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Finance Analyst II, (Distribution Center) Keller, TX - Hybrid Role

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Date: Oct 1, 2022

Location: Keller, TX, US, 76248

Company: Corning

Requisition Number: 58045


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.

Financial Analyst II, Keller


Purpose of the Position: Responsible for financial processes for US based manufacturing plant. Financial Analyst will assist with closing books on a monthly basis, analyze actual results, prepare business forecasts and long-term financial plans, analyze and seek approval for capital investments, work with plant personnel to identify and quantify cost reduction opportunities, maintain plant cost accounting systems, support tax and insurance filings, maintain internal control systems and compliance to Sarbanes Oxley requirements, ensure compliance to US GAAP and Corporate Accounting Policies, and participate as a leader in setting and managing the direction of the plant.


Day to Day Responsibilities:

  • Assists the controller by helping with the monthly financial closing, reporting and forecasting processes. Responsible for the coordination of team journal entries, reconciliations and accuracy of the general ledger.
  • Executes and supports business unit compliance with internal and external controls, GAAP accounting principles and Corning policies and procedures.
  • Ensures that required reporting is completed accurately and on a timely basis.
  • Provides ongoing Finance expertise and decision support to the plant management to enable the achievement of plant goals and objectives.
  • Provides recurring and ad-hoc financial analysis (e.g. freight charges, liability accruals, etc.) for plant controller and staff.
  • Assists the controller in the development and maintenance of planning budgeting systems, preparation of financial and management reports, procedures, and presentation of findings.
  • Conducts audit programs (e.g. inventory cycle counts, fixed asset management) and leads efforts to implement corrective actions that resolve issues identified in audits/assessments to ensure plant financial compliance.
  • Monitors daily operations of the business unit and actively assists to resolve issues, escalating as appropriate.
  • Monitors spending and works with department managers to control costs. Researches and provides detail on expense variances.
  • Supports the function and business unit to drive process improvement.
  • Provides financial analysis related to capital projects, cost reductions, and other initiatives as required.
  • Sources, selects, and develops talent to support global and entity Finance talent needs.


Travel Requirements: Occasional travel as needed for meetings and training; Less than 10%


Work/Schedule: 40 hours/wk plus overtime as required


Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance or Business Administration
  • 5-10 years of relevant experience


Required Skills:

  • Strong computer skills (Advanced Excel)
  • Self-starter
  • Strong sense of ownership for the tasks assigned
  • Eager to learn and apply the learned knowledge to new tasks and challenges
  • Ability to analyze and interpret data and link to business implications
  • Good analytical skills, presentation skills and problem- solving capability


Desired Skills:

  • Working experience with SAP, PS, BlackLine, Longview
  • Strong interpersonal skills to build relationships with North American finance team and business customers/suppliers at all levels of the organization
  • Comfortable challenging supplied inputs and questioning existing processes
  • Ability to manage multiple priorities, meet deadlines, and work proactively and independently in a fast- changing environment
  • Strong communication skills (oral and written)


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: Dallas
Nearest Secondary Market: Fort Worth