The Hertz Corporation Manager, Finance Operations – Vehicle Remarketing in Estero, Florida

General Responsibilities

Job Description

This is an excellent opportunity for a finance professional to partner and help drive overall results with the Vehicle Remarketing group. This group sells current vehicles through retail locations (80 current location in US and growing), auction (over 100 locations) and an online B2B platform. This role provides excellent exposure to senior management, as well as an opportunity to influence financial results and improve operational performance. This role works in all areas of operational finance, including budgeting, forecasting, monthly close, reporting to senior management, audits of retail locations, overseeing payroll, real estate, business case development, pricing, SG&A management, as well as licensing and tax compliance. The ideal candidate is someone who views failures and roadblocks as challenges that can be overcome and be able to simplify complex issues and create detailed action plans that solve for these issues. This person should be able to provide ongoing coaching to direct reports in a way that is unique to each individual's needs and development. We are searching for a dynamic team player who is extremely motivated and able to prioritize resources on the highest value activities in order to meet deadlines.

Key Responsibilities

Forecasting & Reporting

  • Develop long-term and short-term forecasts; develop complex models and scenarios to forecast performance

  • Identify business issues and opportunities by analyzing financial and non-financial data

  • Analyze, interpret and evaluate data by challenging inputs and performing reasonability assessments

  • Proactively identify key performance indicators that drive better decision making

  • Condense and synthesize vast financial data into a meaningful and actionable message

  • Develop and maintain monthly financial reporting package, containing key metrics by channel and by location. Utilize dashboards to identify opportunities for management to improve performance and achieve financial goals.

  • Benchmark current business performance to competitors

  • Anticipate future market or industry trends to drive business performance decisions

  • Plan and coordinate others in performing consolidation and closure activities

Financial Planning & Budgeting

  • Prepare and interpret operational budgets, identify gaps and assesses consistency with the overall business strategy

  • Present, defend and negotiate business plans to management

  • Monitor financial information for trends, variances and unusual discrepancies and drive resolution of gaps by making informed recommendations to management

  • Challenge managers in the justification of financial proposals

  • Identify and evaluate risk associated with business performance and strategy

Business Controls

  • Plan and conduct financial/operational audits of retail locations. Verify compliance of activities with policies, regulations, and procedures

  • Reports audit findings to strategic business leaders, communicate the impact of identified audit risks and recommend corrective action

Business Partnering

  • Seek and build alliances within the finance organization and across the business to ensure that finance is included as a vital strategic partner in the business decision making processes

  • Provide input as a key business partner for strategic business agenda development

Process Improvement

  • Develop and implements solutions to improve existing processes

  • Identify the need for new processes and/or tools, and develop and implement solutions

  • Challenge conventional approaches to existing processes and tools

  • Identify opportunities to enhance financial systems and make recommendations to management

Mandatory Requirements

Ideal Requirements

  • A bachelor’s degree in accounting or finance

  • MBA or CPA preferred

  • 3-5 years of experience in financial management, comprehensive knowledge of financial planning, corporate finance and accounting.

  • Financial leadership role in a public company

  • Excellent PC skills, including proficiency with Excel, PowerPoint

  • Hyperion knowledge

  • Some travel required (25%)

Preferred Requirements

Hertz is a Drug-Free Workplace. All employment is contingent on successful completion of drug and background screening.

EEO Statement

Hertz is an equal opportunity affirmative action employer and administers all personnel practices without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status or domestic partnership status, disability, protected veteran status or military status, genetic information, or any other category protected under applicable law. Hertz is committed to taking affirmative steps to promote the employment and advancement of minorities, women, persons with disabilities and protected veterans.

Job ID 162624

# Positions 1

Category Accounting / Finance

Division WHQ - Estero - Only

Position Type Regular Full Time