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Vice President of Finance

Vice President of Finance

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US-FL-Fort Lauderdale
Finance & Controlling
Lindsay Blank

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Sixt Rent a Car is an international leader in car rental, leasing, and innovative mobility solutions like mydriver.  With revenues in excess of $2 billion and a fleet of 220,000 cars, we have moved into over 100 different countries worldwide. Sixt is the largest fleet purchaser of BMW’s internationally, however does not consider itself a luxury car rental company. Instead, Sixt is proud to be a company with superior service and better cars for everyone at an exceptional value.


At Sixt, customers are guests. It is not a rental transaction but an experience equivalent to that of a five star hotel. Sixt hires service and sales oriented individuals, free to travel, and open to cultural experiences interacting with customers and colleagues from many diverse backgrounds.  Sixt is more than just cars. We have a passion for style, technology, innovation, creativity and entrepreneurial spirit.

 Corporate Front Office



Position Summary:


The Vice President of Finance, reporting directly to the CEO, oversees functions including accounting, controlling, tax, legal, credit, risk, and IT. He/she will create functional strategies and objectives; and develop budgets, policies, and procedures to support the organization.


  • Direct and coordinate financial planning and budget management functions
  • Recommend benchmarks for measuring the financial and operating performance
  • Analyze financial, marketing and operational data, and make recommendations to establish strategic benchmarks and goals
  • Monitor and analyze operating results against budget
  • Oversee daily operations of the finance and accounting department
  • Manage the preparation of all financial reports, financial outlooks, and financial forecasts
  • Prepare financial analysis for contract negotiations and product investment decisions
  • Ensure compliance with local, state, and federal budgetary reporting requirements
  • Oversee delivery of legal services and resources to accomplish corporate goals, strategies, and priorities
  • Apply effective risk management techniques and offer proactive advice on possible legal issues
  • Responsible for filing tax statements on time, ensuring compliance with legal requirements
  • Oversee negotiation of all significant commercial, development, technology, licensing, IT services and supplier agreements with vendors, and business partners
  • Provide guidance and support in litigation and regulatory proceedings, employment and labor matters, and negotiations of business and financial transactions
  • Find and implement opportunities for process improvement in company tax procedures
  • Maintain effective control procedures over all aspects of the tax process
  • Develop and mentor leadership and oversee the process of promotions
  • Maintain a trusted and collaborative relationship with senior management and executives
  • Design, establish, and maintain an organizational structure to effectively accomplish the departments goals and objectives
  • Serve as primary government liaison relative to financial issues
  • Coordinate financial audits and provide recommendations for procedural improvements
  • Represent the company externally to government agencies, auditors, and the general public
  • Oversee operations of the IT department to ensure the ability, integrity, and security for all systems and infrastructure.




  • Masters of Finance, Accounting or Business preferred, bachelor’s degree required
  • Five (5) to Ten (10) years’ experience in a mid to senior level finance or accounting position, and a CPA required
  • Knowledge of finance, accounting, budgeting, debt management, municipal and commercial finance requirements, and cost control principles including Generally Accepted Accounting Principles
  • Strong leadership skills with the proven ability to lead and execute business initiatives and provide tactical planning
  • Extensive knowledge of financial modeling, due diligence processes and deal negotiations and structuring
  • Solid reasoning ability and analytical skills, including organization/administration skills
  • Knowledge of automated financial and accounting reporting systems
  • Knowledge of federal and state financial regulations
  • Knowledge and understanding of policies and procedures, and experience evaluating management processes and implementing improvements
  • Demonstrated critical thinking skills and ability to express ideas clearly, concisely and logically
  • Ability to adapt information, evaluate facts, determine alternative solutions to problems, and to reach and communicate sound management and business decisions
  • Experience analyzing financial data and preparing financial reports, statements and projections
  • Working knowledge of short and long-term budgeting and forecasting, rolling budgets, and product-line profitability analysis
  • Ability to motivate teams to produce quality materials within tight timeframes and simultaneously manage several projects
  • Must be authorized to work in the United States and not require work authorization sponsorship by our company for this position now or in the future
  • Proficiency in English, and the ability to communicate in other languages (German, Spanish, etc.) is a plus.




We value our employees' time and efforts. Our commitment to your success is enhanced by an extensive benefits package including paid vacation, medical, dental, vision and 401(k), Short Term Disability, Long Term Disability, Basic Life and Supplemental Life benefits and future growth opportunities within the company.


We are an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/D/V.


The information listed above is intended to describe the general nature and level of this position.  Essential functions and responsibilities may change as business needs require.  Your response to this advertisement may result in your consideration for employment with Sixt Rent a Car, LLC and its subsidiaries.  Offers of employment will be made by Sixt rent a Car, LLC or any of its subsidiaries or brands.


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