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Senior Accountant


Akron, OH, US

Company:  Goodyear

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

Goodyear. More Driven.




Primary Purpose:

The Senior Accountant will join our Corporate Accounting and Reporting team and will provide general Accounting tasks to include clear/accurate information for managing and analyzing a segment of the business and various month-end close activities. This individual will contribute to the quarterly/annual consolidated financial accounting and reporting activities with a primary focus on U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) filings. In addition, you will serve as a liaison with regional Accounting teams, Investor Relations and FP&A. 


Primary Duties:

  • Perform financial reporting processes including, monthly/quarterly/annual financial statement close procedures. Prepare/Review account reconciliations for assigned accounts, functional analysis of balance sheet and various accounts. 
  • Assist the quarterly/annual preparation of the 10Qs/10Ks by assisting with preparing assigned footnotes and managing other quarterly requirements. 
  • Partner with various departments throughout Goodyear to implement effective financial analysis tools/procedures.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of a broad-set of accounting principles/techniques (e.g., International Accounting Standards [IAS], United States Generally Accepted Accounting Principles [U.S. GAAP], etc). 
  • Follow regulations for entering and reporting the financial content in major accounting systems. 


Required Education/Experience/Skills:

  • Bachelors degree in Accounting or Finance 
  • 3 or more years of experience in Accounting and/or Financial Analysis.


Desired Skills and Abilities:

  • Experience working in an environment requiring analytical response to a variety of business issues - In a large accounting firm or large manufacturing organization - desired
  • Masters degree in Accounting or Finance, CPA - DESIRED
  • Demonstrated strong analytical abilities and a thorough understanding of GAAP
  • Ability to interpret/apply current U.S. GAAP, accounting for complex transactions and internal controls in compliance with SOX
  • Highly organized and ability to manage concurrent deadlines and multiple priorities





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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