Sumitomo Rubber USA manufactures and sells a wide range of automotive tires in the US and internationally. Located in Tonawanda, NY (a suburb of Buffalo) our growing workforce produces over 4 Million tires annually for a variety of applications such as passenger cars, trucks, buses and motorcycles.

The transition to Sumitomo Rubber USA brings exciting new opportunities for the Company's existing and prospective employees in Western New York. Sumitomo Rubber Industries, Ltd., whose Global Headquarters is located in Kobe, Japan, has a rich and successful history dating back to 1909. This trend is set to continue with the Company's formal entrance into North America through the former Goodyear Dunlop Tires North America, Ltd. facility, and through planned investments into the Company's infrastructure, manufacturing processes, and work force.

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Manager, Corporate Accounting
Title:Manager, Corporate Accounting
Job Grade:E07
Location :Tonawanda, NY

Manager, Corporate Accounting

Position Summary: Responsible for managing the corporate accounting function, including oversight of accounting practices (reporting, analysis, etc.) and personnel.

Reports to: Manager, Corporate Finance

Essential Functions/Duties:

  • Manage departmental activities to ensure accurate and timely accounting, financial and statistical reports, filings and data.

  • Analyze and review complex accounting and financial transactions for monthly internal and external reporting, providing recommendation through data to Executives.

  • Develop methods and criteria for measuring and summarizing data for complex analyses.

  • Maintain and review various system reconciliations between source systems and financial and operational reporting processes.

  • Lead and manage special projects that may necessitate cross-functional partnerships

  • Approves and oversees account reconciliations. Resolves reconciling items on a timely basis.

  • Oversees the preparation and submission of the monthly consolidation package for North America (4 entities).

  • Provides support to PWC (external tax service provider).

  • Manages and oversee the daily operations of the accounting department, including the work of staff accountants, advising staff regarding the handling of non-routine reporting transactions as needed.

  • Oversees timely preparation of “Prepared By Client” lists for External CPA firm.

  • Assists with Company’s JSOX program.

  • Responsible for the Company’s adherence to Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP).

  • Responsible for the Company’s adherence to International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS).

  • Evaluates, recommends and controls modifications to accounting systems, chart of accounts and other practices to meet the needs of SRUSA, Industry trends and accounting practices.

  • Works with financial and other functional managers to develop financial systems that will continuously improve the financial analysis and reporting for the organization.

  • Oversee the compilation and submission of necessary information as it relates to requests made by SRI Japan, external auditing firms and/or government agencies.

  • Conducts special accounting studies and cost analysis as requested.


Required Qualifications, Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Undergraduate degree in accounting, finance or other business field is required; CPA and/or an MBA or advanced degree is desirable.

  • Minimum 7 - 10 years of accounting and/or financial analysis experience.

  • 3-5 years of process and/or people Management experience strongly preferred.

  • Experience working for a national CPA firm is required.

  • Must be proficient in Microsoft Suite and SAP software, with advanced Excel skills.

  • Demonstrated coaching, interpersonal, and communication skills.

  • Demonstrated ability to manage multiple deadlines and priorities simultaneously.

  • Demonstrated knowledge of SOX and GAAP.


Sumitomo Rubber, USA offers a competitive compensation and benefits packages. If you are interested in this opportunity, please apply at


EOE M/F/Disabled/Veterans, Sumitomo Rubber, USA is an equal opportunity employer committed to workforce diversity.

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