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Houston, TX, US

Company:  Goodyear

Location: Houston, TX (Hybrid)
Sponsorship Available: No 
Relocation Assistance Available: No 

Goodyear. More Driven.





Position Description:

Functioning as an Accountant for our Houston Chemical Plant, you will provide general Accounting tasks in support of our plant.  Following accounting principles, government regulations and company practice and policy, you will  be responsible for various closings, reconciliations, accounting, consolidation, and reporting activities. In addition, the Accountant will be responsible for other cross department responsibilities and department projects.


Principal Responsibilities:

  • Perform accounting processes which includes but not limited to monthly, quarterly and annual financial statement close procedures, review account reconciliations, functional analysis (including but not limited to P&L, balance sheet and various accounts), establishing judgmental reserve balances in accordance with predefined deadlines
  • Partner with various departments throughout Goodyear to implement effective Accounting practices and procedures. 
  • Demonstrates knowledge of a broad set of accounting principles and techniques (e.g. IAS, US GAAP, etc.). Works with financial transactions and related documentation within the organization. Participates in accounting practices of classifying and recording financial data. Utilize US GAAP & assist in applying US GAAP to transactions that are accounted for and reviewed. 
  • Follows regulations for entering and reporting the Accounting / financial content in major accounting systems. 
  • Assist with any special projects/assignments as applicable.

Required Experience and Education:

  • Undergraduate Degree in accounting or finance.
  • 3 or more years of accounting and / or financial analysis experience
  • Experience working in an environment requiring analytical response to a variety of business issues.

Personal Skills/Attributes/and Qualifications:

  • Demonstrates strong analytical abilities and a thorough understanding of GAAP.
  • Ability to interpret and apply current US GAAP, accounting for complex transactions and internal controls in compliance with SOX.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Excel.
  • Highly organized with the ability to manage concurrent deadlines and multiple priorities.
  • Ability to communicate to present information.




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

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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Nearest Major Market: Houston

Job Segment: Accounting, QA, Quality Assurance, Finance, Quality, Technology

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