The Hertz Corporation Director Finance UK in Uxbridge, United Kingdom

General Responsibilities

We are currently looking to recruit a Director of Finance reporting to the CFO International, this is a key role which willsupport UK Country performance, financial and operational.Ideally you should have strong communication skills, have the ability to act as a change agent to drive process improvement, previous RAC experience will be an advantage.

Hertz started as a 12 car operation in Chicago in 1918, and has since grown into one of the world’s leading car rental companies with approximately 9700 corporate and franchise locations throughout 140 countries. The secret of our success is no secret, really - it lies in providing rewarding career paths, fostering personal achievement and celebrating our collective success. Being a world leader takes talent, a clear vision of the road ahead, a driving passion for excellence, but most of all, great people.

Job purpose

Support UK Country performance, financial and operational.

Key-result areas

  • Month end financial statements review and reporting to include variance analysis and account level research. Review accrual balances, perform general ledger research and request correcting entries as needed. Review daily operational performance, out of service, ancillary sales, payroll/productivity, revenue and utilization performance. Review performance with Operations leadership and highlight opportunities for improvement.

  • Ensure appropriate internal control environment. Perform, review and approve required Internal Control Checklists. Ensure compliance with required policies and procedures through oversight and field training.

  • Provide procurement support and controls through review and approval of all channels of spending. Ensure adherence to corporate procurement guidelines.

  • Provide support in the preparation and review of financial pro-formas, Business Cases (HBCTs), Project Plans (PPRs), Economic Value Added (EVA) analyses Real Estate Summaries, and other ad hoc financial analyses as required.

  • Respond to Country Manager and UK SMT requests for data and special projects.

  • Provide support to Region Vice President and Operations management as needed.

  • Support and drive annual budget planning

Knowledge, skills and experience

Educational Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or Finance

  • MBA and/or CPA Preferred

Professional Experience:

  • Proven track record in financial management to include accounting, financial planning, financial reporting and internal controls.


  • Understanding of GAAP.

  • Strong Financial Planning and Analysis experience and application of metrics to drive performance.

  • Financial and business acumen.


  • Strong communication skills required across a diverse cross-functional environment

  • Ability to act as change agent to drive process improvement

  • Operate effectively within a complex and dynamic organization

  • Ability to translate Corporate vision into results

  • Strong Excel skills

  • Ability to learn and operate numerous financial systems

In return for your hard work and dedication, you will be rewarded with excellent career opportunities, training & development, a competitive Incentive package, staff discount programme and many more.

If you believe you have the skills and experience required to succeed within this challenging role in an established organisation please APPLY NOW

Job ID 150303

# Positions 1

Category Finance

Division HEL

Position Type Regular Full Time