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United Rentals Division Finance Manager in N Kansas City, Missouri

Great company. Great people. Great opportunities.

Contributing to the financial results for a multi-billion dollar, multi-national company, the Division Finance Manager (DFM) partners with region operations and sales teams to drive results. The DFM plays a key role for the region as the main finance contact for all region and district staff and also conducts financial training for branch managers and other branch personnel. Also, partner with district and branch management in interpreting financial data and identifying corrective actions to achieve desired results.

Job Responsibilities:

Support operational excellence throughout the region:

  • Partner with region platform disciplines as appropriate to drive business results in area of specialization.

  • Foster implementation and distribution of financial best practices through field training and proactive and timely communication with district and branch managers.

  • Provide recommendations for implementation of controls and/or system enhancements to drive financial excellence.

  • Manage and mentor Division Finance Analysts in analyzing, interpreting and summarizing financial and business metric results.

Provide strategic guidance in evaluating financial results:

  • Monitor, analyze and interpret financial results and business metrics in area of specialization (i.e., rates, fleet availability, time utilization, sales/margin, fleet mix).

  • Provides analytical insight to M&A and cold start proposals by discounted cash flow models, financial statements, accretion/dilution analysis and other analytical tools.

  • Proactively partner with field management in identifying opportunities and barriers for operational success, and make recommendations for corrective actions.

Support implementation of strategic objectives:

  • Provide guidance and input to operating review meetings, planning and forecasting process.

  • Monitor and track achievement of strategic objectives and initiative goals.

  • Prepare summary of research/trend analysis, models and plans and report findings to management, noting recommendations and insights.

Other duties assigned as needed

Travel: 30% travel expected.


Bachelor's degree in Business or Finance is required. CPA, MBA, CFA, CMA, CGA or CA is strongly preferred.


  • 4-7 years of consulting, accounting or finance experience.

  • Must possess excellent PC skills (MS Office including advanced Excel skills), superior communication skills (oral and written) and project management skills.

  • Success in a consultative role, i.e., proven ability to influence without authority.

  • Motivated and self-directed; ability to work independently.

At United Rentals, the largest equipment rental company, we believe that it takes great employees to build a great organization – and we’re passionate about helping our people grow professionally and embrace teamwork in everything they do. Our culture is based on our corporate values and centers on mutual respect, job satisfaction, diversity and a shared responsibility to build a better future.

What's in it for you?

U.S. Full Time roles : Best in class benefits offering includes medical, dental, vision, flex spending and health savings accounts; 401(k) retirement with company match; life and disability insurance; and paid time off including sick, vacation, holidays, and paid parental leave. Comprehensive training and development and career growth opportunities.

U.S. Non-Full Time roles: Benefits offering includes 401(k) retirement with company match; paid time off including sick, vacation and holidays; and comprehensive training and development and career growth opportunities.

Canada: Best in class benefits package which includes medical, dental & vision, RRSP/DPSP*, paid time off, comprehensive training and development, and career growth opportunities.

*Offered for full time roles, non-full time eligibility in select provinces.

United Rentals, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer of women, minorities, protected veterans and individuals with disabilities.