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Finance Manager Consumer DACH (all genders welcome)

Date:  Jul 20, 2021

Hanau, HE, DE

Company:  Goodyear

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Finance Manager Consumer DACH (all genders welcome)


Reporting directly to the Finance Director Europe Central, this position is a finance leadership position in the country setting direction & implementing a strong financial strategy for a long-term profitable growth of the local Consumer Business Unit. Typically, this position manages the entire Consumer Business Unit DACH portfolio of accounts/business from finance perspective and help drive strategic decisions related to the most complex risk assessment decisions. Financial planning and analysis (FP&A) is a set of four activities that supports an organization's financial health: planning and budgeting, integrated financial planning, management and performance reporting, and forecasting and modeling.


Your tasks & responsibilities:

  • Provide direction and guidance to local business leaders of the Consumer Business Units in order to support the deployment of the pre-defined strategy and to achieve the annual objectives. 
  • Lead & coordinate the preparation of 18 months rolling forecasts, along with 5-year business plan in close coordination with all local functions and EMEA stakeholders.
  • Conduct Ad-hoc profitability analysis and other studies/financial modelling as per business needs.
  • Lead investments analysis and create cost awareness on Management level.
  • Identify cost savings or revenue enhancement opportunities to meet country targets.
  • Ensure compliance with financial processes as well as adherence to established corporate policies, internal controls and statutory requirements.
  • Liase with local controller and auditors to ensure resolution of any audit finding or material SOX weaknesses in due time in area of responsibility.
  • Manage a team of 5 Finance Business Partners with a focus on their technical competences development and ability to anticipate and interpret business requirements.
  • Support the development of local talents within the local Consumer FP&A organization, including recruiting, career planning, and the utilization of a strong performance management process that aligns individual objectives with business metrics. 


Your profile:

  • At least 6-8 years background in various Finance roles with increasing responsibilities; business experience working for a manufacturing company is a plus. 
  • Experienced in Finance business partnering and a demonstrated understanding of sales and marketing operations.
  • Ability to lead teams through processes and projects improvements and also experienced in building a highly performing Finance team.
  • Very strong analytical and problem solving skills required: 
    • Demonstrate a high level of understanding of all key aspects of Business Operations. Strong business acumen.
    • Able to analyze and grasp a situation quickly from different perspectives and create well-reasoned solutions. 
    • Demonstrate a high level of understanding of how key decisions impact the business and forecasted operating results/cash flows.
  • Highly effective communications skills:
    • Ability to drive process change and continuous improvement from within and outside of finance functions. 
    • Able to interface seamlessly with the PBU leadership and to properly communicate at all levels of the organization.
  • Fluent in German and English is a must.

Apply now with your salary expectations and earliest possible start date.


Goodyear is one of the world's largest tire companies. It employs about 72,000 people and manufactures its products in 54 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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