Assistant Controller, Financial Accounting & Reporting
Hertz - Park Ridge, NJ

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The main objective of this position is to ensure that all linkages are maintained and data to be provided to and from the Operating Divisions and Corporate segment of the FAR COE is accurate and timely.

Direct the monthly, quarterly and annual general ledger closes through detailed P&L and B/S reviews and variance reporting.
Provide the accounting close reporting/analysis requirements to the FA&R and other Finance teams globally through monthly close memos and yearly close calendars.
Maintain proper controls over all Operating Divisions and Corporate accounting and reporting processes to ensure compliance with Sarbanes-Oxley requirements.
Respond and provide support to the external auditors regarding the quarterly and annual financial statements including oversight of the global statutory reporting.
Prepare quarterly mapping documents to support the verification of the coverage of internal SOX testing.
Participate as a key member on the implementation of any new or proposed revisions to accounting systems including new global chart of accounts project and ERP implementation.
Oversee and ensure that sufficient documentation exists for all general accounting procedures and processes.
Provide professional management and guidance to staff including managing people in international locations

Mandatory Requirements :
Educational Background:
Bachelor's degree in Accounting or Finance and CPA (Certified Public Accountant) required. MBA preferred

Professional Experience:
Proven track record (12 to 15 years) in a multinational company involved directly with the maintenance of various types general accounting systems that support the monthly, quarterly and annual production of consolidated actual and planned results. Individual has an accounting background with responsibility for managing a staff with strong communication and organizational skills as well as managing people in international locations.

Very good understanding of US GAAP, consolidation, planning and financial /management reporting.
Strong ability to implement changes and explain the impact of those changes on the accounting systems.
Strong accounting, finance and business acumen.

Exceptional communication skills.
Inspiring and motivating
Results driven
Excellent project management and organization skills. Manages opportunities like projects.
Self motivated
Ability to work constructively under pressure.
Innovative and creative.

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


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