English Speaking Senior Financial Accounting Specialist

Company information

Avis Budget Group BSC

Location

Budapest

Overall score:

4.4

Organization introduction

Avis Budget Group, Inc. is a leading global provider of vehicle rental services both through its Avis and Budget brands, which have 10,000 rental locations in approximately 175 countries around the world and through Zipcar, the world’s leading car sharing network, with more than 950 000 members. The Business Support Centre (BSC) has been  supporting the Group’s operations for 12 years now as Centre of Excellence in 10 languages mainly covering customer care, commercial support and financial services. Over 900 employees coming from 40 different countries are working in this award-winning office in Budapest, the biggest within Avis Budget Group globally and the greenest in Hungary, in a successful and fast growing business delivering tangible business improvement across a complex European organisation. 

 


Job information

Business area

FINANCE & ACCOUNTING

Profession

Accountant

Location

Budapest

Job title

English Speaking Senior Financial Accounting Specialist


Team / organisation unit description

In our Financial Services Teams we have roles with varying complexity providing the opportunity to gradually gain experience in full scope of accounting. One of the more complex functions is Network Accounting, a team responsible financial and accounting activities related to financial movements between different Avis Budget Group entities and partners such as licensees, agencies etc.


Tasks and activities

  • processing, reporting and booking invoices or other cost information from partners
  • analysing and controlling partner costs and partner statements; calculating licensee and agency fees issuing invoices / bills and credit notes to partners
  • ensuring partner contract details are continuously updated in our systems;
  • processing and controlling cash receipt
  • making bank payments and controlling instalments
  • month end related reconciliations and associated month-, quarter- or year-end tasks
  • preparing partner performance targets, scorecards and monthly cash flow reports
  • regular communication with the partners, handling their queries and claims
  • managing and controlling data uploads covering amongst other things sales volumes, commissions and tax charges;
  • in case of issues proactively contacting the partner and when necessary escalating problems to senior team members or the team leader
  • maintaining pro-active contacts with other Financial Services areas, BSC departments, partners alike
  • acting independently within scope of responsibility
  • keeping deadlines and aligning with compliance rules, especially Sox and ISO
  • supporting process improvement through sharing ideas

Requirements

Language 1:

English

Level

Advanced


Qualification:

BSC diploma


Experience in this profession

3-5 years


Additional requirements (certifications, special knowledge, software etc.)

  • degree in Economics, with emphasis on Finance/Accounting
  • ideally minimum 1 year experience within accounting is expected; with strong accounting skills
  • English and Italian 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

What we offer

  • 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

Additional information

Normal

Junior team member

Full-time

Permanent employee for indefinite time


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