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Senior Accountant


Houston, TX, US

Company:  Goodyear

Location:  Houston, TX (Hybrid onsite 3 days a week)
NO Sponsorship or Relocation Available

Goodyear. More Driven.





Position Description:

As Senior Accountant for Goodyear’s Houston Chemical plant, you will work in support of General Accounting tasks including: month-end close responsibilities, quarter-end consolidation, and financial accounting and reporting activities to ensure compliance with all requirements in support of Plant Accounting. In addition, you will provide budget and cost analysis for the plant team by working with the chemical business units in various departments to communicate and interpret financial results and provide reporting.


Principal Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for overseeing daily cost accounting activities, month-end closing processes, and monthly reporting. Additional duties include conducting cost management analysis, budgeting, conducting fixed asset reviews, and managing inventory.
  • Analyze, interpret, and communicate financial results to various groups within Goodyear including management. Assist in developing solutions for problems identified.
  • Provide supervision and support for one direct report on the accounting team.
  • Develop and enhance internal control procedures. Assist with any special projects/assignments as applicable. 

Required Experience and Education:

  • Undergraduate Degree in Accounting, Finance, or related discipline
  • 5 or more years of accounting with cost analysis experience desired.
  • Experience working in an environment requiring analytical response to a variety of business issues.


Desired Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

  • Ability to interpret and apply current US GAAP, accounting for complex transactions and internal controls in compliance with SOX.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Excel, Word, PowerPoint, and SAP (desired)
  • CPA and/or MBA or advanced Degree desired
  • Highly organized and ability to manage concurrent deadlines and multiple priorities.
  • Quick and agile learning abilities, situational adaptability, change management, and resourcefulness.
  • Ability to communicate to present information, both verbally and written effectively with all levels of the organization






Goodyear is one of the world’s largest tire companies. It employs about 74,000 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

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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