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Sr Accountant, External Reporting & Technical Accounting

Date: Oct 4, 2022

Location: Bonita Springs, Florida, United States

Company: Herc Rentals

Req #: 44844

Herc Rentals Inc. is a premier, full-service equipment rental firm – providing our customers the equipment, services and solutions they need to achieve optimal performance safely, efficiently and effectively. A pioneer of the equipment rental industry, Herc Rentals continues to evolve and grow through technological innovations, expanded product offerings and value-added services and consultative solutions to support its customers’ projects. 


With more than 56 years of equipment rental expertise, approximately 5,600 employees and approximately 320 company-operated locations across North America, Herc Rentals serves a broad range of end markets, including construction; industrial operations, refineries and petrochemical operations; governmental entities and contractors; disaster recovery and remediation; infrastructure; railroad operations; utilities; film, television, live entertainment and special event production; agricultural operations; and facilities management..



Short Description

The Senior – External Reporting and Technical Accounting position will assist in the preparation of the SEC filings and research and document various 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. 


  • Assist the Manager – External Reporting and Technical Accounting in the preparation of the Company’s external financial statements and footnotes, including Forms 10-Q, 10-K and 8-K.
  • Preparation of earnings per share, equity rollforward, pro-forma business combination disclosures, among other analyses, as necessary.
  • Assist with the preparation and review of quarterly investor materials.
  • Research technical accounting and reporting matters and business transactions and author accounting memos and research papers.
  • Review control documentation and perform SOX control activities over financial reporting and technical accounting.
  • Interact with internal and external auditors on reporting matters and technical accounting issues and transactions.
  • Facilitate audit of the 401(k) and pension, review and tie out the financial statements and Form 5500 for filing

Professional Experience

Big 4 audit experience preferable
Minimum of 3 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

Educational Background

Bachelors in Accounting
Active CPA license required

Conditions of Employment

Travel less than 10%


  • Experience with Workiva or similar SEC reporting software and XBRL tagging
  • OneStream consolidation system experience preferred
  • Demonstrated ability to manage multiple responsibilities
  • Strong at execution, follow-up and attention to detail
  • 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


Our long-term strategy underscores the understanding that our success depends on the dedication and capability of our team members. We are focused on attracting, retaining and empowering talented and dedicated people to build the best team in the equipment rental industry. We also seek to build a team that reflects the variety of people, cultures and communities we interact with every day and to create an inclusive, productive environment in which all team members feel valued and respected.


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 does not discriminate in employment based 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 factors.



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