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Finance Director

Employer
The Hertz Corporation
Location
Uxbridge, London, United Kingdom
Salary
Competitive Salary
Closing date
Feb 13, 2024

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Job Role
Director/Board
Sector
Finance
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Manage and lead end-to-end finance/decision support and management for Hertz UK. Lead and drive financial performance across the country including revenue generation, developing sustainable cost structures, profitability measurement and efficiency efforts. Provide analytical and commercial support to the financial decision-making process. Help drive execution across multiple business lines.
What You'll Do:
- Pivotal member of the UK senior team, building a culture of continuous improvement to deliver best-in-class performance
- Drive excellence in financial performance through development of location reporting and review mechanisms; interpret results and leverage best practice
- Support for senior management presentation preparation
- Develop, track and communicate key performance indicators (weekly, monthly, quarterly)
- Monitor and support monthly/quarterly /annual close processes
- Preparation of monthly financial reporting across business lines
- Review of and input to centrally owned:
- Initiative and project management and tracking
- Input to action plans to improve results
- Support for project managers in building business cases.
- Competitive bench-marking and analysis (internal, external)
- Identify and minimise risk with ownership of Internal Control Checklist
- Monitor and approve purchase orders
- Liaise with Global Accounts Payable and Treasury to approve and facilitate payments
- Finance team development and succession planning
- Long range plan
- Annual budget
- Quarterly/intermediate forecasts
- P&L, balance sheet, capital expenditure, cash flow and liquidity
Champion the financial reporting and decision-making process, and leverage information to deliver continuous improvement, revenue optimisation, and sustainable cost structures to all elements of the country. High level interaction with senior management. Lead and manage a lean team.
Key relationships:
- UK leadership team
- Europe FP&A
- Europe Treasury
- Europe leadership team
- HESC Accounting
- Global Accounts Payable
What We're Looking For:
Educational Background:
- Degree Educated in Finance, Economics, Accounting or other financial/analytical discipline
- Qualified Accountant with minimum 7 years PQE
Professional Experience:
- Solid experience in financial planning and analysis, specifically:
- P&L, balance sheet and cash flow forecasting
- Product, project profitability analysis.
- Economic and competitive environment impact modelling.
- Project management
- Business case development
- Matrix working experience desirable
- Treasury experience desirable.
Knowledge:
- US GAAP knowledge
- Good grasp of competition and competitive performance
What You'll Get:
- 40% off any standard Hertz Rental?in a Corporate country
- 25 days Annual leave
- Pension contributions - matched up to 8%
- Private medical cover
- Employee Assistance Programme for employees and family
The Hertz Corporation operates the Hertz, Dollar Car Rental, Thrifty Car Rental brands in approximately 9,700 corporate and franchisee locations throughout North America, Europe, The Caribbean, Latin America, Africa, the Middle East, Asia, Australia and New Zealand. The Hertz Corporation is one of the largest worldwide airport general use vehicle rental companies, and the Hertz brand is one of the most recognized in the world.

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