The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company Senior IT Internal Controls Auditor in Akron, Ohio

Location: Akron, OH (New Global Headquarter Building)

Sponsorship Available: No

Relocation Assistance Available: No

Position Description:

The Senior IT Internal Controls Analyst will serve as a key member of the global Internal Controls Team. This role will be responsible for supporting key activities and initiatives related to the development, maintenance, and improvement of IT internal controls on a global basis

Principal Responsibilities:

  • Review, analyze, and evaluate control descriptions, process narratives and testing strategies for reasonableness and accuracy. Make recommendations to management and implement updates to documentation.

  • Perform proper planning to execute the assigned testing by established deadlines with minimal supervision. Be able to prioritize assignments, apply sample size guidelines appropriately and provide constant and clear feedback to management and the process owners.

  • Perform detail testing of various Goodyear IT systems simultaneously including foreign locations with minimal supervision. Possible applications to test include AS/400, UNIX, Oracle, SAP and legacy Goodyear applications. Perform detail testing of various business controls simultaneously including SODs, restricted access, interfaces and reports. Able to review testing in detail and provide clear comments to ensure testing meeting quality standards.

  • Assist with and lead the determination and design of the testing of ITAC and ITGC. Be a liaison between the IT Internal Controls group and IT, Internal Audit, External Audit and Goodyear management relative to IT Application Control (ITAC) and IT General Control (ITGC) matters

  • Responsible for ensuring the integration of ITAC and ITGC for Goodyear's business processes relative to SOX. Lead the continuing monitoring of the company's segregation of duties (SOD) matters and provide global guidance to the primarily responsible business owners in issues involving SOD

Required Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Information Systems, Accounting, or another equivalent IT or business-related field.

  • A minimum of 3 years’ experience in Auditing, IT, or other relevant business experience.

  • A minimum of 2 years’ Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX) compliance or equivalent internal controls experience is preferred.

  • Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA) certification desired.

  • Experience working with SAP is desired; SAP configuration and SAP security preferred.

Personal Skills/Attributes/and Qualifications:

Knowledge of SOX compliance preferred; IT and/or business internal controls preferred; SAP, AS/400, UNIX and Oracle preferred. Good communication skills particularly in a matrix organization. Problem solving and decision-making skills. Thorough, diligent and detail oriented documentation skills. Ability to analyze and grasp a situation quickly from different perspective and create well-reasoned solutions. Ability to develop and maintain effective working relationship at all levels (e.g. Country Controllers, Corporate Internal Controls team, Business process owners).


Goodyear is one of the world’s largest tire companies. It employs about 65,000 people and manufactures its products in 48 facilities in 22 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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