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Senior Specialist Direct Tax COE EMEA


GY Operations Romania SRL_Buch, B, RO

Company:  Goodyear


Location: Bucharest, Romania   

Working Arrangement: Hybrid

Sponsorship Available:  No
Relocation Assistance Available: No 


The Opportunity

Reporting to the Manager Direct Tax COE EMEA, the Senior Specialist Direct Tax COE EMEA will be part of the Direct Tax Center of Excellence and will support the Akron and EMEA tax department on US GAAP tax accounting /US tax. The Senior Specialist Direct Tax COE EMEA will support the Manager Direct Tax COE EMEA on deferred tax accounting, provision to return, monthly tax accounting/ETR files, Quarterly FIN48 questionnaires, follow up on income tax legislation changes, cash tax forecasting (AOP), completion of US tax questionnaires, Pillar 2 filings, withholding tax formalities. The Senior Specialist Direct Tax COE EMEA will assist on technical matters in CIT returns and review tax provision and disclosures in statutory accounts. The position handles (complex) compliance tasks as well as communications with all stakeholders and provides information to various tax authorities on its own. The position interacts internally with various departments and externally with auditors, tax auditors and tax advisors.       

Main Duties and Responsibilities


  • Assist on deferred tax accounting including TX 700/701 (annual reporting on deferred tax), preparation of provision to return (adjustment of tax provision in SAP to the filed corporate income tax return), preparation/review of  monthly tax accounting / ETR file (simplification), preparation of Quarterly FIN48 questionnaires / follow up on income tax legislation changes, preparation of cash tax forecasting, completion of US tax questionnaires, preparation of Pillar 2 filings, preparation of withholding tax formalities (interest, dividends, interco payments)
  • Assist on technical matters in corporate income tax returns. Review the tax provision and disclosures in the statutory accounts.
  • Autonomously handles (complex) compliance tasks and handles communications with all stakeholders and provides information to various tax authorities on its own.
  • Monitor legislative changes impacting the jurisdictions in scope as well as US GAAP income tax developments. The position is responsible to identify potential impacts and communicate across a wide range of stakeholders.

To Join Our Team, You Will Need



  • A university degree in accounting (tax)
  • ACCA student or member, ADIT or member of the Romanian Chamber of Fiscal Consultants



  • Minimum of 5 years of progressively more responsible tax experience. 
  • Big four and/or US multinational company experience and experience in US GAAP deferred tax accounting a plus.
  • Track record of achieving measurable tax objectives.
  • Knowledge of US GAAP (ASC74), local GAAP and local tax legislation from other EMEA jurisdictions in scope.
  • Strong IT and research skills and ability to manage multiple tasks.
  • Experience with SAP preferred.


Knowledge and skills:


  • Good English knowledge. Other European languages would be a plus (German, French or Italian).     
  • Demonstrates ethical and moral behavior, unquestionable integrity and character.           
  • Good business and numerical sense.
  • Ability to prioritize tasks and organize independently. 
  • Self-starter and a positive "can do" attitude.
  • Very structured and easy communication style and team spirit.
  • Strong analytical skills, Critical mindset.   
  • Stress resistance considering changing circumstances and unexpected events.



If You Join Us, You Will Enjoy


  • Competitive salary package
  • Free private medical services
  • Life Insurance
  • Flexible benefits from your favorite brands available on flexible benefits portal
  • Easter bonus
  • Christmas bonus
  • 25 vacation days/year
  • Referral bonuses for new hires recommended by you
  • WFH & Flexible Working Hours
  • Discount price to purchase Goodyear tires
  • Sponsorship for ACCA certification
  • Free access to the Bookster library
  • Discount on products and services through agreed partnerships.


Goodyear is one of the world's largest tire companies. It employs about 71,000 people and manufactures its products in 55 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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