The Hertz Corporation Project Leader in Dublin, Ireland

General Responsibilities

Are you passionate about using technology to solve some of the toughest problems within one of the largest car rental companies in the world? Do you value the deployment of solutions and can you think outside of the box? Are you proud and driven about the quality and consistency of the work you do in leading teams to deliver value and meeting the mission of our business? If yes, the Senior Project Leader position in the Hertz Organization is for you!

Our massive European Service Centre office based in Swords, Dublin offers a bright, modern and friendly working atmosphere. We employ approximately 900 people with over 29 different nationalities.

The role: Taking the wheel at Hertz

This Finance Transformation initiatives role is part of Hertz’s global finance shared services organization but with designated focus on the International Division. It supports the leadership team in gaining organizational visibility and Business Unit customer alignment.

  • To ensure tht all Finance PMO projects are delivered in accordance with the corporate strategy and project management approach.

  • Be the lead for Project ONE for the area

  • Work closely with the SME’s from each business area to successfully deliver the required projects on time and on budget.

  • Analyse financial data to ensure that it is accurate / complete and that all data requests deadlines are fully adhered to.

  • Lead team meetings with project team and act as point of contact between different departments within the company and relevant third parties consultants.

  • Participate in workshops with business owners and third party consultants where appropriate, documenting agreed actions and ensure that these are executed within the agreed timeframe.

  • Perform tracking and monitor the progress of all transformation projects to ensure the correct progress in being made in order to achieve the agreed objectives & outcomes.

  • Highlight any risks that need to be escalated for resolution so that risk mitigation strategies may be put in place to ensure it does not impact on project delivery.

  • Prepare a monthly dashboard of all projects and their associated KPI’s for a review with Senior Management.

  • To carry out other duties that may reasonably be required by the Finance Director.

Plan the project

  • Define the scope of the project in collaboration with senior management

  • Create a detailed work plan which identifies and sequences the activities needed to successfully complete the project

  • Develop a schedule for project completion that effectively allocates the resources to the activities

  • Review the project schedule with senior management and all other staff that will be affected by the project activities; revise the schedule as required.

  • Determine the objectives and measures upon which the project will be evaluated at its completion.

Im plement the project

  • Execute the project according to the project plan.

  • Develop forms and records to document project activities.

  • Set up files to ensure that all project information is appropriately documented and secured.

  • Monitor the progress of the project and make adjustments as necessary to ensure the successful completion of the project.

  • Establish a communication schedule to update stakeholders including appropriate staff in the organization on the progress of the project.

Control the project

  • Review the quality of the work completed with the project team on a regular basis to ensure that it meets the project standards.

  • Monitor cash flow projections and report actual cash flow and variance to senior management on a regular basis (monthly/bimonthly)

  • Ensure that all financial records for the project are up to date.

  • Ensure a review of the project is completed with all stakeholders when completed.

Evaluate the project

  • Ensure that the project deliverables are on time, within budget and at the required level of quality

  • Evaluate the outcomes of the project as established during the planning phase.

PMO Project Management

  • Perform project tracking and monitor the progress of all PMO projects to ensure the correct progress in being made in order to achieve the agreed objectives & outcomes.

  • Review project plan / budget, actual’s and forecast to complete to ensure that the project remains on schedule.

  • Highlight any risks that need to be escalated for resolution so that risk mitigation strategies may be put in place to ensure it does not impact on project delivery.

  • Prepare a monthly dashboard of all projects and their associated KPI’s for a review with Senior Management.

  • Issue a reporting calendar to the Finance organisation to ensure that project updates are received timely.

Your benefits: Fuelling your journey

  • Relocation package and assistance from our cool relocation team

  • Free on-site Doctor, Nurse and Physiotherapy services

  • Pension scheme

  • Discount on private health Insurance

  • On-site Gym

  • Subsidised staff restaurant

  • Sports and Social Club

  • Language classes

  • Training and development programmes

  • Incentives

  • Staff Car Rental and Sales discount

  • Free Parking

Your skills: What you’ll need for a great journey

  • 5 years’ experience of working in a Finance Organisation.

Knowledge:

  • Finance and accounting skills and prior experience within a sophisticated finance department

  • Strong management skills and prior success in effecting change

  • Systems implementation and ongoing management skills

  • Experience in a multinational environment

  • Financial and business acumen

Skills:

  • Strong communication skills, written and verbal

  • Effective managerial skills

  • Excellent time management/organizational skills

  • Strong technical and analytical skills

  • Ability to problem-solve, multi-task and prioritize within a fast-paced environment

  • Works effectively across a complex global organization and with external parties

  • Ability to analyse complex data and make recommendations to the project team.

About us

Hertz Global has an exciting portfolio of rental car brands – including Hertz, Dollar, Thrifty and Firefly, as well as Donlen. We are one of the largest worldwide airport vehicle rental companies, and the Hertz brand is one of the most recognized in the world.

The quality, integrity, and commitment of our employees have been key factors in our company’s growth and market presence. By hiring the best people and helping them grow both professionally and personally, we ensure a bright future for Hertz Europe and for the people who work here.

Our mission is to be the preferred rental car company and you have the opportunity to help steer this mission. Get in touch today and APPLY NOW

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Job ID 165099

# Positions 1

Category Accounting / Finance

Division HESC - Financial Centre

Position Type Temporary Full Time