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Finance Plant Controller, Reynosa

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Date: Apr 10, 2021

Location: Texas, TX, US

Company: Corning

Requisition Number: 44470


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:

Provide financial leadership for the Reynosa Plant, as well as, the plant finance department in meeting all financial and managerial accounting requirements.

General Responsibilities:

  • Lead the finance function for the Reynosa Plant, 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.
  • Manages delivery of internal and external financials for or on behalf of business units and works to ensure the integrity and completeness of all financial deliverables
  • Analyze and report on key plant operational and accounting metrics. Present plant financial performance in various forums as required.
  • Experience interpreting financial data and recommending alternative solutions and potential risks
  • Supervise the department to ensure timely and accurate completion of plant accounting activities, including fixed asset management, inventory valuation, product costing, period reporting, budgeting, and overall asset and liability control.
  • Ensure appropriate support of CLS’s divisional requirements and Corning Finance functions.
  • Ensure a strong internal control environment. Comply with US GAAP, Mexican Financial Information Standards, and Corning accounting policies. Maintain documentation in compliance with Sarbanes-Oxley Section 404 and ensure proper function & compliance with requirements of Reynosa business unit maquiladora structure.
  • Experience resolving compliance and reporting issues, providing recommendations to improve processes and guidance to junior colleagues
  • Experience partnering with business leaders to create business case for strategic capital investment within a facility
  • 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, Finance or Business Administration

Required Years and Area of Experience:

  • 7 -10 years of relevant experience

Required Skills:

  • Knowledge of financial and management accounting
  • Knowledge of maquiladora structure, function, and compliance
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills (both English and Spanish)
  • 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
  • Strong knowledge/experience with ERP systems (SAP, Khalix, People Soft)
  • 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
  • Problem solver

This position does not support immigration sponsorship.


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.


We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.