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Finance & Accounting Development Program

Date: Aug 7, 2019

Location: Akron, OH, US

Company: Goodyear

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Finance & Accounting Development Program


Company Information


Goodyear is one of the world's largest tire companies.  A Fortune 500 company, we employ approximately 66,000 people and manufacture our products in 48 facilities in 21 countries around the world.  Our 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 standards for the industry.  At Goodyear, we embrace the diversity of our workforce and value the contribution of our associates.  We strive to provide associates with a safe work environment, the resources they need to do their jobs, and ample opportunities for growth.  These objectives, coupled with competitive compensation and benefits, allow us to foster an environment where associates can work to achieve their full potential and contribute to the company's success.  For more information, go to


Program Description


The Company, headquartered in Akron, Ohio, is looking for talented leaders to significantly strengthen its global leadership depth and play an integral role in the current and future success of the organization.  The Finance & Accounting Development Program (FADP) is designed to develop recent college graduates into future Finance leaders in Goodyear Finance within North America through broad exposure to various financial activities.  The Finance & Accounting Development Program will include four, six-month-long rotational assignments, including rotations in Financial Planning and Analysis, Manufacturing Finance, and Accounting, as well as a supplemental rotation based on your preference in areas such as Audit, Treasury, Business Development, etc.  Assignment locations include both the corporate headquarters as well as a manufacturing location; therefore, a mid-program, temporary relocation within North America is required.


In addition to challenging, engaging, and interesting work rotations, development program associates have the opportunity to meet and network with young professionals from other universities at work and outside of work.  Program associates participate in coordinated events catered to the program to help build upon relationships within and outside the program.  Finance leaders present various topics to help associates better understand significant business issues and their career options.  Program associates even have regular exposure to the Goodyear Senior Leadership Team.




  • Bachelor's degree in finance or accounting required
  • At least a 3.0 overall GPA
  • Internship experience preferred
  • Leadership experience in extracurricular activities
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Strong analytical and data management skills
  • Demonstrated leadership and growth potential
  • Ability to thrive in a team environment
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Values and appreciates diversity and interested in global experiences
  • Travel required (to be defined by assignment - temporary domestic relocation required)
  • Must maintain confidentiality and strict adherence to Company policies
  • Capable of interacting with all organization levels, ranging from entry-level associates to Goodyear's senior management
  • Multi-lingual is a plus

To Apply


It is required that you go to to create your candidate profile in order to be eligible for this position. A separate profile must be created for each position applied.  Applicants must be legally authorized to work in the U.S.  Goodyear is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer.


Goodyear is one of the world’s largest tyre 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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