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Accounts Payable Rep.


Akron, OH, US

Company:  Goodyear

Location:  Akron, OH ( Hybrid)
Sponsorship Available: No 
Relocation Assistance Available: No 

Goodyear. More Driven.





Primary Purpose:

The Accounts Payable Rep. supports our plants and vendor invoicing.  In this role you will exercise judgment and initiative in detecting and resolving problems. You will have involvement with compilation of weekly and monthly reporting of payables to internal management and external parties. Daily activities include invoice discrepancy resolution in SAP and VIM (Vendor Invoice Management) systems. Taking it a step further to identify and analyze root cause issues and implement process improvements on the issues found. Good communication skills are required as you will be working with several business partners including the NA Tire and Chemical manufacturing plants.


Primary Duties and Responsibilities:

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


Required Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor's degree in accounting/finance or related field.
  • general accounting, finance, or business experience.


Desired Skills and Abilities:

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





Goodyear is one of the world’s largest tire companies. It employs about 72,000 people and manufactures its products in 57 facilities in 23 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 regard 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

Job Segment: Accounts Payable, Accounting, SAP, ERP, QA, Finance, Technology, Quality

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