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FP&A Business Process Expert


Bucharest, B, RO

Company:  Goodyear

Start something great today. Go Goodyear


Location:   Romania/Bucharest 
Remote work: Yes/No

Job Purpose:

  • Provide accurate and timely Financial Reporting
  • Preparation and submission of Financial Forecasts
  • Working with the Country / Cluster teams and interfacing with the Shared Service Centre team to provide routine and ad-hoc finance support
  • Identification and implementation of process improvements and standardization


Main Responsibilities:

  • Drive and coordinate CI projects, standardization & audit targets delivery
  • Support in technical development of the team  
  • Acting as TL back-up and support for their teams, offering expert knowledge
  • Manage independently some of the te
    am operational queries or issues resolutions
  • Supports KPIs delivery and constantly works on improvement
  • Provide support for the new hires onboarding

Financial Reporting

  • Analysis of financial reporting to identify and explain reasons behind variances to forecast, plan or previous performance.
  • Preparation of standard reporting packs for country management review                                                                                                                                                                 

Financial Forecasting

  • Creation of forecast scenarios based upon provided parameters
  • End to End process of budgeting and forecasting creation (including the annual operating plans (AOP) - discuss with managers’ departments, compare actual results with expected ones and explain deviations
  •  Preparing scenarios to achieve targeted results
  •  Preparation of forecast reports to identify assumptions, surplus/gaps to target                            

Ad-hoc requests

  • Work as the bridge between the Country / Cluster teams and the Shared Service Centre SSC.
  • Translating queries in to requests for the SSC.
  • Flexible work ethic, able to support multiple countries and peak periods                                                                                                                                   

Process Improvements - Standardization

  • Work to identify opportunities for automatization or standardization
  • Copy best practice from co-workers and share new methods identified
  • Active participation in implementation of new procedures                                                                                                                                                                 


  • Performance of tasks against agreed Service Levels and Metrics
  • Maintenance of process documentation
  • Provide cover for other team members to support vacation or sickness


To Join Our Team You Will Need:

  • Bachelor's degree in the field of finance or business management.
  • Knowledge of FP&A - previous experience in a role providing numerical analysis and reporting. 3+ Years of relevant Finance/FP&A or Equivalent experience.
  • Analytical skills and business acumen
  • Experience working with large amounts of data.
  • Previous experience working with SAP, EDW (Cognos) would be a benefit, but not essential.
  • Good knowledge of Microsoft Excel and the ability to work with high volumes of financial data accurately.
  • Ability to work as part of a remote team.
  • Strong communication skills with an ability to listen effectively and articulate queries.
  • Fluent spoken and written English. Other language skills may be a further benefit.   


If You Join Us, You Will Enjoy:

  • Competitive salary package
  • Free private medical services
  • Flexible benefits from your favorite brands available on flexible benefits portal
  • 25 vacation days/year
  • Easter bonus
  • Christmas bonus
  • Sponsorship for ACCA certification
  • Life Insurance
  • Referral bonuses for new hires recommended by you
  • WFH & Flexible Working Hours
  • Discount price to purchase Goodyear tires
  • Free access to the Bookster library
  • Discount on products and services through agreed partnerships.



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