Senior Accountant

Holland America Line Inc

Seattle, Washington

Date Posted July 11, 2021
Industry Accounting
Specialty Not Specified
Job Status Full-time
Salary Not Specified


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Princess Cruises, Holland America Line, Seabourn and P&O Cruises Australia, united as Holland America Group, offering world-renown vacations at sea to travelers around the globe, are building a dynamic, unified organization to serve its highly experienced teams in both our corporate offices and on board our ships.

While cruising paused worldwide, we laid the groundwork to take our brands to even greater success, with fresh perspectives and new ways of working. We’re looking for a Senior Accountant to help lead our efforts, oversee the recording, analyzing, and reporting of HA Group ship operating expenses including Repairs and Maintenance, Entertainment, Insurance and Freight and Logistics.

The Senior Accountant will work with teams across Holland America Group, with reporting offices in Santa Clarita, CA, and Seattle, WA, we’re looking for amazing humans across the country for this role. HA Group offers strong compensation and outstanding benefits including cruise travel.

Here’s a summary of what Holland America Group is looking for in its Senior Accountant. Is this you?


  • Oversee the preparation of timely and accurate financial information. This includes Repairs and Maintenance, Entertainment, Freight and Logistics, Insurance and other Non-Operating Expenses.
  • Provide timely reconciliations of balance sheet accounts.
  • Support team in the annual process of developing the Insurance financial plan.
  • Engage and communicate with all levels of management and cross functional teams.
  • Completes monthly variance analysis of Actual results to Plan and Forecast in accordance with published timelines and standards
  • Provide meaningful information and analysis on ad-hoc inquiries to meet departmental objectives of financial analysis support
  • Continuously work to improve efficiency and effectiveness of related business processes and understand and address inherent compliance/control risks.


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Finance or Accounting, or related field, CPA preferred.
  • Candidate must possess the ability to work with minimal supervision and have a take-charge personality.
  • Exceptional written and verbal communication skills.
  • Capable of effectively prioritizing and managing multiple projects.
  • Intermediate to advanced Excel knowledge.
  • Flexibility with regard to peak work times, particularly month end close.
  • Experience with Oracle or another enterprise level accounting system preferred.
  • Experience with Blackline preferred.


  • Cruise and Travel Privileges for you and your family
  • Health Benefits
  • 401(k)
  • Employee Stock Purchase Plan
  • Training & Professional Development
  • Rewards & Incentives

Our Culture… Stronger Together:

Our highest responsibility, and therefore our top priorities, are always compliance; environmental protection; and the health, safety, and well-being of our guests, the people in places we visit, and our Carnival family, both shoreside, and shipboard. Please visit our site to learn more about our Culture Essentials, Corporate Vision Statement and our Core Values at:

Holland America is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, ancestry, color, family or medical care leave, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, medical condition, national origin, physical or mental disability, political affiliation, protected veteran status, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by applicable laws, regulations and ordinances.

Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)

Holland America will provide reasonable accommodations with the application process, upon your request, as required to comply with applicable laws. If you have a disability and require assistance in this application process, please contact