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GBS FP&A Analyst


Bucharest, B, RO

Company:  Goodyear

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Location:   Romania/Bucharest 
Remote work: Yes/No

Job description FP&A Analyst

Primary purpose of roles:

  • 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                                    


Principal Duties and Responsibilities:


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 procedure                                                                                                                                              


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

Experience & skills:

  • 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 in  English. Other language skills may be a further benefit.                  


Goodyear is one of the world's largest tire companies. It employs about 72,000 people and manufactures its products in 55 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

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