Finance Analyst | Commercial Cruise

  • Luton, United Kingdom

  • 68724

  • Purchasing & Finance

  • Permanent

  • Full Time

  • 37.5


This is a commercial role, responsible for managing the relationship between finance and the Hotel Operations team for the Cruise line Marella, an area of the UK business which has seen significant growth and investment across the past 4 years. It offers a pathway to develop your commercial acumen in a finance team where development and internal progression are actively encouraged. Marella Cruises operates a fleet of 4 ships for a UK customer base and operates out of homeports across Europe, Caribbean and Asia. 


At TUI we believe that work is something you do not somewhere you go, therefore we are pleased to advise we will offer a hybrid working model for this role. The closing date for applications is 21st January 2022



  • You will be responsible for managing the month-end, forecasting, and budgeting process for the Cruise Ops cost base. This will include understanding and analysing performance and highlighting any key risks and opportunities to the current forecast. 
  • You will work closely with the accounting team to provide backup to support the balance sheet position, through reconciling transactions listings and FP&A to provide informed commentary around key variances vs. expectation
  • You will business partner with the Head of Hotel Operations to provide insightful analysis and ensure that finance is included in the decision-making process. This will comprise of producing and presenting monthly packs for your key business areas, attending supplier meetings and reviews, and other ad-hoc projects such as tenders
  • You will also be required to support a number of cost-saving initiatives that will involve working with the operational team, accounting, and the ships to improve understanding, processes, and costs.



  • Part-Qualified Accountant with relevant experience 
  • Strong communication, presentation, and business partnering skills
  • Proficient in using Excel and PowerPoint
  • Good attention to detail 
  • Evidence of driving process improvement 
  • Strong analytical skills and able to deal with complexity and ambiguity
  • Proactive attitude and approach




  • Fantastic holiday benefits including discounts, special offers and the ability to purchase additional ‘TUI time off’
  • Excellent rates with foreign exchange
  • Health and Wellbeing support in five key areas – Financial, Health, Social, Community and Career
  • Private Medical Insurance, single cover with option to add dependants
  • Permanent Health Insurance
  • Pension scheme and life assurance


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