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HERC Rentals Senior Manager, External Reporting & Technical Accounting in Bonita Springs, Florida

Herc Rentals Inc. (NYSE: HRI) is an equipment rental firm committed to providing its customers with unparalleled service and expert solutions needed to take on the most demanding jobs.

With more than 50 years of equipment rental expertise, our growing team consists of more than 5,000 employees and 270 company-owned branches. Herc Rentals continues to evolve and grow through technological innovations, expanded product offerings, value-added services and consultative services that support its customers’ construction, industrial, remediation and maintenance projects.

We aspire to be the supplier, employer and investment of choice in our industry, with core values that promote a culture built on honesty, excellence, respect, and commitment.

Job Summary

The Senior Manager – External Reporting and Technical Accounting position will coordinate the preparation of the SEC filings and research and document various complex technical accounting issues and transactions. These issues and transactions could include but are not limited to; debt offerings, derivatives, mergers and acquisitions and customer and supplier contracts. This position will be key in determining the correct accounting treatment and assisting management in analyzing any alternative treatments under US GAAP. Additionally, this position will be integral in leading the analysis and implementation of new accounting pronouncements.


  • Coordinate the preparation of the Company’s external financial statements and footnotes, including Forms 10-Q, 10-K, 8-K and Proxy Statement.

  • Consult with internal stakeholders on complex transactions to ensure proper accounting and reporting treatment.

  • Inform and consult with management on new accounting and regulatory standards.

  • Research technical accounting and reporting matters and author accounting memos and research papers.

  • Evaluate complex business transactions to determine the proper accounting treatment and suggest alternative strategies for structuring the transactions.

  • Interact with internal and external auditors on reporting matters and technical accounting issues and transactions.

  • Assist with the preparation and review of investor materials.

Educational Background

  • Bachelors and/or Masters Degree in Accounting

  • Active CPA license required

Professional Experience

  • Big 4 audit experience preferable

  • Minimum of 8 years of related work experience

  • Strong knowledge of US GAAP, SEC regulations, and SOX control requirements

  • Experience with external auditor communications and SEC reporting process

Knowledge and Skill Set

  • Experience with Workiva or similar SEC reporting software and XBRL tagging

  • Hyperion Financial Management consolidation system experience preferred

  • Experience with a complex SEC reporting company with international operations

  • Demonstrated ability to manage multiple responsibilities

  • Strong at execution, follow-up and attention to detail

  • Extensive experience in writing clear and concise communications on technical accounting and reporting matters

  • Strong analytical, problem solving and organizational skills

  • Ability to effectively interact with executive leadership and external auditors

  • Strong leadership experience, including excellent interpersonal skills, staff development and managing the work of others

  • A team player, adept at building relationships across the organization

  • Able to meet deadlines at a fast pace without compromising quality

  • Travel less than 5%

At Herc Rentals, our success depends on the success of our people. Our ability to provide exceptional service to our customers and maintain a leadership position in our industry is a result of the people we hire and develop. We are growing in dynamic new ways and we recognize that the right people, offering their ideas and expertise, will enable us to continue our success.

Herc Rentals provides an excellent compensation and benefits package, which includes a competitive salary, retirement savings plan, tuition reimbursement, comprehensive medical, dental, vision care, life insurance coverage, paid vacation and holidays.

Herc Rentals does not discriminate in employment on the basis of race, creed, color, religion, sex, age, disability, national origin, marital status, sexual orientation, citizenship status, political affiliation, parental status, military service, or other non-merit factor.