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Accountant / Accounting Assistant - Egham

South East

South East
Enterprise Rent-A-Car
Accountancy, Admin Secretarial and PAs
Working Pattern:
Full time
Date Posted:
Thursday, 5th July 2012
Flexibility Offered:
Yes, We are happy to consider part time employees wishing to job share
Job Ref:
Enterprise Rent-A-Car - Accountant+%2F+Accounting+Assistant+-+Egham


Comprehensive learning opportunities, rapid progression and outstanding earning potential. They’re just some of the things we offer ambitious finance graduates on our Financial Controller Management Training Scheme. Enterprise Rent-A-Car is one of the largest employers in the area and an internationally successful company with 7,600 locations across the world.


Who Can Apply?


The scheme is open to two kinds of people. On the one hand, we’re looking for graduates ideally with accounting or finance or similar degrees. But we’re also after people who have worked in accounting for a few years, and would like to expand their existing financial skill-set while enjoying greater opportunities for career development.


The aim of the scheme


The scheme is designed to give you the knowledge, skills and experience you need to become a Financial Controller in charge of your own operation. Our Financial Controllers are key players in the organisation. They oversee all aspects of financial management and provide an important bridge between the marketing and operational aspects of the business.


A true learning experience


You’ll start out working as one of our accountants. This role will give you exposure to basic accounting procedures and principles ranging from accounts payable and receivable systems to financial statement preparation and analysis. You’ll also work closely with our sales and marketing, procurement, HR teams (among others) on issues such as customer service, growth strategies and profitability.


Please note this opportunity is a full time role, however we are happy to consider part time employees wishing to job share.

  • Facilitate an accurate and timely month-end closing process that includes the coordination of multiple employees and departments
  • Properly safeguard company assets and financial information though a strong internal control environment
  • Provide exceptional customer service and operational support to all business lines and the administrative teams
  • Play an active role in cost management and reduction
  • Accounting / Finance or similar degree
  • ACCA, CIMA, AAT accreditation preferred or proven commitment to complete
  • Proven ability to ensure strong internal controls and financial statement integrity
  • Excellent communication, organisational, and time-management skills
  • Desire to learn and contribute in a fun working environment
  • Strong problem-solving skills and attention to detail
  • An ability to work to strict deadlines
  • Highly energetic, highly motivated, and detail orientated
  • Intermediate / Advanced PC skills, particularly Microsoft Excel. Knowledge of Microsoft Access a plus
  • A commitment to enforce the company’s Business Ethics program and uphold high ethics standards
  • Proven ability to develop and implement administrative efficiencies
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills 


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