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VP of Finance and Accounting

Company: American Queen Voyages
Location: Fort Lauderdale
Posted on: March 12, 2023

Job Description:

If you are a job seeker with a disability and require a reasonable accommodation to apply for one of our jobs, you will find the contact information to request the appropriate accommodation by visiting the following page: American Queen Voyages' mission is to create amazing experiences on the mighty rivers, lakes and oceans of North America. Our unparalleled success through organic growth and acquisitions has resulted in numerous awards and recognitions including, multiple years of best places to work. If you're an enthusiastic team player who is looking for professional growth in a team environment - the river is calling and this may just be the opportunity for you. About You:This person will be adaptable, dynamic, and embody American Queen Voyages' RESPECT Service System.About the Opportunity:The Vice President of Finance & Accounting is responsible for, and the head of, the overall financial functions of American Queen Voyages.

  • Develop and implement the organization's financial goals and strategies, working with COO and shared services CFO
  • Develop and monitor policies and procedures within generally accepted accounting principles and corporate guidelines to ensure sufficient cash flow, reduced operating costs, and increased revenues
  • Act as financial gatekeeper
  • Supervise the preparation of the annual budget for all divisions
  • Prepare monthly financial statements, financial packages, and other informational reports/analysis
  • Improve profitability within the business unit
  • Review prior financial results and discuss anticipated changes to highlight future needs and trends
  • Ensure underlying accounting records are accurate, complete and in accordance with GAAP
  • Review monthly operating reports for accuracy, completeness and major variances between actual and budget results
  • Approve monthly bank reconciliations
  • Supervise all applicable audits and maintain relationships with external vendors for such purposes
  • Participate with Human Resources in hiring and training of new Finance and Accounting staff as applicable
  • Perform other duties as assignedRequirements & Qualifications:Education:
    • Bachelor's Degree Required
    • MBA PreferredSkills & Abilities:
      • Excellent verbal and written communication skills; must be fluent in English
      • Experience in strategic planning and execution
      • Knowledge of contracting, negotiating, and change management
      • Skill in examining and re-engineering operations and procedures
      • Knowledge of public relations principles, practices and techniques
      • Ability to develop and deliver presentations
      • Ability to identify and secure revenue sources
      • Work requires professional written and verbal communication and interpersonal skills
      • Ability to communicate and interact with officials at all levels and to work effectively with a wide range of constituencies in a diverse community
      • Ability to motivate teams and simultaneously manage several projects
      • Work requires willingness to travel and to work a flexible scheduleExperience: -
        • At least ten years of experience in a similar role
        • Travel/tourism, hospitality and/or cruise industry experience preferredOther: -
          • Must be at least 21 years of age
          • Submit to and pass alcohol and drug tests including but not limited to pre-employment, reasonable suspicion and post-accident/incident testing OUR VALUES - RESPECT At City Experiences and American Queen Voyages, our mission is to create amazing experiences - not only for our guests, but our employees. Our company values (RESPECT) allow us to live out our mission of creating amazing experiences. RESPECT stands for: Respect, Environment, Safety First, Professionalism, Exceed, Communication and Teamwork. - EEO American Queen Voyages is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. We prohibit discrimination and or/harassment of any type, including but not limited to discrimination and or harassment based upon race, religion, religious creed, color, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, age, pregnancy or relation medical conditions, childbirth, breastfeeding, parental status, veteran and/or military statue, disability (physical or mental) medical condition, genetic information or characteristics, political affiliation, domestic violence survivor status, marital status, or other characteristics prohibited by federal, state, or local law. Additionally, the Company participates in the E-Verify program in certain locations.

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