The Relief Chief Accountant/Crew Officer works onboard as Chief Accountant for 2 months and Crew Officer for 2 months. Please see summary of each below:
The Chief Accountant’s primary responsibility is to manage all of the financial operations of the vessel, by ensuring internal controls and procedures are adhered to in the safeguarding of assets including cash, inventory, equipment, and purchasing transactions. This includes all practices, procedures, training, and Resident and Guest satisfaction levels.
|The Crew Officer is responsible for 3 main scopes of work as part of the Human Resources Department:
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.
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)
3) Payroll – Administers the Payroll Process for all Crew Members
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.
Qualifications and Requirements
- 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.
- BA/BS 3-4 year degree in Accounting or foreign equivalency
- Solid progression through ranks