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CSS Coordinator, Close to Report, NA

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Date: Sep 21, 2021

Location: Corning, NY, US, 14831

Company: Corning

Requisition Number: 49602


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.

Over the course of the past several years, Corning’s Global Finance Organization has transformed into an insights driven, world-class Finance organization, focused on supporting our businesses’ strategic growth initiatives across all regions of the world.  At Corning, our Finance organization plays an essential leadership role in all strategic business decisions.  We deliver value through our focus on business partnership with an emphasis on providing actionable insights that deliver strong cash and liquidity performance, high returns on invested capital, and optimized efficiency and effectiveness of business process operations.  Corning Finance is launching into another exciting phase of change focused on integrating digital transformation into all areas of the organization, including updates to core ERP systems, data, analytics, reporting and best of breed emerging tech including expansion of RPA, AI and chatbot capabilities.  As our Corning businesses grow and evolve, so will Corning Finance – always being ready to meet the needs of our partners - driving shareholder value, and providing world-class financial stewardship to the enterprise at large.

Working Hours:

Monday - Friday 8:00AM - 5:00PM * Occasional overtime to meet monthly closing commitments and other individual/team objectives as required when supervisor approved

Job Description:

  • Facilitate, coordinate and perform various accounting tasks through the consistent application of standard processes and through the use of a defined checklists
  • Implement process and accounting controls
  • Prioritize ongoing tasks, project work, and other initiatives.
  • Evaluate, recommend, and/or implement improvements that contribute to increased efficiency and to maintain account reconciliations and to improve reconciliation controls
  • Apply technical accounting knowledge, Excel skills, and General Ledger skills to resolve problems, identify improvement opportunities
  • Work in a team based environment and support department efficiency and standardization initiatives

Day to Day Responsibilities:

  • Perform various complex accounting tasks including account review, analysis, and journal entry preparation
  • Perform Project Costing/Asset Management tasks as assigned
  • Provide Customer Service Support to all internal and external customers
    • Completing or assisting in the completion of all information requests, journal posting and audit requests
  • Perform all tasks in a timely and accurate manner
  • Develop a basic understanding of company procedures and policies to be compliant in the preparation of reconciliations, record retention, preparation of year-end closing instructions, Tax and SEC packages preparation
  • Review current processes and modify as needed to insure timely and accurate completion and compliance with company policy and procedures
  • Participate in and contribute to periodic team meetings
  • Cross-train with other members of CTR
  • Maintain and update process documentation for all processes under management
  • Actively participate in meetings, projects and audits as required Monthly responsibilities:
    • Completion of all assigned Month End Closing tasks
  • Create and post journal entries
  • Ensure completion of system process’s
  • Journal error review and correction
  • Prepare and distribute ad hoc reports
  • Prepare and certify assigned account reconciliations


  • Critical thinker
  • Demonstrated ability to process large amounts of data
  • Ability to manage multiple priorities, projects and customers at the highest service levels
  • Demonstrate good analytical skills, presentation skills and problem solving capability
  • Ability to analyze and interpret data and link to business implications
  • Demonstrate ability to work effectively with people in different time zones/cultures


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or Finance required *Recent graduates will be considered


  • MS Excel including the creation and use of Pivot Tables
  • The use of MS Excel macro functions a plus but not require
  • Customer service setting a plus but not required
  • Basic knowledge of PeopleSoft or SAP systems a plus but not required

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, 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.

Nearest Major Market: Corning