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Employer: Goodyear Dunlop Tires Operations
  • Accounting - Finance
  • Job type: full-time
    Job level: 1 - 5 years of experience
  • Updated at: 29.04.2018
    Short company description

    Founded in 1898, The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company manufactures its products in 48 facilities in 21 countries, and has one of the most recognizable brand names in the world. Its global headquarters is in Akron, Ohio, USA.

    In Romania, Goodyear Dunlop is present since 1999 and it is represented by two different legal entities, Goodyear Dunlop Tires (Sales Office) and Goodyear Dunlop Tires Operations.

    Goodyear Dunlop Tires Operations Romania is the Global Business Services Center of Goodyear Dunlop EMEA. The GBS Center in Bucharest started back in July 2011. The core mission of the Center has always been to provide internal customer satisfaction with the shared responsibility of delivery - Driving performance as ONE TEAM.


    Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or Diploma holder who is currently pursuing professional qualifications;
    Previous VAT advice and compliance experience in a multinational company/advisory firm;
    2-4 years’ experience in Romanian VAT reporting and advice;
    Previous experience with ERP system;
    Experience with EU VAT;
    Strong communication skills;
    Competency with computer systems: database, spreadsheet, ERP-based financial system (SAP preferred);
    Ability to comprehend and communicate financial information to various audiences;
    Strong Microsoft Excel and Word skills;
    Demonstrate high reliability and self-motivation;
    Drive accountability and results;
    Fluent in English, spoken and written;
    Analysis skills.


    Communication with our external provider, as well as with AP, AR and Business departments.
    Review of VAT related entries and provide support to our external services provider in relation to VAT data required for returns preparation;
    Review of VAT returns/ECSL/ECPL (and other relevant filings) prepared by the external partner and verify the questioned transactions. Ensure compliance with EU and local tax laws and regulations.
    Review of the Intrastat declarations for several several GY entities in Europe;
    Providing consulting advice to Business departments and handling fiscal reports;
    Consolidating own VAT expertise by being involved in complex consultancy projects, including contract analysis from VAT perspectives;
    Take ownership of the content and maintenance of tax relevant setups in SAP (tax codes, VAT settings) in response to Goodyear and Indirect tax changes ;
    Being involved in trainings and presentations to junior staff and to AP and AR departments;
    Coaching and evaluating junior staff.