Location: Akron, OH
Sponsorship Available: No
Relocation Assistance Available: No
About the Position
The Accounting Supervisor will work, along with their team, on General Accounting / Internal Controls, the month-end close responsibilities and quarter-end consolidated financial accounting and reporting activities to ensure compliance with all external and internal requirements in support of the Plants for the Americas. This individual will also work with other internal departments within Goodyear including Supply Chain, Finance, and Operations. This position will also be responsible for managing 5 Direct Reports, including Performance Management team development and mentoring.
Prepare and post monthly journal entries. Reconcile various balance sheet accounts monthly.
Provide supervision for and review of, selected account reconciliations and journal entries monthly. Coordinate financial statement closing activities monitoring and communication of closing status, troubleshooting issues, performance of internal controls over financial statement close process
Manage segregation of duties and restricted access process. Prepare various monthly reports for internal consolidated reporting package.
Utilize US/Local GAAP and assist in applying US/Local GAAP to transactions that are accounted for and reviewed by the department. Prepare complex financial statements and/or complex footnotes for the department's quarterly SEC filings (10-Q and 10-K) and provide support to internal/external auditors.
Support quarterly earnings call materials. Coordination with Investor Relations, Treasury, FP&A.
Work with internal/external auditors to provide necessary requests for quarter-end reviews and year-end audit. Work with other departments on accounting matters and serve as a source of information relative to such matters. Participate in meetings and advise on the financial implications of matters under discussion.
Perform various ad hoc analyses to support Goodyear's business operations as necessary.
Required Education and Experience
Undergraduate degree in accounting or finance
CPA and/or an MBA or advanced degree in accounting is desired
A minimum of 5 years of accounting and/or finance experience.
Proficient with Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint. Working knowledge of SAP and Hyperion preferred.
Strong analytical and organizational skills, able to understand complex data and issues with demonstrated ability to think outside the box. Experience with interpretation and application of current U.S. generally accepted accounting standards.
Desired Skills and Abilities
Able to analyze and grasp a situation quickly from different perspectives and create well-reasoned solutions. People management skills, including excellent written and oral communication, a proven ability to work in a team environment as well as independently with minimal direction and interact confidently with leadership team.
Demonstrates ethical and moral behavior; unquestionable integrity and character. Ability to support accounting decisions with logical evidence and persuasively present position and respective journal entries.
Goodyear is one of the world's largest tire companies. It employs about 64,000 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 www.goodyear.com/corporate.
Nearest Major Market: Akron
Nearest Secondary Market: Cleveland
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The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company