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Accounting Intern

Date: Jan 17, 2023

Location: Bonita Springs, Florida, United States

Company: Herc Rentals


Req #: 54795

Founded in 1965, Herc Rentals is one of the leading equipment rental suppliers in North America with trailing twelve month total revenues of nearly $2.53 billion as of September 30, 2022. Herc Rentals’ parent company, known as Herc Holdings Inc., listed on the New York Stock Exchange on July 1, 2016, under the symbol “HRI.” Herc Rentals serves customers through approximately 350 locations and has approximately 6,500 employees in North America.


We serve a diverse group of customers in a wide array of industries. We support professional con-tractors in construction and remediation. Our industrial customers include large industrial plants, refineries and petrochemical operations, automotive and aerospace manufacturers. We support government and infrastructure projects at the municipal, state and federal level. And, we continue to expand our services for customers in commercial and retail, healthcare, hospitality, recreation, and entertainment and special events.

Short Description

Opportunity to develop your Accounting skills by supporting the Herc Rentals accounting and finance teams. Participate in various projects in the accounting close and reporting cycle by assisting in the preparation of journal entries, process refinement, internal control documentation, system implementations, and other finance related initiatives.


  • Learn about the company’s accounting cycle, including balance sheet account reconciliations, journal entries, internal controls, and financial analysis
  • Learn about other accounting and finance functions including: General Ledger Accounting, Order to Cash, External Reporting, Financial Planning and Analysis, Tax, Internal Audit, Finance Business Partners, and Treasury
  • Prepares internal reports by gathering and analyzing information from the general ledger system and from other systems
  • Analyzes information by developing spreadsheet reports and verifying information
  • Prepares general ledger entries by maintaining records and reconciling accounts
  • Answers accounting and financial questions by researching and interpreting data
  • Understands and maintains Sarbanes Oxley internal control compliance
  • Understands financial reporting requirements
  • Project work as assigned


    Professional Experience

    Educational Background

    Pursuing a bachelor’s or master’s degree in Accounting or Finance with an Accounting focus

    Conditions of Employment

    Currently enrolled in at a university with a minimum GPA of 2.5/3.0 in major
    Completed a minimum of 9 credit hours in Accounting major coursework or similar.
    Microsoft Office skills including Excel, Word, and Powerpoint


      Herc Rentals values its employees and provides excellent compensation and benefits packages which are not limited to the following.


      Keeping you healthy

      Medical, Dental, and Vision Coverage

      Life and disability insurance

      Flex spending and health savings accounts

      Virtual Health Visits

      24 Hour Nurse Line

      Healthy Pregnancy Program

      Tobacco Cessation Program

      Weight Loss Program



      Building Your Financial Future

      401(k) plan with company match

      Employee Stock Purchase Program



      Life & Work Harmony

      Paid Time Off (Holidays, Vacations, Sick Days)

      Paid parental leave.

      Military leave & support for those in the National Guard and Reserves

      Employee Assistance Program (EAP)

      Adoption Assistance Reimbursement Program

      Tuition Reimbursement Program

      Mechanic Tool reimbursement of up to $300 per year

      Auto & Home Insurance Discounts


      Protecting You & Your Family

      Company Paid Life Insurance

      Supplemental Life Insurance

      Accidental Death & Dismemberment Insurance

      Company Paid Disability Insurance

      Supplemental Disability Insurance

      Group Legal Plan

      Critical Illness Insurance

      Accident Insurance


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

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