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GBS RTR Team Lead DACH

Date:  Jun 10, 2021
Location: 

Bucharest, B, RO

Company:  Goodyear

Location: RO - GOODYEAR ROMANIA   
Goodyear Talent Acquisition Representative: Lavinia Elena Protopopescu  
Sponsorship Available:  No
Relocation Assistance Available: No 

Job Purpose:
Reporting directly to the Record to Report Manager, this position has responsibility for managing strategic markets within the company and will be expected to liaise with senior regional and global stakeholders to ensure both efficient operations and ongoing process improvements. The position has the primary responsibility to ensure monthly, quarterly and year-end financial reporting is timely and accurate and in compliance with company policies and US GAAP.
This position leads a team of associates (all direct reports) being General and Reporting Accountants, Fixed Asset Accountants and Factory Accountants. The incumbent is involved with continuous improvement activities which further improve financial processes and controls and is responsible for the ongoing management and development of subordinates reporting to this role.

 

Main Responsibilities:
• Lead, mentor and monitor delivery of month end management account results to management within the agreed timeframe and in the required format
• Manage the accurate and timely delivery for specific country/group of countries of general accounting and reporting (excluding intercompany accounting) tasks and perform general accounting activities (i.e. journal postings, GL maintenance, report preparation, reconciliations, closing activities, etc.) in accordance SLAs
• Manage the closing process in accordance with closing timetable and SLA's
• Manage and coordinate the reconciliation of the respective accounts to ensure they balance and that any discrepancies or variations are investigated and corrected
• Provide relevant advice and information to staff across the SSC and its customers as and when required
• Regularly track and resolve outstanding general accounting and reporting issues that have been escalated, or further escalate to the necessary parties
• Act as primary contact for local organization in terms of coordination and servicing
• Ensure relevant business process controls and processes are documented and tested in compliance with Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX) and that no un-remediated control gaps exist
• Manage and coordinate the audit process, working close to Internal and External Audit teams
• Support RtR Manager in implementing best practices for RtR process and proactively identify, propose and implement continuous improvement opportunities in existing processes within the team
• Support and mentor their peer Team Leads and drive other improvement and community initiatives within the Global Business Services Center
• Carry out people management responsibilities in accordance with the organization’s policies and applicable laws, including:
o Plan, assign and direct work
o Hire and develop associates by transferring knowledge of operations, financial concepts and business issues 
o Provide feedback and coaching to team members
o Provide opportunities for learning and self-development, and facilitate the development of technical competencies
o Continuously strive to build a culture of high-performance
• Manage the collection, analysis and presentation of strategic financial information to business units. Provide strategic analysis and business support to GBS management. Manage the ongoing operational analysis and prepare appropriate recommendations and reports for GBS Management

 

To Join Our Team, You Will Need:
• Bachelor’s Degree in Finance, Accounting or related field
• Accounting Professional Accreditation (desired)
• 5-7 years of progressively more responsible experience in general and/or financial accounting, with minimum 4 years in a supervisor role
• Fluency in English, both written and spoken (required); fluency in German (desired)
• Previous experience in SAP ERP systems
• Experience of managing strategic markets within a multinational company
• Ability to view complex/conflicting data, identify problems and propose solutions/alternatives
• Detailed knowledge of accounting process & solid financial analysis
• Strong working knowledge of US GAAP and SOX
• Strong communication skills
• Demonstrate excellent interpersonal analytical skills
• Ability to create productive business environment for associates by providing opportunities to demonstrate/develop their skill sets
• Ability to effectively utilize performance management to optimize associate contribution
• Ability to comprehend and communicate financial information to various audiences
• Ability to function in a team environment as a member and a leader 
• Strong Microsoft Excel and Word skills

 

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
• 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.

 

Goodyear is an equal opportunity employer that is committed to diversity and inclusion in the workplace.

 

Goodyear is one of the world’s largest tire companies. It employs about 64,000 people and manufactures its products in 48 facilities in 22 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 www.goodyear.com/corporate

 


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