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Financial Analyst - Cinelease

Date: Apr 30, 2022

Location: Los Angeles, California, United States

Company: Herc Rentals

Req #: 39948

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 55 years of equipment rental expertise, approximately 5,100 employees and approximately 295 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

CINELEASE, INC., the entertainment industry’s leader in lighting and grip equipment rentals servicing production companies throughout the US, owned by our publicly held Parent Company HERC Rentals, is seeking a Financial Analyst at their Corporate HQ in Los Angeles, CA.  

Company Description

Cinelease is the largest independent motion picture equipment rental house in the USA, with our company headquarters in Los Angeles and multiple branch locations throughout the country. Cinelease has serviced thousands of feature film and television productions with premier lighting and grip equipment and has built its reputation with over 40 years of exceptional service to the studios and independent production companies.       

As a Financial Analyst, you will have an active role in the monthly reporting and analysis, ad hoc reporting, budgeting, forecasting and projection processes.  Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Tracking expenses and revenues vs. budget and forecast and analyze fluctuations
  • Preparing, distributing and analyzing monthly, quarterly, and annual reports and ensuring financial information has been recorded accurately
  • Assisting in the budget & forecast process
  • Performing reconciliation of internal accounts
  • Maintaining budget and forecast information in the accounting system
  • Evaluating profit and cost efficiencies in various areas of the organization as needed
  • Developing, maintaining and distributing ad-hoc reports and financial models as

Professional Experience

2-4 years of experience in field
Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Office and IT. Data mining and report development is required
Knowledge of Accounting structures
Superior analytical, research and presentation ability
Strong communication skills (written and verbal) required across a diverse cross-functional environment
Intellectual curiosity is a must

Educational Background

Bachelor’s Degree - Accounting, Finance or Economics

Conditions of Employment

Travel may be required (5-10%)


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, nationals origin, marital status, sexual orientation, citizenship status, political affiliation, parental status, military service, or other non-merit factors.

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