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Staff Accountant

Date:  Jul 16, 2021

Akron, OH, US

Company:  Goodyear

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





Position Description:

The Staff Accountant will perform general accounting duties in support of three manufacturing plants as part of the Centralized Plant Accounting team. The Position will provide general accounting tasks as well as financial analyst in support of those sites. You will be responsible for ensuring the accuracy and integrity of consolidated financial statements for the plant. This includes month end close, journal entries, account reconciliations, budget vs. actual analysis, and balance sheet analytics.


Principal Responsibilities:

  • Complete detail level Accounting support to the plant.
  • Provide and support all assigned periodic reports and information in accordance with deadlines, including AOP within required timeline and SOX quarterly reviewed documents.
  • Create analytical analyses for internal senior/management.


Required Experience and Education:

  • Undergraduate Degree in accounting, finance, or other business field.  CPA and/or MBA or other advanced Degree desired.
  • Minimum of 2 years of accounting, auditing and/or financial analysis experience


Personal Skills/Attributes/and Qualifications:

  • Demonstrated knowledge of all Microsoft Office Products.
  • Interpersonal skills that establish and maintain excellent relationships and credibility quickly.
  • Ability to support accounting/finance decisions with logical evidence and persuasively present position.
  • Understanding of US GAAP, accounting for complex transactions and familiarity with internal controls in compliance with SOX.
  • Good presentation and communication skills, both verbal and written.




Goodyear is one of the world’s largest tire companies. It employs about 72,000 people and manufactures its products in 54 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 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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