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Senior External Reporting Accountant

Job ID 328731 St. Louis, MO


Enterprise Holdings Corporate Accounting department has an immediate opening for a Senior External Reporting Accountant.  The Senior External Reporting Accountant will participate in the preparation and quarterly consolidation of external financial statements in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP). This position will develop presentations and reports for the Board of Directors and senior management, as well as the annual requirements as specified by external parties and management. This position will also lead various special projects/analysis related to external reporting, provide direction to the staff, and provide support to the external auditors during financial statement audits.


Enterprise Holdings is the largest car rental provider in the world as measured by revenue and fleet.  The company and its affiliate Enterprise Fleet Management – which combined offer a total transportation solution that includes extensive car rental and car-sharing services, truck rental, corporate fleet management and retail car sales – accounted for $25.9 billion in revenue and operated over 2 million vehicles throughout the world in 2019.  Enterprise Holdings’ annual revenues also place it near the top of the global travel industry, exceeding all other rental car companies, many airlines, and most cruise lines, hotels, tour operators and online travel agencies.  Enterprise Holdings’ regional subsidiaries and Enterprise Fleet Management currently employ more than 100,000 people worldwide.


Through its integrated global network of independent regional subsidiaries and franchises, Enterprise Holdings operates the Enterprise Rent-A-Car, National Car Rental and Alamo Rent A Car brands at more than 10,000 fully staffed neighborhood and airport locations.  The Enterprise Holdings global network operates in more than 85 countries and territories, including North America, Central America, South America, the Caribbean and Europe, as well as parts of Asia-Pacific and the Middle East.  Today, the company’s three brands serve more than 95 percent of the worldwide car rental market


This is based at the Corporate Headquarters in St. Louis, MO, but offers tremendous flexibility for remote work.


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  • Serve as a mentor to staff team members
  • Assist with the coordination of quarterly consolidation closing by posting adjusting journal entries and elimination entries; reconciling accounts to the general ledger and gathering related reporting information
  • Prepare quarterly financial reports for inclusion in the internal financial reporting package
  • Prepare fluctuation reports and presentations for the quarterly Board of Directors meeting
  • Prepare annual financial statements, footnotes and other reports necessary for compliance with generally accepted accounting principles and debt covenant requirements
  • Participate in the preparation of footnotes for management discussion and analysis; review and analyze statement variances
  • Support the external auditors Ernst & Young during financial statement audits
  • Coordinate the preparation of annual financial statements and footnotes for foreign entities
  • Communicate financial data to department managers, upper management, and employees from other departments
  • Prepare benefit plan financial statements

Equal Opportunity Employer/Disability/Veterans


Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or
    • Bachelor’s Degree in Business with a Concentration in Accounting
    • Bachelor’s Degree in Finance or Business with experience as an Accountant
    • Master’s Degree in Accounting
  • CPA preferred
  • PeopleSoft experience preferred
  • Two (2) years or more of accounting and/or reporting experience required
    • Public Accounting experience preferred
  • Intermediate proficiency in Excel, Word and PowerPoint
  • Must be authorized to work in the US and not require work authorization sponsorship by our company for this position now or in the future

Competency Based Qualifications:

  • Ability to maintain confidential information
  • Strong attention to detail and analytical skills
  • Strong work ethic
  • Strong time management and organizational skills
  • Strong communication skills both verbal and written
  • Comfortable working independently or in a team
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