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I am working exclusively with an established Yacht Management Company to work in their Fort Lauderdale office, in the Accounts Department. This is an exciting opportunity for an ambitious individual who has previous experience working in an accounts role.

You will be responsible for a large variety of administrative tasks from:
  • Working closely with other members of the team, assisting the Yacht Manager to compile client-focused reports providing economic analysis of each vessel and exploring areas for improvements that could lead to potential cost savings and improved efficiencies across the fleet.
  • Funding/Payments - Continual monitoring of funds position and constant liaison with the Yacht Manager, Fleet Superintendent and owning company.
  • Working with Yacht Manager and, in some cases, the Captain, Technical/Project Manager, Fleet Superintendent and the Owning Company, approve and prioritize payments according to funds available and current requirements.
  • Provide information as required to enable the Yacht Manager(s) to establish, monitor and analyze monthly budgets, communicate/ anticipate expenditure, purchasing and spending thresholds, approve invoices, advise on monthly funding requests.
  • Working with the Yacht Manager and other parties eg Captains, Pursers, Crew Manager, Training & Development Manager, Technical/Project Managers prepare the budget for the year ahead.
 The ideal candidate will have:
  • Excellent time management skills and ability to multitask and prioritize work
  • A high degree of computer literacy, specifically with Microsoft Office - Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook and QuickBooks, Voly Software. 
  • Ability to work independently and take initiative where necessary
  • An excellent communicator at all levels with strong relationship building skills
  • A high degree of attention to detail, capable of checking/ recording information accurately
  • Self-motivated, able to solve problems and manage their own time
  • Absolute discretion and confidentiality
  • A high degree of written and spoken English
Desirable but not essential:
  • Experience working in an Accounts team or for a Yacht Management or Shipping Company
  • Superyacht Purser background 
Reporting directly to the President of the US Office this is an office based role Monday - Friday 8:30 - 17:30.

Please do not apply - if you do not have a US Passport or Green card.

The salary is competitive and dependant on experience. 

This position offers the successful candidate the opportunity to work ashore with a leading company, with the view to developing skills and obtaining the necessary experience to advance their career.

You will be required to reside within a commuter distance from the Fort Lauderdale office. Candidates must have the existing right to live and work in the USA. No sponsorship will be offered as part of this position.