Financial Services Controller
Avis Budget Group Inc. (NASDAQ: CAR) is a leading global provider of mobility solutions through our three most recognized brands, Avis, Budget and Zipcar, together with several other brands, well recognized in their respective markets. Our brands offer a range of options, from car and van/truck rental to car sharing. We and our licensees operate our brands in approximately 180 countries throughout the world. We generally maintain a leading share of airport car rental revenues in North America, Europe and Australasia, and we operate a leading car sharing network, as well as one of the leading commercial truck rental businesses in the United States. Our brands and mobility solutions have an extended global reach with more than 10,600 rental locations throughout the world, including approximately 4,100 locations operated by our licensees. We believe that Avis, Budget and Zipcar enjoy complementary demand patterns with mid-week commercial demand balanced by weekend leisure demand.
Avis Budget Group EMEA Ltd is owned by Avis Budget Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: CAR), which operates and licenses both brands throughout the world. For more information, on the Avis brand, visit www.avis.com or www.budget-international.com for the Budget brand.
Your role will be:
- Understands and translates business strategy & BSC Financial Services strategy into team level action plans
- Lead the delivery of day-to-day operations, providing the highest level of quality (with world class internal controls and compliance with all country and global accounting regulations) for the allocated region(s) within the Financial area
- Ensure quality, timeliness and compliance for all the Balance Sheet reconciliations. Support Regional Team Leads / Team Leads on the review process. Work as backup as required for the allocated region(s) within the Financial Services area.
- Ensures that teams are documenting processes correctly for on-going service delivery in line with the ISO framework and SOX requirements. Reviewing, approving and ensuring documentation is correct.
- Drive standardization and harmonization of daily processes as well as month-end /quarter-end / year-end closing activities
- Main point of contact on the internal and external audits. Ensuring effective communication, completion and delivery of all audit requests.
- Working together with the different departments among FS to promote the best practice and resolve cross department issues
- Promote communication and collaboration with local HQs to improve quality and delivery of SLAs and KPIs
- Coaches team members as required to ensure continuous service delivery and team KPIs.
- Supporting project initiatives aiming for process efficiencies while ensuring the highest standards of compliance
Matrix People Management
- Motivates colleagues with continuous feedback & coaching to reach business and personal objectives.
- Organizes regular team meetings and 1:1’s with team members to ensure, that there is a transparent two-way communication
- Ensures, that there is a climate of open, honest and timely feedback within the team
- Identifies potential talents and critical resources in the team and ensures that succession planning and the related development planning is in place.
- Develops and maintains back-up structure so that services can be continuously delivered (ensuring that there is proper coverage of processes at any time).
To join us, we are looking forward to your application if you have:
- Hungarian or international Chartered Accountant qualification
- Minimum 5 years’ experience of working in a fast changing environment in an Accounting role
- Strong knowledge in Finance, IFRS, SOX, Audit & Compliance
- Minimum 2 years leadership experience, proven ability to inspire, motivate and drive others
- Strong stakeholder management and a world class customer service mentality
- Excellent communication and relationship management skills
- Fluency in English both verbally and in writing
- Logical thinking and continuous improvement mind-set
- Ability to prioritize in a fast paced environment
- Enthusiasm, willingness to go the extra mile to achieve team success
- Proficient use of Microsoft office tools
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
- remote-work possibility