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Accounting Manager


Clarksdale, MS, US

Company:  Goodyear

Location: Clarksdale, MS
Sponsorship Available: No 
Relocation Assistance Available: No 

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Position Description:

As Plant Accounting Manager for Goodyear’s Clarksdale location, you will be responsible for the accounting, plant financial results, and internal controls at the plant. This includes monthly close and plant financial reporting, while maintaining effective internal controls in compliance with Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX) and company policy. Working in partnership with the Plant Leadership Team and Corporate Teams in Akron, OH, you will ensure plant and finance goals and objectives are achieved and to develop people resources as needed.


Principal Responsibilities:

  • Assist in the monthly/quarterly financial reporting, special analyses at the manufacturing plant. This includes the monthly, quarterly and annual financial statement close procedures, account reconciliations, and establishing judgmental reserve balances whether completed by a Centralized Plant Accounting group or locally at the plant level.
  • Ensure that a robust internal control structure is in place, functioning effectively, and appropriately tested in accordance with SOX. Ensure that identified control and internal audit gaps are remediated on a timely basis. Ensure appropriate assurance procedures are completed and communicated to the business leadership team. Manage cycle count procedures over inventory, MRO and spare parts.
  • Responsible for supporting production cost information as well as any studies on plant investments, restructuring, and budget justification as well as material cost information.
  • Involved in developing talent for the finance organization, including development of professionals within the business and succession planning for key finance roles.

Required Experience and Education:

  • Undergraduate Degree in a business related field (i.e. accounting, finance, economics, etc.).
  • A minimum of 5 years of accounting and/or financial analysis experience.
  • Leadership skills would be ideal.

Preferred Personal Skills/Attributes/and Qualifications:

  • Thorough understanding of US GAAP, accounting for complex transactions and internal controls in compliance with SOX.
  • Excellent leadership, consulting, coaching, training, organization, interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Strong knowledge, understanding and practical skills in relevant systems including Excel. (SAP preferred
  • High level of understanding of how key accounting decisions impact the business units and forecasted operating results/cash flows.



Goodyear is one of the world’s largest tire companies. It employs about 74,000 people and manufactures its products in 57 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 regard 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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