Plant Controller

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Company Description:
Are you interested in Life Changing Innovation? As with Thomas Edison, we have a history of working with the worlds greatest innovators. We solve our customers most complex problems that others cant or wont. Collaboration, Innovative Spirit and Career Development are just a few of the reasons world class professionals choose Corning Incorporated for a career. We are headquartered in Corning - a vibrant city in Upstate, NY where residents enjoy the benefits of a rich arts and culture scene, one of the worlds fastest-growing wine regions and a family friendly area with affordable homes and quality education.
Corning is the world leader in specialty glass and ceramics, creating and manufacturing keystone components that enable high-technology systems.
Cornings history is filled with breakthrough technologies that have played an important role in the way the world works. We thrive on solving difficult, commercially relevant problems through an innovative and collaborative research and development process. Corning succeeds through sustained investment in R&D, more than 160 years of materials science and process engineering knowledge, and a distinctive collaborative culture.
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.
Day to Day Responsibilities:
Manages Finance processes and procedures for the plant ensuring accuracy, reliability and timeliness for Closings, Budgets, Forecasts, 5 year strategic planning.
Monitors plants financial records and statements to ensure timeliness, accuracy and consistency of reporting with GAAP, Sarbox, Statutory, and tax accounting requirements.
Provides ongoing Finance expertise and decision support to the plant management to enable the achievement of plant goals and objectives
Manages and allocates team resources for Finance activities and project work within the plant.
Projects involved with:
Serves on various plant, division and corporate project teams on ad-hoc basis. Providing financial analysis and internal control support to ensure compliance and decisions based on financial data.
Role within group:
Financial Lead within the facility; Key member and decision maker of the plant management staff
Travel Requirements: Minimal
Hours of work/work schedule/flex-time: 40+
Education & Experience:
Bachelor's degree in Accounting or Business Administration
5 - 10 years of relevant experience
Required Skills:
Knowledge of financial and management accounting, including systems, compliance and reporting requirements
CPA, CMA certification is a plus
Excellent communication and presentation skills
Adept at interacting and communicating with all aspects of the business, including plant staff and senior managers
Strong computer skills (Excel, PeopleSoft, Khalix)
Ability to act under pressure in fast-paced environment
Desired Skills:
Cost modeling
Inventory control and management
Manufacturing/Six Sigma background
Experience with Sarbanes Oxley
Soft Skills:
Team player
Self-motivated; ability to act on initiative
Customer focused
Business partner
Proven ability to embrace and drive change
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