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Tupelo, MS, US

Company:  Goodyear

Requisition ID: 119694 
Sponsorship Available: No 
Relocation Assistance Available: No 

Goodyear. More Driven.





Position Description:

The Accountant for Goodyear's Tupelo, MS plant will provide clear, accurate information for managing and analyzing a segment of the business, in accordance with accounting principles, government regulations and company practice and policy. Responsible for various closing, accounting, consolidation and reporting activities and well as General Ledger activities is key.  Join our team at Goodyear which offers growth as well as a challenging work opportunity. 


Principal Responsibilities:

  • Perform financial reporting processes which includes but not limited to monthly, quarterly and annual financial statement close procedures, review account reconciliations, functional analysis (including but not limited to P&L, balance sheet and various accounts), establishing judgmental reserve balances in accordance with predefined deadlines.
  • Partner with various departments throughout Goodyear.
  • Demonstrates knowledge of a broad set of accounting principles and techniques (e.g. IAS, US GAAP, etc.). Participates in accounting practices of classifying and recording financial data. Utilize US GAAP and assist in applying US GAAP to transactions that are accounted for and reviewed. Exercise significant judgement when evaluating transactions.
  • Follows regulations for entering and reporting the financial content in major accounting systems. Records financial transactions accurately in internal and external books of accounts. Adheres to relevant compliance requirements for financial reporting.


Required Experience and Education:

  • Undergraduate Degree in accounting, finance, or other business field. 
  • 3 years of accounting and/or financial analysis experience.
  • Experience working in an environment requiring analytical response to a variety of business issues.


Personal Skills/Attributes/and Qualifications:

  • Demonstrates strong analytical abilities and a thorough understanding of GAAP.
  • CPA and/or MBA or other advanced Degree desired.
  • Ability to interpret and apply current US GAAP, accounting for complex transactions and internal controls in compliance with SOX.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Excel. SAP would be a plus.
  • Highly organized and ability to manage concurrent deadlines and multiple priorities.
  • 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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Nearest Major Market: Tupelo

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