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Financial Analyst EMEA M/W

Date: Jan 7, 2021

Location: Diegem, VBR, BE

Company: Goodyear

Location: Diegem   
Relocation Assistance Available: YES



Reporting directly to the FP&A Manager (Regional), the Financial Analyst is primarily responsible for the below activities:


Job Purpose & Scope

  • As a key finance support for the Regional FP&A team, Senior Financial Analyst EMEA, is responsible for leading the consolidation of financial estimates, providing financial analysis to the FP&A Director, coordinating the preparation of the annual operating plans (AOP) and monthly estimates across the business functions, and driving timely and accurate reporting and analysis of performance versus plan.


Key Accountabilities

  • Analyze actual financial results against the annual operating plan (AOP), monthly estimates and prior year to summarize and clearly communicate the financial and operating results (which include Volume/Price/Mix analysis, sales operations, manufacturing cost, other COGS, and SAG expenses) of the SBU in order to measure progress against Country/Corporate business objectives.


  • Support other functional areas by providing financial analysis related to pricing, cost, profitability and capital expenditure to enable the best business decisions.  Provide recommendations through an analytical, fact-based approach. 


  • Monitor and analyze profitability by class of business and product with a deep understanding of price/mix and cost impacts.


  • Drive continuous improvement initiatives and participate in projects related to finance processes and systems


  • Support the development of finance talent for the finance organization, including the utilization of a strong performance management process that aligns individual objectives with business metrics and connects performance against those objectives.


Required Experience

  • 2-3 years accounting experience in finance department of a large company or accountancy firm
  • Background in financial reporting & forecasting, knowledge of financial systems preferred (SAP/Hyperion) but not critical
  • Experience working in a project-based environment is an asset



  • Bachelor’s degree in business administration focusing on finance/controlling


Skills & Qualifications


  • Excellent analytical skills, result driven and accurate
  • Demonstrate business acumen
  • Demonstrated communication skills
  • Excellent ability to communicate effectively and develop strong working relationships
  • Enable team work and involvement
  • Leads and develops team and self
  • Fluency in English



Goodyear is one of the world’s largest tire companies. It employs about 65,000 people and manufactures its products in 47 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

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