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Accounting Manager BENE M/F


Kontich, VAN, BE

Company:  Goodyear

Location:    Kontich, Belgium
Goodyear Talent Acquisition Representative:   Yakoubi Fatima


Start something great today. Go Goodyear.

Primary Purpose of the Position:

Manage accounting department BeNe - responsible for monthly closing, (corporate) tax reporting and compliance, and statutory audits.


Principle Duties and Responsibilities:

  • First point of contact with the Shared Service Center in Bucharest:

- Maintain close relationship with RBS team
- Facilitate issue resolution with local departments (marketing, FOS, HR, ...)

  • Month end reporting:

- Ensure that the Controlling department produces the month end financial information to a high standard in accordance with required reporting legislations and within the corporate deadlines
- Perform review of the draft result to ensure accuracy and reliability of the monthly/quarterly/annual reported results
- Ensure the accuracy and reporting of all manual adjustments to the month end results
- Manage account reconciliation process (Preparation & Review) to ensure strong supporting evidence is maintained for all Balance Sheet account balances
- For each quarter close and year end provide the additional information required by Corporate Accounting for the completion of the 10Q and 10K returns (GY Global reporting related activities)
- Provide analytical review and explanations together with result walkthroughs (Transmission reviews - Income statement and Balance sheet & Balance sheet reviews)

  • Tax:

- Provide local tax expertise (focus on corporate tax)
- Prepare tax accounting & reporting for Belgium and Netherlands in US GAAP and statutory books
- Prepare / review Corporate Income Tax declaration in Belgium and Netherlands  
- Responsible for Cash tax forecasting for Belgium and Netherlands
- First Point of contact for the tax auditors in a tax audit in Belgium and Netherlands                                                                                                              

- Ensure local transfer pricing requirements are met in Belgium and Netherlands


  • 5+ years accounting experience in international environment


Knowledge & Skills:

  • Technical accounting skills
  • Tax and VAT knowledge
  • Knowledge of Belgian, Dutch and US GAAP is preferred
  • Demonstrates ethical and moral behavior, unquestionable integrity and character
  • Communication skills (English required, Dutch/Flemish or French would be a bonus)
  • Computer literate (Microsoft Office, SAP)





Goodyear is one of the world’s largest tire companies. It employs about 72,000 people and manufactures its products in 55 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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