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Plant Controller

Company Name:
Corning
Company Overview:
Corning is the world leader in specialty glass and ceramics. We create and make keystone components that enable high-technology systems for consumer electronics, mobile emissions control, telecommunications and life sciences. Corning succeeds through sustained investment in R&D, over 150 years of materials science and process engineering knowledge, and a distinctive collaborative culture.
Our products include glass substrates for LCD flat panel televisions, computer monitors and laptops; ceramic substrates and filters for mobile emission control systems; optical fiber, cable, hardware & equipment for telephone and internet communication networks; optical biosensors for drug discovery; and other advanced optics and specialty glass solutions for a number of industries including semiconductor, aerospace, defense, astronomy and metrology.
The global Finance Function acts as a proactive business partner, advising and making recommendations based upon financial projections and historical performance. Finance also provides financial expertise companywide and ensures accurate and efficient transaction processing.
To know more about Corning, please visit us at www.corning.com
Scope of Position:
Provide financial leadership for the Erwin Diesel Plant (DN), as well as, the plant finance department in meeting all financial and managerial accounting requirements. The DN plant is in the Corning Environmental Division and manufactures pollution abatement products for the Heavy Duty Diesel market.
Day to Day Responsibilities:
Lead the finance function for the Erwin Diesel Plant (DN), and be a key member and decision maker of the management staff.
Proactively utilize business partnership skills to move the plant to better cost understanding and higher profitability.
Analyze and report on key plant operational and accounting metrics. Present plant financial performance in various forums as required.
Supervise the department to ensure timely and accurate completion of DN accounting activities, including fixed asset management, inventory valuation, product costing, period reporting, budgeting, and overall asset and liability control.
Ensure appropriate support of CETs divisional requirements and Corning Finance functions.
Ensure a strong internal control environment. Comply with GAAP and Corning accounting policies. Maintain documentation in compliance with Sarbanes-Oxley Section 404.
Other functions and projects as assigned in support of plant and company operations.
Travel Requirements:
Minimal
Hours of work/work schedule/flex-time:
Generally Mon - Fri, 40 -hour work week, additional hours as needed
Required Education:
Bachelor's degree in Accounting or Business Administration
Required Years and Area of Experience:
7 -10 years of relevant experience
Required Skills:
Knowledge of financial and management accounting
Excellent communication and presentation skills
Ability to be comfortable interacting and communicating with all aspects of the business, including plant staff and senior managers.
Sound cross functional skills
Strong computer skills
Supervisory experience
Ability to act under pressure in fast-paced environment
Soft Skills:
Team player
Business partner
Ability to act on initiative
Customer focused
Ability to embrace change

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