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ANZ Group Financial Controller

Date:  Apr 22, 2021

Richmond, VIC, AU

Company:  Goodyear

Goodyear. More Driven.


As the Group Financial Controller- ANZ for Goodyear & Dunlop Tyres, you will be responsible for ensuring we provide accurate and reliable strategic financial information, advice and data analysis, budgeting, forecasting, and management reporting to both internal and external stakeholders. 


About You


The ideal candidate will have a tertiary qualification and proven experience in a similar role within a large, dynamic business.  Demonstrated technical skills in areas of accounting principles and numeracy is essential as is experience in financial and KPI reporting along with ability to lead and manage complex processes with interdependencies and multiple stakeholder groups, and ability to engage with and influence senior stakeholders.  You will be comfortable to challenge the status quo with a solution focused mind, and critically bring a level of humility to your natural approach.


About the role


With 6 direct reports, the primary focus of this role is to ensure the integrity and accuracy of financial reporting in compliance with Goodyear accounting policies. This position is also responsible for proactively partnering with the Leadership Team and FPA team to ensure the Country and SBU finance goals and objectives are achieved. This includes providing analytical support, strategic financial insight and perspective and commercially focused mindset.  


Key responsibilities will include but not limited to:


  • Provide financial reporting and tax services and ensure solid business control and compliance environment for all GDT operations in Australia and New Zealand, including Total Tyre (subsidiary) business.       
  • Maintain accounting records, external and internal financial reporting in Australia and US GAAP.  Compliance with Australian accounting and tax legislation and also USA Sarbanes – Oxley regulations.       
  • Establish visibility and presence within the organization to communicate strong tone at the top relative to the internal control environment. This includes providing periodic training to non-finance managers in the organization.
  • Provide leadership/strategic role in supporting country financial performance (EBIT and Free Cash Flow) including driving continuous improvement initiatives related to finance processes and systems to ensure sufficient support to the business operation to achieve financial objectives and participating on the preparation of Annual Operating Plan (AOP) within the finance team.       


What’s on offer


At Goodyear, we embrace the diversity of our workforce and value the contribution of our associates. We strive to provide associates with a safe work environment, the resources they need to do their jobs and ample opportunities for personal and professional growth. These objectives, coupled with competitive compensation and benefits, allow us to foster an environment where associates can work to achieve their full potential and contribute to the company's success.



All final applicants for this position will be asked to consent to a criminal record check. Please note that people with criminal records are not automatically barred from applying for this position. Each application will be considered on its merits.


Please note, due to the number of applicants only successful applicants will be contacted.


Goodyear is one of the world’s largest tyre companies. It employs about 63,000 people and manufactures its products in 47 facilities in 21 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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