Financial Services Senior Specialist – Financial Accounting

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Avis Budget Group BSC



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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. 


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Job title

Financial Services Senior Specialist – Financial Accounting

Team / organisation unit description

The Business Support Centre (BSC) of Avis Budget Group, a globally leading vehicle rental service provider, is providing support from Budapest mainly covering customer care, commercial support and financial services. If you'd like to join, we are now offering a career-defining opportunity within a successful and fast growing business where colleagues are empowered to help shape functions delivering tangible business improvement across a complex European organisation. It's a very exciting place to be — dynamic, creative and collaborative. 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 most complex functions is Financial Accounting, a team responsible for the whole general ledger

Tasks and activities

  • 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 and ISO


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BSC diploma

Experience in this profession

1-3 years

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

  • Degree in Economics, with emphasis on Finance/Accounting
  • Ideally minimum 2 years of experience within Finance and Accounting is expected
  • 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


Junior team member


Permanent employee for indefinite time

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