Accounting Manager

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GREENVILLE, SC, United States of America
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Accounting Manager

Michelin is hiring!

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LOCATIONS: Michelin North America HQ



Accounting Manager

Job Description Summary

We are looking for an experienced Accounting Manager to join the team and take full ownership of our Financial Accounting team!

As the Accounting Manager, you will be responsible for managing the R2R team, implementing and maintaining accounting principles, practices, and procedures to ensure fairly stated accounting results, timely monthly closing, and related financial audit and reporting.

Not only will you be able to bring your breadth of experience to partner with the R2R and Finance managers to drive toward continuous improvement of the business as it operates today, but you will also collaborate with the Region Finance Controller to pursue long-term strategic initiatives and projects.

Our headquarters is in Greenville, SC, conveniently located within driving distance to east coast beaches, the Blue Ridge Mountains and large cities like Atlanta and Charlotte. The mild climate, charming downtown, and impressive culinary scene are just a few of the perks of living here.


Fairly stated financial accounting records:

  • Skilled at in-depth financial analysis and providing expert financial perspective and opinions.
  • Responds to inquiries from management, US and Canada, and Central Headquarters (France) regarding financial results, special reporting requests, and the like.
  • Supports communication with Business and Controlling for financial activities.
  • Collaborates with the other finance departments to support overall financial activities.
  • Responsible for understanding internal controls over the company’s accounting and financial procedures.
  • Direct the application of transforming IFRS/GAAP rules into local process are defined, validated, and updated following regulatory modifications and company activities evolutions.

Closing monthly of the financial accounting books:

  • Lead closing meetings for the region and central headquarters (France)
  • Ensure an accurate and timely monthly closing
  • Ensure the timely reporting of monthly financial information.
  • Provide guidance for consistent Financial Statement presentation across all AMN.

Financial external audits:

  • Lead the effort with Michelin’s external Auditors to ensure a clean and timely mid-year review and year end audit.
  • Ensuring the accounts and financial statement are certified by the legal auditors.

People Management

  • Manage the R2R team members
  • Work with each member to establish development action during each year and advise on the progress to enhance the professional development of staff.

The Successful Applicant

Bachelor's Degree in Accounting or equivalent finance degree

CPA preferred.

Shared services experience is a plus!

8+ years of experience in accounting.

Strong verbal and written communication skills.

Advanced Microsoft Excel skills.

ERP systems experience preferred – Oracle, JD Edwards, SAP, Concur, etc.


Inspire Motion for Life: Apply Today!

As the leading mobility company, we work with tires, around tires and beyond tires to enable Motion for Life. Dedicated to enhancing our clients’ mobility and sustainability, Michelin designs and distributes the most suitable tires, services and solutions for our customers’ needs. Michelin provides digital services, maps and guides to help enrich trips and travels and make them unique experiences. Bringing our expertise to new markets, we invest in high-technology materials, 3D printing and hydrogen, to serve a wide a variety of industries—from aerospace to biotech. Headquartered in Greenville, South Carolina, Michelin North America has approximately 23,000 employees and operates 34 production facilities in the United States and Canada.

MICHELIN® tires have been ranked the #1 Tire Brand across major categories and segments by industry experts and consumers alike. For nearly three decades we’ve been recognized for our achievements in Customer Satisfaction, Performance, Durability, Technology and Innovation.

Michelin cares for the personal and professional development of its employees. We support career advancement through various options, which include: skill and career development, training, career exploration and work with cross-functional teams. We offer the possibility of a varied and fulfilling career path in an environment where unique contributions are valued.

Michelin offers 10 Business Resource Groups (BRGs) which are all-inclusive groups created and led by employees who have shared life experiences across various diversity dimensions. Each group supports business strategies and initiatives along with meeting the needs of members. The goal of each group is to help employees feel welcome and included, support employee engagement and encourage professional development. BRGs also provide cross-cultural support, career management resources and opportunities for community involvement.

Michelin provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity, and sexual orientation), parental status, national origin, age, disability, genetic information (including family medical history), political affiliation, military service, or other non-merit-based factors. Consistent with these obligations, Michelin also provides reasonable accommodations to employees and applicants with disabilities and for sincerely held religious beliefs. If you need accommodation for any part of the employment process because of a disability, please contact us at

This position is not available for immigration sponsorship.

Get in the driver’s seat and be on your way to a meaningful professional journey!