Senior Accountant (19408)

  • Salary:
    Daily Rate - Comp
  • Business Function:
    Corporate Functions
  • Job family:
  • Country:
    United Kingdom
  • Location:
    GBR - Bracknell - Avis Budget House, Park Road
  • Contract:
    Contingent Worker

Senior Accountant – Bracknell – 8 Month Contract + Travel

Avis Budget Group doesn’t just rent cars. We’re changing the way people move. Across our world-leading brands - Avis, Budget, Zipcar and Payless - we’re continually harnessing the latest technology to develop integrated products and services that will offer entirely new travel possibilities with more convenience and flexibility than ever before.

About the role of Senior Accountant

This role will be responsible for operating a Centre of Expertise of Financial Accounting Record-To-Report process whereby transactions and processes that are being performed by various teams in EMEA will be centralized as a first step into this team. 

The team will then standardize and optimize the accounting into a standardized best-in-class process.  Once performed, optimized, and documented the work will then transfer to our shared service centre and additional accounts/processes will be selected to put through this team.

The leader of the Centre of Expertise must be a trusted advisor to the business including Financial Directors and Financial Controllers of various markets with strong communication skills and experience leading and working with international teams.


Key Responsibilities – Senior Accountant

  • Identifying and creating efficiencies in the financial statement close process including simplifying, and standardizing processes.
  • Lead the delivery of day-to-day operations including the month-end close process for your teams assigned tasks.
  • Communicating insights by reviewing and analysing results to ensure accurate reporting
  • Performing technical accounting analysis while executing controls including account reconciliations to ensure that all accounts comply with U.S. GAAP, company policy.
  • Create and maintain an effective reporting and controls around the new processes created.



  • International Chartered Accountant Qualification (CPA, ACA, ACCA or equivalent qualified)
  • External audit experiences working on multi-entity, multiple-country clients
  • Leadership experience, proven ability to inspire, motivate and drive others is expected while owning accounts
  • US GAAP or IFRS knowledge and ability to apply accounting standards to the business
  • Project management skills
  • Interpersonal skills with the ability to influence others and drive change while working across all levels, functions, and regions
  • Ability to travel 1 week a month within Europe

We’re looking for the very best talent to help us shape the future of mobility, if you are interested please apply now.

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GBR - Bracknell - Avis Budget House, Park Road
Avis Budget House, Park Road, Bracknell, GBR, RG12 2EW
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