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Manager, Finance Global Training - NA/EMEA

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Date: Aug 1, 2022

Location: Corning, NY, US, 14831

Company: Corning

Requisition Number: 57226


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.

Corning’s Environmental Technologies segment manufactures ceramic substrates and filter products for emissions control in mobile and stationary applications around the world.

Corning, Inc


Finance Manager – Global Training, NA/EMEA



Role Purpose:


Develop a training plan that supports the Corning Talent Assessment Plan (7S Talent Assessment) and builds a curriculum that develops functional skills needed for current and future growth.

This role will be tightly linked to talent management initiatives to grow employees’ skill sets in leadership, technical and analytic skills, and career management.

Co-manage global training program for the Finance function, including platforms and offerings.

Serve as a consultant on financial processes, accounting policy, control procedures, system use, and sharing of best practices.

Support key finance projects impacting individual businesses or the entire function, specifically with regard to training and change management. Support development of financial acumen in our finance business partners.


Key Responsibilities:

• Prioritize finance training execution to support current needs as well as building skills for the future, in support of Finance Priorities

• Define curriculums needed to support identified finance competencies, utilizing SMEs, internal content, LinkedIn Learning, and other as needed

• Curate or create content to support defined curriculums

• Identify and develop appropriate learning tools & platforms to support strategy goals

• Help manage the various platforms & sites utilized by Finance training, including but not limited to:

  • the Finance Training intranet site & Resource Library, multiple SharePoint sites, BOX folders, and the Finance Learning Hub (BlueLine workspace)

 • Manage Finance specific content in TBL - add new content as needed, refresh or retire existing content as needed

• Manage annual Finance training calendar for NA/EMEA: what, when, where, who, how for all Finance specific offerings - coordinating training efforts globally, across all groups within Finance (Divisions, CSS, Tax, TR, etc.)

• Develop and deliver specific training/content as needed (webinars and classroom)

• Partner or consult with internal personnel and outside vendor representatives at various management levels

• Provide leadership on key functional projects - serve on project teams as training consultant/advisor or as member of project Change Management team

• Coordinate training schedules across multiple projects, to avoid conflicts and manage impact to end users

• Serve as consultant/advisor on Finance training developed for non-Finance business partners, for WD&L as well as other Finance employees

• Develop and deliver or facilitate Corning specific 'Finance for non-Finance' training, on request

• Accomplish results through external partnerships or through experienced employees who exercise significant latitude and independence in their assignments


Required Education:

• Bachelor of Science or equivalent technical degree

• CPA or MBA in Accounting, Economics, or Finance preferred


Required minimum 7 Years of work experience Technical Skills:

• Strong computer skills; proficiency in Excel / PowerPoint required

• PeopleSoft and/or SAP experience desired

• Cost/manufacturing accounting experience desired

• Training design/delivery experience desired



• Strong professional communication and presentation skills required

• Problem solving capability

• Ability to work across cultures and regions

• Established relationships/network across the function desired

• Experience in and effective at change management

• Attention to detail, accuracy, process-oriented and organized a must

• Comfortable working on their own and in groups


Desired Soft Skills:

  • Partnership, Collaboration, & Influence o Collaborative and business partnership approach
  • Actively builds relationships, networks and systems with others
  • Actively listens
  • Comfortable challenging supplied inputs and questioning existing processes
  • Talent development
  • Passionate about talent development and invested in improving the performance of the function
  • Personally driven and self-aware
  • Adaptability
  • Customer service
  • Monitor, maintain and improve systems to proactively meet customer needs and provide added value
  • Ability to manage multiple priorities, meet deadlines, work proactively and independently in a fast-changing environment
  • Drive for results
  • Monitor, maintain and improve systems and processes to support continuous improvement to drive efficiency, effectiveness and compliance within the function
  • Ensure that projects are completed on schedule and within budget

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