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The Hertz Corporation Sr Financial Analyst in Bannockburn, Illinois

General Responsibilities

Reports to the Director of FP&A and will include regular interaction with senior leaders throughout the organization. This analyst will get involved in nearly every area of the business: sales, fleet operations, IT, contact center, customer experience, and accounting. It’s imperative that she/he be a fast learner and quickly develop relationships with senior leaders and department heads.

Along with others on the FP&A team, this role will lead the company’s leaders through a continuous earnings improvement process from ideation to execution to benefit realization. They will also partner together to analyze capital expenditure requests, ensuring capital is allocated to the highest value initiatives.

This person will be the primary party responsible for calculating and controlling sales compensation, sales target attainment, and customer bonus attainment on a monthly basis. She/he will support the customer pricing process, partner with the sales operations leader to produce sales forecasts that feed into FP&A/Treasury’s cash and P&L forecasts, and may partner with others in FP&A on budgeting and customer analysis.

In addition to executing the core tasks related to each of these areas of responsibility, this role will be responsible for building and/or maintaining analytical tools and complex models, optimizing processes, and providing strategic thought. Advanced understanding of Excel formula-writing and modeling best practices is critical for success in this role.

Essential Functions of the job:

  • Forecasting, reporting, and analysis

  • Excel modeling

  • Process design and improvement

Essential Requirements


  • Bachelor’s degree in Finance and/or Economics from a top-tier business program

  • Three years of experience in finance or related field

  • Record of continuous process improvement, creative problem solving, and Excel modelling

  • Experience leading cross-functional projects

  • Understanding of foundational corporate finance principles and fluency in financial statements.

  • Advanced Excel knowledge including decision support modeling and complex formula writing.

  • Ability to work with large datasets and properly structure data in a spreadsheet or database.

  • Ability to perform advanced data analysis and clearly communicate the results.

  • Ability to understand and clearly communicate abstract and complex concepts.

  • Must be comfortable working both independently and on teams .

  • Must be flexible in an environment of constant change and process improvement


  • MBA in Finance and/or Analytics from a top-tier business program

  • Oracle Hyperion Planning/PBCS or similar financial planning system experience

  • JD Edwards, Insight, Hubble or similar ERP and business systems

  • SQL experience

  • experience

  • Tableau or Qlik experience

  • Supervisory experience

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

  • Hertz is an equal opportunity affirmative action employer and administers all personnel practices without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status or domestic partnership status, disability, protected veteran status or military status, genetic information, or any other category protected under applicable law. Hertz is committed to taking affirmative steps to promote the employment and advancement of minorities, women, persons with disabilities and protected veterans.