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Finance Analyst, Internal Controls, COC

Date: Jul 30, 2019

Location: Charlotte, NC, US, 28105

Company: Corning

Requisition Number: 38250


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.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Ensure an effective internal control environment within Optical Communications Division (Corning’s largest Division) through:
    • Mnitoring controls
    • Caching/Advising/training
    • Testing cntrols
    • Managing and summarizing the certificatin process
    • Special prjects
  • Project Involvement:
    • Internal cntrol improvement projects
    • Accunting process or new standard implementations
    • Business specific trubleshooting projects involving internal controls

Required Years and Area of Experience:

  • Minimum 2 to 3 years of relevant work experience in external audit, public accounting or financial accounting
  • Bachelor’s degree in: Accounting, Economics, and/or Finance or equivalent
  • Certifications desirable (e.g. CPA, CMA, CFA, etc.)

Technical Skills:

  • PeopleSoft and/or SAP experience a plus
  • Cost accounting/manufacturing experience desired
  • Strong computer skills; proficiency in Excel / PowerPoint required
  • Sarbanes-Oxley knowledge required


  • Successful track record of performance of daily tasks and assignments
  • Attention to detail, accuracy, process-oriented and organized a must
  • Demonstrated excellent communication skills
  • Excellent problem solving capability required
  • Comfortable working independently and managing multiple tasks

Desired Soft Skills:

  • Partnership, Collaboration, & Influence
    • Actively build relatinships, networks and systems with others
    • Actively listens
    • Cmfortable challenging supplied inputs and questioning existing processes
  • Analytical & Strategic Thinking skills
    • Prblem solving and strategic thinking skills to dig deeper and develop risk based analytic solutions to enhance the control environment and audit procedures
    • Inquisitive and curius
  • Talent development
    • Persnally driven and self-aware
    • Adaptable
  • Customer service
    • Mnitor, maintain and improve systems to proactively meet customer needs and provide added value
    • Ability t manage multiple priorities, meet deadlines, work proactively and independently in a fast changing environment
  • Drive for results
    • Mnitor, maintain and improve systems to support continuous improvement to drive efficiency, effectiveness and compliance


  • 25% to 50% including international

Sample Next Roles:

  • Assistant Plant Controller of a larger plant
  • Plant Controller of a smaller plant
  • Manager of Internal Controls

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.

Nearest Major Market: Charlotte