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Team Lead General Accounting (f/m)


Colmar-Berg, L, LU

Company:  Goodyear

Goodyear. More Driven.


The opportunity
Currently we're looking for Team Lead General Accounting  to join our team in Luxembourg. On this position you will:

  • Lead General Accounting Team 
  • Coordination monthly consolidation and closing process Lux
  • Ensure accurate and timely accounting and financial reporting according to US GAAP, local GAAP and legal requirements
  • Support disclosures for 10-Q, 10-K
  • Support US GAAP and statutory audits
  • Provide GAAP and company policy guidance to other functional departments and business
  • Review journal entries and accounting reconciliations for Lux
  • Support financial analysis, analytical reviews of actuals versus forecast and balance sheet analytics
  • Support relevant business process controls and processes are documented and tested in compliance with Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX) and that no un-remediated control gaps exist 
  • Responsible for other local regulatory reporting requirements
  • Support design and implementation of finance processes and drive continuous improvement activities
  • Support Business partnering with key internal and external stakeholders 
  • Maintain a good relationship with audit teams, shared service centers and other external service providers
  • Supporting local, regional and/or global initiatives/projects
  • Manage a team of 3 direct reports and coordinate GBS Team members


To join our team, you'll need:



  • Minimum 4-6 years working experience within accounting/finance department of a large company or audit firm
  • Experience in manufacturing and/or FMCG environment
  • Solid Background and experience in US GAAP (incl. SOX) and Statutory Lux GAAP 
  • Fast Closing experience beneficial
  • First supervisory experience would be considered an asset



  • Bachelor's degree in business administration with focus on accounting/controlling
  • A graduate degree in Accounting or Finance is required



English is a must, French or German considered an advantage


Knowledge & Skills:

  • Strong working knowledge of US GAAP and SOX and LUX GAAP (Preferable)
  • Solid communication skills to coordinate with and communicate financial information to various functions and levels of the organization
  • Ability to view complex/conflicting data as well as processes and identify problems and propose solutions/alternatives 
  • Ability to function in a team environment as a member and a leader
  • Ensure development of team and team members
  • Competency with computer systems: database, spreadsheet, ERP-based financial system (SAP preferred), internet and reporting tools such as Essbase 
  • Strong Microsoft Excel, Word and PowerPoint skills


  • Well organized and able to manage concurrent deadlines, multiple priorities and teams (Local Teams & Shared Service Centers)
  • Desire to grow professionally with an interest in a manufacturing company
  • Strong work ethic 
  • Unwilling to compromise personal integrity or business ethics and able to maintain confidentiality
  • Team player, self-driven, proactive and enthusiastic

Goodyear is one of the world’s largest tire companies. It employs about 72,000 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


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