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Accountant Senior

Date: Nov 28, 2018

Location: Akron, OH, US

Company: Goodyear

Location: Akron, OH 
Sponsorship Available: No 
Relocation Assistance Available: No 



Position Description:

The Accountant Senior will provide clear, accurate information for managingand analyzing a segment of the business, in accordance with accounting principles, government regulations and company practice and policy. Responsible for account reconciliation, journal entries, month end close.  Additionally, this role will perform monthly financial reporting processes including close procedures, review of account reconciliations, and adherence to Internal/SOX controls, daily margin consolidation, financial reporting and consolidation, margin forecasting, capital forecasting and analysis, and various closing. 


Principal Responsibilities:

  • Perform financial reporting processes which includes but not limited to monthly, quarterly & annual financial statement close procedures, review account reconciliations (for assigned accounts), functional analysis (including but not limited to P&L, balance sheet & various accounts), establishing judgmental reserve balances in accordance with predefined deadlines.
  • Partner with various departments throughout Goodyear to implement effective financial analysis tools & procedures. Demonstrates and applies basic understanding of the data flows and data standards in your specific business area. Identifies basic trends, issues or other meaningful insights using basic analytical approaches.
  • Demonstrates knowledge of a broad set of accounting principles and techniques (e.g. IAS, US GAAP, etc.). Works with financial transactions and related documentation within the organization. Participates in accounting practices of classifying and recording financial data. Utilize US GAAP & assist in applying US GAAP to transactions that are accounted for and reviewed. Exercise significant judgement when evaluating transactions.
  • Follows regulations for entering and reporting the financial content in major accounting systems. Records financial transactions accurately in internal and external books of accounts. Assist in ensuring that identified control & internal audit gaps are remediated on a timely basis & in accordance with the Sarbanes-Oxley Act. Adheres to relevant compliance requirements for financial reporting (e.g., SOX, IFRS).
  • Assist with any special projects/assignments as applicable.


Required Experience and Education:

  • Undergraduate Degree in accounting, finance or other business field.
  • CPA and/or MBA or other advanced Degree desired
  • 3 years of accounting &/or financial analysis experience.
  • Experience working in an environment requiring analytical response to a variety of business issues


Personal Skills/Attributes/and Qualifications:

  • Demonstrates strong analytical abilities & a thorough understanding of GAAP.
  • Ability to interpret & apply current US GAAP, accounting for complex transactions & internal controls in compliance with SOX.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Excel, Word, PowerPoint as well as well as Hyperion Planner & SAP.
  • Highly organized & ability to manage concurrent deadlines & multiple priorities.
  • Ability to communicate to 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 48 facilities in 22 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

Goodyear is an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regards to that individual's race, color, religion or creed, national origin or ancestry, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity, age, physical or mental disability, veteran status, genetic information, ethnicity, citizenship, or any other characteristic protected by law.

If you need reasonable accommodation to complete the online application, or any other part of the employment process, please contact the Goodyear Candidate Care Line at 330.796.4500.

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Nearest Major Market: Akron
Nearest Secondary Market: Cleveland

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