HERC Rentals Accounting Intern (Summer) in Bonita Springs, Florida

Herc Rentals is a premier full-line equipment-rental company — providing our customers the equipment solutions they need to get their work done safely, confidently and cost effectively, while enabling them to conserve capital for their growth investments.

With over 50 years of equipment-rental expertise, approximately 4,800 employees with approximately 275 company operated locations, principally in North America. Herc Rentals is a leader in all of the key markets that it serves, including transportation; industrial & manufacturing; oil & gas; government & municipalities; construction, mining, & energy; remediation & restoration; emergency response; facilities; MRO; entertainment; and ground care.

We aspire to be the supplier, employer and investment of choice in our industry, with core values that promote a culture built on integrity, respect, teamwork, and accountability.


Opportunity to develop your Accounting skills by supporting the Herc Rentals Accounting team as we work to establish best practices and improve our internal control environment. Participate in the accounting close cycle by assisting in the preparation of accruals, process refinement, control documentation, system implementations, and other important accounting tasks.


  • Learn about the company’s accounting cycle, including Balance Sheet account reconciliations, various journal entries, internal controls, flux analysis.

  • Prepares monthly journal entries

  • Prepares internal and external reports by gathering and analyzing information from the general ledger system and from departments/other systems

  • Analyzes information and options by developing spreadsheet reports; verifying information

  • Prepares general ledger entries by maintaining records and files; reconciling accounts

  • Answers accounting and financial questions by researching and interpreting data

  • Understands and maintains Sarbanes Oxley Compliance

  • Understands finance systems and reporting requirements

  • Project work as assigned

Educational Requirements

Currently enrolled in an Accounting major with a minimum GPA of 2.5/3.0 in major

Completed a minimum of 9 credit hours in major coursework covering two or more of Accounting or Finance


  • Ability to manage multiple tasks simultaneously

  • Ability to work in a team or cross functional team environment

  • Attention to detail

  • Basic understanding of three financial statements: P/L, Balance Sheet, Statement of Cash Flows

  • Excellent verbal and written communications skills

  • Possess strong MS Office skills

  • Possess training and/or experience with Microsoft Office applications especially Excel

If you are looking for an exciting and rewarding career with a growth-oriented company, Herc Rentals is the right place for you! As an industry leader, we offer the opportunity for training, development, and advancement. In addition, we offer highly competitive compensation and benefits package, including a generous vacation program. Apply today to be part of a team built for success!

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