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Controlling Business Partner - Retail

Date: Feb 19, 2021

Location: Richmond, VIC, AU

Company: Goodyear

Goodyear. More Driven.


Reporting to the Group Financial Controller- ANZ you will be a key member of the Finance team with responsibility for ensuring timely, accurate, relevant & value-adding accounting & financial information to all Retail stakeholders, so as to ensure that informed business decisions can be made & the assets of the business controlled effectively across the retail business in Australia and New Zealand.


 Your key responsibilities will include:

  • Ensure accuracy of the General Ledger and Profit and Loss accounts for Retail related cost centers.
  •  Review all the Retail Balance sheet reconciliation from GRBS Retail Accountant and GRBS Retail Banking Officer by due date ensuring accurate retail sales reporting.
  • Business partner with cross functions to provide accounting support and guidance. Work closely with FP&A team too, to assist with EG1/Forecast/AOP preparations.
  • Prepare Retail Incentive models, accruals and payments. Monitor Retail month end close P&L and Balance Sheet estimates and any other projection or forecast required for the Retail Business.


Required Experience & Education:

  • Minimum 5 Years accounting experience.
  • Demonstrated management exposure, particular over GL enquiry and group reporting / consolidation processes
  • Excellent stakeholder management skills
  • A proven track record of achieving measurable business objectives
  • Formal accounting qualifications


Furthermore, you will possess the following skills & knowledge:

  • Strong understanding of business processes and their linkage with financial planning
  • Strong communication skills, with the ability to engage and influence senior management
  • Excellent analytical, report writing and presentation skills
  • Microsoft Office - Excel to advanced level and Word, PowerPoint to intermediate level
  • SAP, and TM1 experience is preferred but not essential


You will be rewarded with:

  • A varied & challenging role
  • The opportunity to join a rapidly changing business and influence change
  • Attractive salary with a global company that provides opportunity for growth


Goodyear is one of the world’s largest tyre companies. It employs about 62,000 people and manufactures its products in 46 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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