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Plant Controller, CLS Monterrey

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Date: Mar 23, 2021

Location: Monterrey, NLE, MX, 66480

Company: Corning

Requisition Number: 44663


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.

As a leading developer, manufacturer, and global supplier of scientific laboratory products for 100 years, Corning’s Life Sciences segment collaborates with researchers seeking new approaches to increase efficiencies, reduce costs and compress timelines in the drug discovery process. Using unique expertise in the fields of materials science, surface science, optics, biochemistry and biology, the segment provides innovative solutions that improve productivity and enable breakthrough discoveries.

Job Title: Plant Controller - Monterrey
Job Band: C
Location: Monterrey, Mexico

Scope of Position:
• Provide financial leadership for the Monterrey Plant, as well as, the plant finance department in meeting all financial and managerial accounting requirements. General Responsibilities: • Lead the finance function for the Plant and be a key member and decision maker of the management staff and report on key plant operational and accounting metrics (recurring and ad-hoc). • Manage and influence resources to ensure timely and accurate completion of accounting activities, including fixed asset management, inventory valuation, product costing, period closing & reporting, budgeting/forecasting, and overall asset and liability control. • 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 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. • Experience resolving compliance and reporting issues, providing recommendations to improve processes and guidance to junior colleagues • Other functions and projects as assigned in support of plant, company operations, and business objectives.

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: • 5 - 7 years of relevant experience

Required Skills: • Knowledge of financial and management accounting • 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


Pay Grade: Grade C