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Senior Internal Auditor


Akron, OH, US

Company:  Goodyear

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






Position Description

The Senior Internal Auditor is responsible for performing  tasks surrounding audit efforts for Corporate and North America regions at Goodyear including developing testing plans from scratch for new process or policies.  This would include, planning for audits, identifying key risks, performing audit testing, identifying and drafting audit issues, performing follow up testing, reviewing workpapers and mentoring junior staff The successful candidate will have critical thinking skills, creativity in test creation, and audit experience performing operational, financial, and compliance audits with experience evaluating control effectiveness and recommending process improvements.  Additionally the ideal candidate will have experience in communicating complex audit issues to leadership and a proven track record working cross functionally with auditees to deliver quality audits for the Company.   



  • Independently conduct all audit planning activities to summarize the planning effort and forward to Audit Supervisor for review and approval.   
  • Conduct appropriate audit testing for assigned audit areas and ensure that testing is completed as scheduled and documented in compliance with departmental standards.  Provide direction and timely support to the audit team in all phases of the audit field work, including on the job training.
  • Develop and/or review audit comments to ensure that they are properly composed, comply with materiality guidelines and that the recommendations are relevant and practical.  Ensure that all possible audit comments are provided to the audit customer as they are developed and management responses are received prior to the exit meeting
  • Prepare the discussion draft of the audit report and submit the draft to the Audit Supervisor for review comments, approval and distribution to the audit customers.
  • Upon completion of audit field work, review the electronic work paper files to determine completeness and compliance with quality assurance standards.  Resolve any outstanding questions/issues related to the audit 



  •  Bachelor's Degree in accounting, business administration, or finance; Professional designation; CPA Preferred
  • Minimum of 3+ years of work experience.
  • Auditing work experience with exposure in both finance and operations is preferred; however prior non-audit experience in a business/operational role with a large multi-national organization may be deemed adequate


Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Ability to communicate effectively (oral and written) with different levels of management.
  • Analytical and computer skills including Windows operating systems and MS Office application software and TeamMate.
  • Planning, organizational and interpersonal skills to efficiently and effectively execute the audit plan.
  • Ability to handle multiple, concurrent assignments.
  • Ability to identify and address risk within more complex systems.







Goodyear is one of the world’s largest tire companies. It employs about 62,000 people and manufactures its products in 46 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

Goodyear is an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regards 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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