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Finance Manager, Corporate FP&A

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Date: Jul 31, 2022

Location: Corning, NY, US, 14831

Company: Corning

Requisition Number: 55550


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.


The Finance Manager: Corporate FP&A will manage analysis for all financial reporting: P&L, Cashflow, and Balance sheet. They will interact with businesses and corporate functions to gather inputs, consolidate, and interpret data to provide meaningful insights to leadership. The role will continue to evolve how we evaluate financials and total performance, by developing tools and metrics to better articulate results and drive action.


Key Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for creating and strengthening processes/partnerships with all Analytical Services business partners including Businesses, Tax, Treasury, ACR and Shared Services.
  • Assist Operational Controller, Director – Corporate FP&A, and Senior Finance Manager FP&A in analyses and reporting to senior management, Board of Directors and executive committees.
  • Supports projects and ad-hoc analysis requests related to P&L, gross margin analytics, balance sheet, and cash flow, including current issues facing the corporation (inflationary pressures, pricing strategy, and capital allocation)
  • Flex resource for preparation and required analysis in completion of Senior Management Reporting as well as Forecasting and Budgeting presentation requirements.
  • Implement continuous improvement programs to reduce workload and increase quality with focus on balance sheet and cash flow.


Day to Day Responsibilities:

  • Provide analyses, evaluation, and recommendations to support all corporate financial measures.
  • Demonstrate strong analytical and strategic thinking skills.
  • Develop and manage small team and interface with shared services and other corporate finance functions.
  • Participate on Corning teams, and analytical projects as assigned.
  • Individual must present strong leadership skills and be customer focused, results oriented, rigorous, process driven, and a team player.
  • Project involved with PEx projects to improve the efficiencies of key Analytical Services processes, including ad hoc requests from businesses for support.


Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor of Science or equivalent technical degree.
  • CPA or proven knowledge of US GAAP.
  • Experience leading a department in meeting continuous improvement goals.
  • Experience in collaboration across functional areas.
  • Desired: CPA, MBA, Plant Controller experience (within or outside of Corning).


Required Skills:

  • Strong financial and accounting background
  • Analytical skills, including trending and interpreting data, and creating visuals
  • Ability to be creative in providing financial solutions to the business leaders
  • Good listener with strong inter-personnel skills
  • Ability to develop influential relationships with business leaders
  • Ability to question decisions and provide alternative recommendations
  • Quick learner
  • Independent worker
  • Ability to manage staff
  • Able to work under tight deadlines and prioritize


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