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Senior Manager, Technical Accounting Services

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Date: May 20, 2022

Location: Corning, NY, US, 14831 Charlotte, NC, US, 28216

Company: Corning

Requisition Number: 51991


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 Duties:

Responsible for managing a global team tasked with overseeing accounting and reporting efforts to ensure compliance with financial and accounting regulations and standards.

Duties include:

  • Reviewing footnote disclosures as prepared by team members for quarterly and annual SEC reports
  • Proactively monitoring FASB, SEC and PCAOB pronouncements and advising corporate division leadership with regard to changes
  • Providing accounting guidance to division leadership for complex transactions including acquisitions, divestitures, investments, and revenue recognition
  • Managing the development and implementation of global accounting policies and procedures
  • Developing the Technical Accounting Services team, including coaching, setting goals and performing annual reviews; providing subject-matter-expertise and guiding team members in connection with complex technical accounting issues; and managing the technical training to the global Finance group.

Direct Reports:

  • Two to Three

Travel Requirement:

  • Up to 15% domestic and international travel (South Korea, Taiwan, China, Hungary).

Job Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Business, Management, or related field + CPA as issued by U.S. or foreign public accountancy institutes
  • + 10 years of experience in public accounting firm and multinational corporation (minimum 8 years in public accounting)
  • Big 4 experience is preferred

Special Requirements:

  • 5 years of technical accounting experience, including ensuring proper evaluation and execution of significant transactions, including acquisitions, joint ventures, variable interest entities, consolidation, divestitures, lease accounting, financial instruments, equity investments and revenue recognition.
  • Experience with financial statement reporting, including regulatory filing requirements. Experience advising senior management on SEC, FASB, and PCAOB standards and requirements
  • Experience managing and developing accounting/finance teams

This position does not support immigration sponsorship.



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