Assistant Plant Controller

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Date: Feb 8, 2024

Location: Hefei, AH, CN, 230011

Company: Corning

Requisition Number: 62194


Corning is vital to progress – in the industries we help shape and in the world we share.

We invent life-changing technologies using materials science. Our scientific and manufacturing expertise, boundless curiosity, and commitment to purposeful invention place us at the center of the way the world interacts, works, learns, and lives.

Our sustained investment in research, development, and invention means we’re always ready to solve the toughest challenges alongside our customers. 

Corning’s businesses are ever evolving to best serve our customers, industries, and consumers. Today, we accelerate and transform life sciences, mobile consumer electronics, optical communications, display, and automotive markets. We are changing the world with: 

•    Trusted products that accelerate drug discovery, development, and delivery to save lives
•    Damage-resistant cover glass to enhance the devices that keep us connected
•    Optical fiber, wireless technologies, and connectivity solutions to carry information and ideas at the speed of life
•    Precision glass for advanced displays to deliver richer experiences 
•    Auto glass and ceramics to drive cleaner, safer, and smarter transportation 

Day to Day Responsibilities:

  • Coordinate the team’s effort to ensure timely and accurate closing, reporting and forecast.
  • Provide ongoing finance expertise and decision support to plant management to enable the achievement of plant goals and objectives.
  • Review and validate financial implications (e.g., ROI, IRR, pay-back) of capital investment.
  • Improve finance processes and procedures with accuracy, reliability and timeliness.
  • Analyze and control plant manufacturing cost and support cost saving initiatives.
  • Support long term (5 years) plan and annual budget.
  • Lead team to meet division consolidation and corporate reconciliation requirements.
  • Train and develop talent to support business needs.
  • Ensure compliance to policies and meet internal/external control requirements.
  • Other tasks assigned.


Requirements: Education & Experience

  • Bachelor degree or above, major in Accounting or financial management related
  • 8+ years’ progressive experience in finance field and 2+ years’ experience of supervisor role
  • Experience of Big 4 or manufacturing cost management is preferred
  • CPA or ACCA or CMA is preferred


Requirements: Required Skills                                                

  • Solid knowledge of accounting principles and processes
  • Be familiar with manufacture cost management and plant operation
  • Ability to lead and motivate team
  • Good communication skills and ability to work across functions
  • Ability to communicate in both Chinese & English fluently and effectively
  • Advanced Excel and presentation skills are required                    


Requirements: Desired Skills  

  • Cost supervision experience is desired
  • Financial analysis experience is an advantage
  • Experience with SAP/ERP is preferred


Soft skills

  • Able to work well under pressure and meet deadlines with minimum supervision.
  • Strongly self-motivated, independent and cooperative.
  • Responsible, analytical, meticulous, and result oriented.
  • Good interpersonal and cross-culture communication skills.
  • Quick learner.





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