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Senior Financial Accountant

  • Avis Budget House, HQ; Bracknell, United Kingdom
  • Finance
  • Full time
  • Added

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Avis Budget Group - Senior Financial Accountant

Here at the Avis Budget Group EMEA and International HQ, we have an opportunity for a qualified accountant with strong technical accounting skills to join the Finance team as a Senior Financial Accountant within our high-performing EMEA team.

The Senior Financial Accountant will be a key member of the Europe, Middle East, and Africa (EMEA) Controllership team, working and collaborating with a strong team in the UK as well as across the various countries including mainland Europe, our global headquarters in Parsippany, New Jersey, and our shared service centre in Budapest, Hungary. This is a highly visible position where you will have an integral role in the reporting process of a multi-entity Business Unit, with the opportunity to communicate meaningful insights to the business and challenge the status quo.

The Controllership team’s mission is to serve as a strategic business partner, bringing timely and insightful decisions, leveraging financial systems and processes that increase transparency, improve efficiency, mitigate risks, shorten decision cycle times, and reinforce financial integrity and accountability.

Reporting to the Financial Controller, the individual will be responsible to ensure the integrity of the financial close process, and delivery of all internal and external reporting deadlines, including ensuring compliance with the control environment defined by the SOx framework and US GAAP accounting rules.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Communicating insights by reviewing and analysing results to ensure accurate monthly reporting
  • Implementing US GAAP accounting policies and ensuring they are consistently applied across the EMEA Region
  • Maintaining intercompany loan matrix to ensure balances agree between entities.
  • Acting as a key contact for ABG Internal and External Reporting to address queries and provide accurate information on a timely basis
  • Identifying and creating efficiencies in the close and reporting process
  • Maintaining an effective control environment
  • Communicating expectations and providing guidance where needed to country teams and the shared service centre
  • Monthly balance flux commentary to aid group reporting team
  • Prepare statutory financial statements for EMEA entities under UK GAAP FRS102 to the company style guide, and update style guide as needed
  • Support the external audit by ensuring agreed upon timelines are met
  • Maintain financial controls and assisting in SOX compliance programme including documenting process flows
  • Take on expanded tasks during a time of increased workload for the whole team and ad hoc financial accounting tasks as assigned by the Financial Controller
  • Identify and implement process improvements to the above tasks to ensure these are being done in the most efficient manner and risks are mitigated
  • Project manage various initiatives and projects within EMEA from time to time


  • Qualified accountant (ACA) or equivalent
  • 3+ years of audit experience ideally at top 20 public accounting firm with a client list of multi-national companies
  • Experience with FRS 102 and an international GAAP (IFRS/U.S. GAAP)
  • Experience with a control-based audit approach
  • 1+ years post qualified
  • Advanced Excel skills including V-Lookups and Pivot Tables
  • Proficient in other Microsoft Office products
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to multi-task in a fast-paced environment and act with a sense of urgency.
  • Excellent time management, planning, decision-making and organisational skills
  • Self-motivated and wanting to make a difference, with a track record of achievements
  • Ability to work as part of a team to keep others informed where necessary, and complete work with minimal guidance and supervision

If you are looking for a company that can offer you growth and international career opportunities in an exciting sector where technology is pushing us forward, then this could be the perfect opportunity for you.

Avis Benefits:

  • 33 days holiday inclusive of bank holidays
  • Employee Assistance Programme (EAP) provided by Health Assured – 24/7 support for your mental health and wellbeing
  • Employee discounts on car rental across Avis Budget Group (including Zipcar).
  • Friends and family discount
  • Pension contribution
  • ABG Employee Rental Policy

Avis Budget Group is a leading global provider of mobility solutions, operating three of the most recognized brands in the industry through Avis, Budget and Zipcar, the world’s leading car-sharing network. Together our brands offer a range of options, from car and truck rental to on-demand car sharing that bring vehicles closer to where and when customers need them, by the minute, the hour, one-way, daily, weekly and months-long reservations. Our brands represent a mobility ecosystem of more than 11,000 locations in approximately 180 countries. With more than 70 years of experience in managing global fleets and with one of the largest fleets of connected cars in the world, we are committed to innovation and are moving the future of mobility forward.

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