Corning is one of the world’s leading innovators in materials science. For more than 160 years, Corning has applied its unparalleled expertise in specialty glass, ceramics, and optical physics to develop products that have created new industries and transformed people’s lives.
Corning succeeds through sustained investment in R&D, a unique combination of material and process innovation, and close collaboration with customers to solve tough technology challenges.
Scope of Position:
This position requires someone with a strong understanding of financial statements, capital budgeting, financial modeling, and data mining. Analytical aptitude for understanding, planning, diagnosing, and executing financial plans/problems/opportunities is required. Candidates should possess firm understanding of commercial finance, consolidations, cost accounting, transfer pricing, and intercompany impacts. Strong analytic skills and a solid understanding of general accounting and finance principles combined with an attention to detail capability are required. Candidate will be responsible for leading Corporate or Division monthly, quarterly, and annual financial planning processes. Responsibilities include developing financial modeling, assessing financial plans, proactively addressing financial challenges. Candidate will be a key finance business partner and/ or subject matter expert to lead various levels of management partners to maximize financial profitability and link strategies to financial results in various planning scenarios.
Other Responsibilities Include the Following:
Serving as a bridge between corporate and division finance to ensure clear communication of financial plans / forecasts / results.
Interface with Corning businesses to highlight key issues driving financial performance.
Partner with regional financial leaders and/or plant controllers to lead and train their planning of metrics, variance analysis
Leads components of the assessment and execution of financial planning and analysis activities to identify risks and opportunities to Corning's financial objectives (consolidated reporting of P&L, Balance Sheet and Cash Flow for monthly closings, Performance Reviews, BOD, Opcom, and other Senior Management events/reviews.)
Monthly financial reporting and ad hoc analysis.
Solid understanding and application of discounted cash flow concepts and principles.
Review calculations and reports prepared by the financial analyst, and accounting departments to ensure financial information has been represented accurately.
Drive working capital and key balance sheet accounts (PP&E) and engage in balance sheet planning to maximize ROIC, minimize working capital, drive metrics (eg. DOS, DSO, DPP)
Develops criteria for evaluating current processes for analysis, forecasting, budget, data collection, and other financial activities
Recruit and develop talent for future growth
Apply on the Website: corningjobs.corning.com, position number 32828
Bachelor of Science or equivalent technical degree
CPA or MBA in Accounting, Economics, or Finance preferred.
Extensive experience building and maintaining internal and external business partnerships; continues to develop and leverage key relationships in order to understand the needs and objectives of stakeholders
Experience modeling and performing predictive analytics to review complex financial and operational analysis and scenarios, creates and implements process improvements
Strong Microsoft Office computer skills (excellence in using excel is expected).
Experience supporting and advising assigned area(s) on risk and opportunity considerations, leveraging analytical techniques as well as knowledge of outside trends and events
Experience setting strategy for process improvement initiatives and developing procedures for implementation
Experience managing and resolving high-risk issues to ensure completeness and efficiency
Experience providing analytical support and preliminary insights based on data for M&A transactions and processes
Experience presenting to and engaging business leadership, facilitating critical decision-making
Experience synthesizing critical information into a clear business case narrative and facilitating presentation material preparation
Business interfacing skills; effective in cross functional teamwork.
SAP, Peoplesoft, Khalix skill would be preferred
Understands key business drivers.
Ambitious, self-starter and aspires to grow professionally.
Ability to work and communicate with individuals at all levels to accomplish objectives.
Ability to lead projects and participate on cross functional projects.
Ability to manage through ambiguity and perform in a fast paced environment.
Hours of Work/Work Schedule/Flex-Time:
40+ per week
We prohibit discrimination on the basis of race, color, gender, age, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, or veteran status or any other legally protected status.
Employer will assist with relocation costs.
Internal Number: 32828
About Corning Incorporated
Are you interested in life changing innovation? As with Thomas Edison, we have a history of working with the world’s greatest innovators. We solve our customers’ most complex problems that others can’t or won’t. Collaboration, Innovative Spirit and Career Development are just a few of the reasons world class professionals choose Corning Incorporated for a career.
Corning is the world leader in specialty glass and ceramics, creating and manufacturing keystone components that enable high-technology systems.
Corning’s 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.
Sales: $10 Billion
Fortune Rank: 298