Financial Accountant (9 month contract)
The Hertz Corporation
Dublin, Ireland
25d ago

General Responsibilities

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 over 9000 corporate and franchise locations throughout approximately 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.

Our European Service Centre office based in Swords Dublin employs approximately 900 people with over 29 different nationalities and we’re currently looking for a Financial Accountant for a 9 month contract to join the finance team.

What is the role all about ?

The Financial Accountant will manage the general accounting newly migrated functions in order to ensure accuracy and control and the smooth operation of the day to day functions of the General Accounting team in a fast paced changing environment in support of country Accounting Manager and Business Partner requirements.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities

Month End Reporting : To assist & support the month end close schedule, ensure the financial results are correctly and accurately reported, maintain financial records in accordance with US GAAP, prepare and enter journals into the Oracle financial system.

Tax and Financial Statement Audit : To prepare documentation to support the financial statements audit both internally and externally, to assist in the preparation for the finalisation of the corporation tax accounts.

Preparation and review of balance sheet reconciliations .

  • Fixed Assets : To ensure all asset additions are assigned to the correct category and cost center before being entered into Oracle Fixed Assets;
  • to ensure any disposals, retirements and adjustments of fixed assets are recorded in accordance with the relevant accounting policies and that all necessary documentation is complete.

    VAT : To assist in the preparation of the VAT return, to ensure all annual documentation is completed, to ensure all sales / purchases of goods and services are treated correctly.

    Other tasks : Analysis / review of all P&L accounts, to review open purchase order report, to resolve and respond to accounting queries, ad-hoc project work.

    What do we need from you?

  • Strong accounting skills Preferably fully qualified accountant or at final stages of accounting qualification along with experience (ACCA, ACA)
  • Professional Experience :

    Previous experience in Financial / Accounting environment essential

    Good working knowledge of Microsoft Office essential

    Previous team management experience an advantage

    Skills :

    Excellent communication skills ability to communicate at all levels

    Proactive, enthusiastic attitude to work and committed to continuous process improvement

    We will offer successful candidates who are overseas a relocation package. In return for your hard work and dedication, you will be rewarded with excellent career opportunities, training & development, a range of Benefits and Incentives such as : Canteen, Gym, staff discount programme and many more.

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