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SAP Finance Functional Analyst

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Date: Jul 14, 2021

Location: Monterrey, NLE, MX, 66480

Company: Corning

Scope of Position:


  • This position provides financial business process support and leadership for Corning Life Sciences ERP system conversion. Primary responsibilities for the role are to participate in the global design, implementation and support of the CLS business transformation including the design, implementation, and production systems support of the SAP business suite of applications. Additionally, the role will support the day to day Monterrey manufacturing operations and finance teams and aid in maintaining the legacy ERP system until conversion. The candidate will have applied experience in SAP based systems and ERP system implementations.


General Responsibilities:


  • Aid in supporting the finance function for the Plant and be a key member plant operations team. Candidate will be responsible for the direction and creation of business processes and standards within SAP for the following areas:
    • Core Finance (General Ledger, Accounts Receivable, Cash Management, Cost Accounting)
    • Responsible for the maintenance and production support of the business process enhancements and interfaces to/from the SAP module applications
    • Lead participant in the design, development and testing of business process enhancements to the system for the SAP modules
    • Lead finance participant and coordinator for the ERP system upgrade activities


  • Assist design of business ERP blueprint and define solutions leveraging best practices.
  • Work with global architects for including local MEX requirements/solutions in global template
  • Functional and integration testing with end users
  • Ensure stabilization of solution and continuous improvements.
  • Prepare documentation and train key end users.
  • Ensure appropriate support of CLS’s divisional requirements and Corning Finance functions.
  • Ensure a strong internal control environment.  Comply with US GAAP, Mexican Financial Information Standards, and Corning accounting policies.  Maintain documentation in compliance with Sarbanes-Oxley Section 404.
  • Other functions and projects as assigned in support of plant, company operations, and business objectives.


Travel Requirements:


  • Minimal


Hours of work/work schedule/flex-time:


  • Generally Mon - Fri, 40 -hour work week, additional hours as needed


Required Education:


  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance or Business Administration


Required Years and Area of Experience:


  • 5 -10 years of relevant experience


Required Skills:


  • Technical and functional understanding of SAP S/4 HANA FI business process and system architecture
  • Experience in SAP FI end to end configuration:
    • General ledger accounting
    • Cost Center Accounting
    • Product Costing
    • Material Ledger
  • Knowledge of financial and management accounting
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills (both English and Spanish)
  • Ability to be comfortable interacting and communicating with all aspects of the business, including plant staff and senior managers.
  • Sound cross functional skills
  • Strong computer skills
  • Strong knowledge/experience with ERP systems (SAP, Khalix, People Soft)
  • Supervisory experience
  • Ability to act under pressure in fast-paced environment


Soft Skills:


  • Team player
  • Business partner
  • Ability to act on initiative
  • Customer focused
  • Ability to embrace change
  • Problem solver
SAP Finance Functional Analyst