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Assistant Plant Controller, COC Gebze

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Date: Apr 8, 2021

Location: Gebze, TR, 41480

Company: Corning

Job Definition:


Scope of Position

Ensures entity compliance with local regulations, GAAP accounting principles and Corning policies and procedures. Manage the plant closing process and ensures reporting is timely and accurate. Responsible for preparation of reconciliations and the analysis of expenses to ensure financial accuracy. Key resource for plant personnel on operating expenses, supply chain transactions and the capitalization of assets. Responsible for key financial and internal control processes such as SOX documentation updates and inventory and asset physicals


Day to Day Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for managing the period closing process; including preparation and posting of journal entries, ensuring accuracy of the general ledger, entity compliance with local regulations, GAAP accounting principles and Corning policies and procedures, on a timely basis.
  • Supports compliance with internal and external controls, Sarbanes Oxley requirements, GAAP accounting principles, and Corning policies and procedures
  • Assists Plant Controller with the monthly financial closing and reporting, analysis of actual results, and short-term and long-term forecasting
  • Facilitates Appropriation Requests process, monitors capital spend, processes asset capitalizations, and maintains accuracy of fixed asset ledger
  • Maintains and updates plant standard costs, working with Engineering and Operations to ensure accurate usage rates and labor hours
  • Assists Plant Controller with preparation of the annual budget
  • Prepares monthly account reconciliations
  • Assists Plant Controller with monitoring and reporting financial performance to division management and plant management. Highlights variances that need corrective action.
  • Ensures inventory is in compliance with Corning's policies for valuation, slow and obsolescence (SLOB) reserves, write-offs, etc.
  • Monitors spending and works with department managers to control costs. Researches and provides detail on expense variances
  • Supports plant leadership and business partners to drive process improvements
  • Supports financial analysis related to capital projects, cost reductions, and other initiatives as required
  • Provides ad-hoc financial analysis for Plant Controller and Plant Leadership





  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance, Business Administration, etc.
  • 3-4 years of relevant experience
  • Manufacturing and/or Cost Accounting experience preferred
  • Proven knowledge of US GAAP
  • Strong financial and accounting background, deep understanding of financial controls
  • Fluent English Skills
  • Proficiency with MS Office (esp. with Excel and PPT)
  • Ability to be comfortable interacting and communicating with all aspects of the business, including plant leadership
  • Ability to be creative in providing financial solutions to business leaders
  • Team player
  • Business partner
  • Ability to act on initiative
  • Customer focused
  • Willingness to embrace change and act under pressure in fast-paced environment
  • Culturally sensitive and savvy