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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.





Goodyear is seeking an experienced and self-motivated professional for a promising opportunity!  As a Senior Accountant, you will be part of the North America’s Consolidations team and part of an innovative organization with an overall pledge to “Protect our Good Name”. This position will concentrate on key month-end close responsibilities and quarter-end consolidated financial accounting and reporting activities while ensuring compliance with all external and internal requirements. This position offers cross functional and key stakeholder exposure during various financial reporting activities.


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  • Perform General Accounting and Financial reporting processes which includes but not limited to monthly, quarterly and annual financial statement close procedures, prepare 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 and procedures. 
  • 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.  Adheres to relevant compliance requirements for financial reporting (e.g., SOX, IFRS). Assist with any special projects/assignments, including accounting for restructuring plans as applicable.    


Required Education and experience

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



  • Demonstrates strong analytical abilities and a thorough understanding of GAAP.
  • Ability to interpret and apply current US GAAP, accounting for complex transactions and internal controls in compliance with SOX.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Excel, Word, PowerPoint as well as well as Hyperion Planner and SAP.
  • 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 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: Accounting, QA, Quality Assurance, ERP, SAP, Finance, Quality, Technology

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