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Senior Accountant

Date: Nov 16, 2020

Location: Assago, MI, IT

Company: Goodyear

Goodyear. More Driven.


Job purpose & scope: We are seeking an experienced Senior Accountant to join our Finance team in Italy. You will be responsible for the general accounting and SOX topics related to our company under US GAAP accounting standards.

Key accountabilities

  • Ensure proper general ledger accounting under US GAAP and ITA GAAP
  • Ensure month end and year end closings are reliable and performed within required deadlines
  • Participate in meetings with key stakeholders of the company to prepare closings and provide support to the business
  • Analyze P&L and balance sheet accounts. Review accounts reconciliations
  • Review financial analytics and prepare Group reporting supplementary details
  • Perform and/or coordinate the SOX controls linked to the position
  • Ensure SOX compliance, company standards and establish and maintain an environment of internal control and integrity
  • Participate in ITA GAAP Statutory Financial Statements closing process
  • Perform and/or supervise VAT related activities (VAT monthly liquidation, periodic VAT fulfillments, etc.) and Statutory books preparation (Journal Book, Inventory Book, Fixed Asset Register, VAT Registers, etc.)
  • Provide support to internal and external auditors and to Internal Control
  • Provide support to internal customers (FP&A, HR, Legal, Sales, Credit Department) and to the EMEA and Corporate Controlling team
  • Support and be the interface with the teams in the Shared Services Centers of Bucharest and Manila
  • Identify constantly process improvements and simplifications
  • Participate to company and group-wide projects


Required experience

Education & experience:

Bachelor’s degree in accounting, Management, Finance or Economics. A Master’s or equivalent is a plus

At least 4/5 years-experience, acquired ideally in accountancy firm or in international subsidiaries of large multinationals

Experience with a Shared Service Centers is a plus.


Technical skills:

Strong knowledge of internal controls processes. SOX act previous exposure is a plus

Knowledge of US GAAP standards is a key differentiator

Knowledge of SAP is an asset

Advanced proficiency in Office tools (excel, power-point, etc…)

Fluent English is required due to our international environment.



Flexible, sense of responsibility, force for proposal and initiative within a defined framework

Ability to analyze, synthesize and deliver results. Problem solving ability. Rigorous, reliable, work ethic

Sense of organization and priorities, resistant to pressure of deadlines

Excellent communication skills, team spirit, management skills.





Goodyear is one of the world’s largest tyre companies. It employs about 63,000 people and manufactures its products in 47 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

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