill a calm, organized approach in all situations<br />
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    Administrative Requirements<br />
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        Excellent computer skills, to include spreadsheets, Word, Excel and Outlook<br />
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        Working knowledge of MMS and Fidelio inventory Management systems<br />
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        Other inventory Management software skills are an added advantage<br />
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    Business Skills<br />
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        Excellent time management skills<br />
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        Strong organizational skills<br />
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        Excellent listening skills<br />
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        Exceptional follow-up abilities<br />
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        Strong budgetary, projections and cost control skills<br />
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        Ability to produce consistent profits<br />
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        Follow/enforce company policies and procedures<br />
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        Resolve problems<br />
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        Assume responsibility/accountability<br />
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        Excellent safety, sanitation and environmental skills<br />
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        Provide overall direction, coordination and ongoing evaluation of operations<br />
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        Ability to quickly evaluate alternatives and decide on a plan of action<br />
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        Think creatively<br />
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        Balance the needs of the organization<br />
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EDUCATION<br />
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    BA/BS 3-4 year degree in Accounting or foreign equivalency.<br />
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