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Finance Analyst, Optical Fiber and Cable

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Date: Feb 2, 2019

Location: Hickory, NC, US, 28601

Company: Corning

Requisition: 34283 


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 Description:

  • Monitor capital and project expense spending – during period of expansion in which we expect to deploy over $300M of Capital in 2018 and 2019
  • Gather documentation to assist with auditing of appropriation requests including demand statements, capital and expense spending.
  • Help with managing capital spending to ensure timely and accurate completion of accounting activities, including fixed assets management, period closing & reporting, budgeting/forecast
  • Work with the plant/project management teams on capital project issues as directed by Division and Capital Controller.
  • Supporting of divisional requirements and Corning Finance functions to include SEC and tax reporting needs as relates to capital projects.
  • Help to monitor and ensuring strong internal control environment especially surrounding capital project spending and reporting.
  • Assists with analysis and preparation of financial and budgetary reports as needed
  • Compiles and reviews data for accuracy; prepares trend analysis; projects 1 pager for management
  • Executes routine, ad hoc analysis and reporting to support Division business objectives and business partner relationships (Capital Program Management Office)
  • Assist Capital Controller in monitoring and forecasting expense spending to ensure accuracy and understanding of reported results as relates to Capital Projects
  • Other functions and projects as assigned in support of division and business objectives
  • Strong working knowledge of SAP/PeopleSoft/Khalix/BPC Tools


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Finance or Accounting
  • CPA, CMA or MBA preferred
  • 2-3 years practical experience with Capital Projects

Required Skills:

  • Strong accounting skills with global focus
  • Proven analytical skills and ability to link to business impact
  • Strong presentation (written, oral) and communication skills
  • Excellent computer skills; Advanced proficiency in Excel

Desired Skills:

  • Ability to work independently and within a matrix organization
  • Ability to work in cross functional teams and work with all levels of organization.
  • Ability to establish solid business partnerships.
  • Assistant Plant Controller experience (within or outside of Corning)

Soft Skills:

  • Forward looking, innovative approach to problem solving
  • Exhibits Corning’s Values
  • Exhibits global awareness, sensitivity to diversity


  • 5%-10%

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, or veteran status or any other legally protected status.

Nearest Major Market: Hickory