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Senior Financial Accountant

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Date: Feb 22, 2021

Location: Gebze, TR, 41480

Company: Corning

Requisition Number: 44438


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.

Our Optical Communications segment has recently evolved from being a manufacturer of optical fiber and cable, hardware and equipment to being a comprehensive provider of industry-leading optical solutions across the broader communications industry.This segment is classified into two main product groupings – carrier network and enterprise network. The carrier network product group consists primarily of products and solutions for optical-based communications infrastructure for services such as video, data and voice communications. The enterprise network product group consists primarily of optical-based communication networks sold to businesses, governments and individuals for their own use.

Job Description Summary


COC Turkey is looking for a Senior Financial Accountant, reporting directly to the Entity Finance



Duties include but are not limited to the following tasks:

Financial Accounting

  • Month-end process under SAP: booking relevant Journal entries (including accruals and STAT entries), as well as coordinating month-end close process in collaboration with Shared Services center in Budapest.
  • Balance sheet supporting documentation preparation and submission into “Blackline” tool every month
  • US and local GAAP bookkeeping.
  • Fix assets accounting
  • Approver role for travel expenses (together with EFM).
  • Budapest Shared Services Go-to person for Turkish legal entity: month-end close, ad-hoc requests

 Processes and Internal Controls Compliance

  • Process definition: together with Entity finance manager, ensure finance processes are documented and compliant with Corning internal policies.
  • SOX controls to be performed, documented, and uploaded into Blackline on a monthly/quarterly basis.
  • SOX documentation maintenance every-year
  • Active engagement during internal audits

 Statutory and Tax Compliance

  • Tax returns: collect information, prepare documentation, and submit company tax returns on time
  • Key role during statutory audits, corporate tax audits as well as other tax inspections
  • Deferred tax calculations (USGAAP)
  • Pricing documentation and quarterly adjustments



  • University degree
  • 4+ years of relevant work experience in financial accounting at a multinational working environment
  • Strong accounting skills (especially balance sheet) required.
  • IT skills: MS Office (especially Excel) and ERP (ideally SAP) knowledge are needed.
  • Fluent English is a requirement, both written and spoken
  • Sarbanes-Oxley or other internal control environment knowledge desired
  • Process oriented mindset: defining end-to-end processes, process optimization
  • Ability to manage flexible workload
  • Apply personal characteristics (e.g. good interpersonal skills, sound decision-making and analytical skills, result-orientation, problem solving, adaptability)