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Accountant / Entry Level

Date:  May 3, 2021

Akron, OH, US

Company:  Goodyear

Location: US-OH-AKRON-CORP-HDQTRS-2110   
Sponsorship Available:  No
Relocation Assistance Available: No 

Position Description:

The Accountant / Entry Level, will be responsible for a variety of accounting and reconciliation tasks associated with Accounts Receivable processing and will report to the Credit Manager in the Global Business Services (GBS) organization. This position provides clear, accurate information for managing and accounting for a segment of the business in accordance with accounting principles, government regulation and company practice and policy. These individuals have involvement with compilation of weekly and monthly reporting of receivables and/or payables to internal management and external parties and also involvement in providing supporting documentation for external financial audits as well as Sarbanes-Oxley audits.


Principal Responsibilities:

  • Perform financial reporting processes that support Accounts Receivable / GBS Organization. This includes but is not limited to monthly, quarterly & annual financial statement close procedures & account reconciliations all in accordance with predefined deadlines. 
  • Utilize US GAAP U.S. generally Accepted Accounting Principles) & assist in applying US GAAP to transactions that are accounted for and reviewed.    
  • Participate with continuous improvement initiatives related to finance processes & systems.  
  • Conduct balance sheet fluctuation analysis & provide detailed commentary to explain variances.  


Required Experience and Education:

  • Bachelor's Degree in accounting/finance.
  • 0-2 years accounting, finance, or business experience.


Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

  • Knowledge of computer systems: MS Office products, (especially Excel, Word, PowerPoint). SAP experience preferred.
  • Analytical & problem solving skills.
  • Interpersonal skills that establish & maintain excellent relationships & credibility quickly.
  • Ability to support accounting/finance decisions with logical evidence & persuasively present position.
  • Ability to communicate or present information, both verbally & written effectively with all levels of the organization.




Goodyear is one of the world’s largest tire companies. It employs about 64,000 people and manufactures its products in 47 facilities in 21 countries around the world. Its two Innovation Centers in Akron, Ohio and Colmar-Berg, Luxembourg strive to develop state-of-the-art products and services that set the technology and performance standard for the industry. For more information about Goodyear and its products, go to

Nearest Major Market: Akron
Nearest Secondary Market: Cleveland

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