The Hertz Corporation Finance Business Partner in South San Francisco, California

General Responsibilities

The HLE Regional Finance Business Partner is responsible for the end-to-end Finance support and management for the regional operation of the Hertz Local Edition network. He/she will act as the primary Finance Business Partner to the HLE region supported. A successful candidate will demonstrate and have the capability to execute on the following competencies:

  • Driving execution

  • Partnering with regional leadership to drive financial performance

  • Analytical decision support

  • Training/coaching HLE management in financial acumen/skills

  • Driving cross functional collaboration

  • Planning and organizing

Key Result areas:

  • Month end financial statements review and reporting to include variance analysis and account level research. Review accrual balances, perform general ledger research and request correcting entries as needed. Review daily operational performance, out of service, ancillary sales, payroll/productivity, revenue and utilization performance. Review performance with Operations leadership and highlight opportunities for improvement.

  • Ensure appropriate internal control environment. Perform, review and approve required Internal Control Checklists. Ensure compliance with required policies and procedures through oversight and field training.

  • Respond to Region and Division lead requests for data and special projects.

  • Provide support to Region Vice President and Operations management as needed.

  • Support annual budget planning

  • Act as full charge finance business partner for all facets of the Regional HLE operation.

  • Analytical decision support to drive improved profitability and operations

  • Project support including business case development and ongoing reporting and management

  • Assist in training in financial acumen and controls for HLE operations team

  • Core deliverables for his/her regional organization include:

  • Labor & Productivity analysis, management and reporting

  • Lead and execute the regional Internal Control reviews and work

  • Capital support, management, analysis and reporting

  • Damage and collection analysis and reporting

  • Fleet analytics

  • Profitability analysis

  • Maintenance analysis and reporting

  • Planning

  • Reporting

  • Forecasting

  • Variance and trend analysis

Mandatory Requirements


  • Leading Financial Planning & Analysis in a dynamic and highly charged environment.

  • Applying of key metrics to drive performance on a daily, weekly and monthly basis.

  • Influencing and positively driving financial performance through operational teams over large geographies


  • Strong analytical and commercial skills

  • Ability to influence within the team and across the organization

  • Interact effectively with multiple levels of management including senior leadership

  • Effective verbal/written communication skills

  • Strong work ethic and organization skills

  • Problem solving

  • Ability to execute against tight deadlines

Professional Experience:

  • Minimum of three - five years of experience in financial management.

  • Comprehensive knowledge of finance, financial planning, corporate finance, and accounting,

Educational Background:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Finance or Accounting

  • MBA in Finance preferred

Preferred Requirements

Hertz is a Drug-Free Workplace. All employment is contingent on successful completion of drug and background screening.

EEO/AA: Females/Minorities/Disabled/Vets

Job ID 148652

# Positions 1

Category Accounting/Finance

Division HLE

Position Type Regular Full Time