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Entity Finance Manager

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Date: Mar 31, 2021

Location: Reynosa, TAM, MX, 88730

Company: Corning

Requisition Number: 42313


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.

Our Optical Communications segment has recently evolved from being a manufacturer of optical fiber and cable, hardware and equipment to being a comprehensive provider of industry-leading optical solutions across the broader communications industry.This segment is classified into two main product groupings – carrier network and enterprise network. The carrier network product group consists primarily of products and solutions for optical-based communications infrastructure for services such as video, data and voice communications. The enterprise network product group consists primarily of optical-based communication networks sold to businesses, governments and individuals for their own use.

Entity Finance Manager

Scope of Position:
Ensures Corning Reynosa is in compliance with local regulations, GAAP accounting principles and Corning policies and procedures. Ensures the successful execution of Finance & Business processes (closing, account payables, budgeting, reporting, financial, and tax audits). Develops the necessary Finance expertise in order to stay compliant with GAAP and local regulations.


Day to Day Responsibilities:
* Implements and ensures entity adherence to internal finance controls including data and reporting standards and compliance procedures that protect Corning's assets. (e.g., Sarbanes Oxley regulations, internal and external audits).

* Ensures timeliness, accuracy, and consistency of reporting with GAAP, statutory, and tax accounting requirements.

* Leads efforts to implement corrective actions that result from audits/assessments to ensure financial compliance within the entity. Manages compliance and tax audits.

* Works closely with plant controlling and other plant functions to ensure Corning Reynosa’ shared finance function objectives are aligned with business requirements

* Ensures local GAAP and Tax requirements are met

* Manages finance function processes for the Reynosa campus (i.e. Accounts Payable, General Ledger, reporting, Tax and Shared cost centers).

* Implements projects and initiatives within the entity as required to meet the business and/or function objectives

* Executes complexity reduction initiatives within the entity to further drive finance process efficiency.

* Selects and develops talent to support entity Finance talent needs and ensure appropriate staffing levels based on operational volatility.

* Defines, analyzes and reports service performance metrics to drive process excellence and low cost services.

* Support other functions and projects as assigned based on business objectives.


Travel Requirements:



Required Education:
Bachelor's degree in Accounting or Business Administration

Required Years and Area of Experience:
5 - 10 years of relevant management experience in a maquiladora industry

Required Skills:
* Knowledge of financial and management accounting, including systems, compliance and reporting requirements in a Mexican maquiladora environment

* Strong technical accounting experience and Foreign Currency treatment
* CPA, CMA certification is a plus
*  Effective communication and presentation skills at all levels of the organization

*  Strong SAP Finance and Excel Skills
* Supervisory experience
* Ability to act under pressure in fast-paced environment, meeting deadlines

*  Ability to develop direct reports and others

*  Fully Bilingual (English-Spanish)

Soft Skills:
* Team player
*  Self-motivated; ability to act on initiative
*  Customer focused
*  Proven ability to embrace and drive change
*  dedication to excellence and advancing beyond the current state


Other Information


Role is located in Reynosa, Mexico