Senior Accountant - Financial Accounting

Budapest (HU)
Compensation package: competitive base salary, Cafeteria, home-office substitution
07 Dec 2021
07 Jan 2022
Contract type
Full time
Experience level
Qualified accountant

We’re on the lookout for a Senior Accountant, who likes to deal with complex accounting tasks, communicate with other departments and stakeholders and participate in all the upcoming projects we are launching in order to make our processes even better.

Who we are?

Avis Budget Group doesn’t just rent cars. Across our world-famous brands - Avis, Budget, Zipcar and Payless - we’re leading the way for the global mobility industry.

The Business Support Centre (BSC) of Avis Budget Group is supporting the Group from Budapest, the heart of Central-Eastern Europe, mainly covering Customer Care, Quote to Cash (QTC) and Financial Services.

In recent times, we’ve seen a big increase in interest for our services. So much so that we are looking for new colleagues to assist our market leading brands in the EMEA region.


Your role will be:

  • Run the day to day operation in  accordance to the agreed service levels, as measured by the monthly service reports,
  • Develop and maintain a back-up knowledge base so that services can be continuously delivered
  • Control processing schedules (daily, weekly, monthly, quarterly) to achieve required timetables and financial closes
  • Prepare required reports to continually control and identify required changes in operation, e.g. KPI report
  • Cooperate with team members on a day to day basis to solve issues within the processes
  • Ensure issues are escalated effectively within the BSC and with regional management to quickly resolve issues
  • Communicate regularly with the partner team &  team leaders built on consistent delivery of SLA / KPI’s and fast resolution of issues
  • Ensure day to day resource allocation to tasks is optimised to the daily priorities and timetables, supervising the work of the team members to meet the SLA’s
  • Ensure appropriate controls are in place across the processes and are being actioned to eliminate errors and ensure quality services are being delivered
  • In cases of failure install a mind-set of investigating root causes to find long term solutions to prevent future errors
  • Responsible for all journal entries posted, reports or communication issued to partners and/or customers
  • Responsible for flagging issues timely to the line manager
  • Accountable for account reconciliations assigned to him/her
  • Complete approval duties as specified (e.g. approval of payments or invoices) to required quality standards
  • Look to continually see how processes could be improved, continuously feeding ideas and opportunities to higher management, and where requested support process improvement initiatives
  • Ensure procedure documentation is updated at all times in line with standards
  • Responsible for aligning with compliance rules, especially SOX


To join us, we are looking forward to your application if you have:

  • degree in Economics, with emphasis on Finance/Accounting
  • ideally minimum 2 years of experience within Finance and Accounting is expected
  • English language knowledge (verbal, written) at least on an upper-intermediate level
  • analytical mind-set
  • excellent problem solving skills, logical thinking
  • accuracy; ability to work precisely under pressure and with tight deadlines
  • “can do “ mentality, collaborative approach; team spirit
  • confident user skills in Microsoft Office applications, especially in Excel


Why Avis Budget Group BSC is a great place to build a career at:

  • our BSC is the Award winner Best SSC in the CEE Region (2018)
  • our BSC is Centre of Excellence and largest Avis Budget Group site globally
  • multicultural, diverse team with colleagues from over 40 different countries
  • friendly, collaborative culture & approachable leadership
  • opportunities for growth & development throughout your career
  • high-energy place with winning spirit where things move forward every day
  • Hungary’s greenest, environmentally conscious, award-winning office
  • various fun company events and volunteer initiatives
  • car rental and partner discounts in addition to your compensation package
  • home-office & remote-work possibility

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