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Senior Accountant


Akron, OH, US

Company:  Goodyear

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

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Position Summary

The Senior Accountant supports the monthly accounting and reporting for North American plants within the Centralized Plant Accounting team located in Akron. This includes journal entries, account reconciliations as well as reporting daily, monthly financials and forecasting of materials as well as SOX controls. Month end / quarterly close activities are a area of focus as well.  This position works closely with plant finance to ensure that the balance sheet and all accounting is in accordance with GAAP and GY policy.


Primary Responsibilities

  • Perform financial reporting processes which includes but not limited to monthly, quarterly and annual financial statement close procedures, review account reconciliations, functional analysis (including but not limited to P&L, balance sheet and accounts), establishing judgmental reserve balances in accordance with predefined deadlines.
  • Partner with various departments throughout Goodyear to implement effective Accounting tasks and financial analysis tools and procedures. 
  • Demonstrates knowledge of a broad set of accounting principles and techniques.  Works with financial transactions and related documentation within the organization. 


Required Education and Experience

  • Undergraduate Degree in accounting or finance or related.
  • 3 + years of accounting and/or financial analysis experience
  • Experience working in an environment requiring analytical response to a variety of business issues.


Desired Skills and Abilities

  • Demonstrates strong analytical abilities and a thorough understanding of GAAP.
  • Ability to interpret and apply current US GAAP, accounting for complex transactions & internal controls in compliance with SOX.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Excel, Word, PowerPoint. SAP is ideal
  • Highly organized and ability to manage concurrent deadlines and multiple priorities.
  • Ability to communicate to 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 74,000 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

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