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Senior Accounting Manager


Singapore, 01, SG

Company:  Goodyear

Goodyear. More Driven.



Job Responsibilities:

  • Maintain a robust system of internal controls including compliance with US Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX) regulations. Ensure that identified control and internal audit gaps are remediated on a timely basis. Deliver a strong tone at the top relative to the control environment. Manage/participate in the quarterly letter of representation and SOX certification processes. Ensure appropriate assurance procedures are completed and communicated to the business leadership team. Provide training to non-finance managers in the organization on representation letters and SOX processes
  • Ensure accurate and timely financial accounting and reporting monthly, which is strengthened by ensuring all balance sheet accounts are properly and timely reconciled following the Company’s accounting policies
  • Ensure full compliance with Singapore FRS and US GAAP. Supervise the preparation and transmission of various reports to meet the requirement of local management, region, corporate, auditors, tax and other compliance authorities, etc.
  • Preparation of GST statutory financial statements
  • Support Regional Functions: Provide accounting support to the regional team (including accounting for regional projects) that is based in Singapore
  • Accounts Receivables / Payables: Ensure all invoices and intercompany transactions are processed accurately and on time. Maintain a proper system of controls related to accounts receivable / accounts payable including segregation of duties and vendor master maintenance
  • Master Data Maintenance: Ensure all locations price master maintenance and updates in SAP are properly completed and inventory standard cost updates are accurately and timely processed
  • Other Areas: Drive continuous improvement initiatives related to financial processes and systems. Participate in the preparation of the Annual Operating Plan (AOP) within the finance team particularly as it relates to Regional Service Charges.
  • Lead or support local, regional, and corporate projects and initiatives as needed 
  • Develop a high-performance culture within the controllership organization to ensure a clear career path for High Potential and Succession Planning for all direct reports


Job Requirements:

  • An undergraduate/post-graduate degree with a concentration in accounting, finance, and/or economics is required
  • Minimum of 10-12 years in corporate accounting in a management position preferably in multi-national organizations including experience with US GAAP. Previous Finance Controller experience. Public accounting/auditing. 
  • Success in developing talent for the organization as evidenced by advancement and success of team members. 
  • Change management and continuous improvement experience
  • Ability to interact well with others including Goodyear associates, external advisors, and government auditors. 
  • Excellent English verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong accounting and financial acumen with attention to detail while being able to see the bigger business picture
  • Technically expert and confident. Highest level of commitment and integrity. Strong ability to work under pressure. 
  • Able to analyze and grasp a situation quickly from different perspectives and create well-reasoned solutions. Innately comfortable with complexity and ambiguity
  • Computer literate in Excel, Word, and PowerPoint 
  • Knowledge of SAP is a requirement
  • Some travel to Vietnam, if needed



Goodyear is one of the world’s largest tire companies. It employs about 72,000 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


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