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Financial Analyst

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Date: Mar 3, 2023

Location: Reynosa, TAM, MX, 88700

Company: Corning

Requisition Number: 60105


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. 

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.

Financial Analyst


Scope of Position

Ensures entity compliance with local regulations, GAAP accounting principles and Corning policies and procedures. Responsible for developing, interpreting and implementing financial concepts for financial analysis and control. Participates in the plant closing process and ensures reporting is timely and accurate. Responsible for preparation of reconciliations and the analysis of expenses to ensure financial accuracy. Responsible for key financial and internal control processes such as SOX documentation updates and inventory and asset physicals.


Day to Day Responsibilities

  • Participates in the period closing process, including preparation and posting of journal entries, variance analysis, and accuracy of the general ledger
  • Supports compliance with internal and external controls, Sarbanes Oxley requirements, GAAP accounting principles, and Corning policies and procedures
  • Assists Controller with completion of the financial analysis and ad-hoc reporting
  • Participates in monitoring capital spend, processes asset capitalizations, and maintains accuracy of fixed asset ledger
  • May participate on updates to plant standard costs, working with Engineering and Operations to ensure accurate usage rates and labor hours
  • Prepares monthly account reconciliations and quarterly reporting packages
  • Assists Controller with preparation of the annual budget and operating forecast
  • Contributes to the completion of organizational projects and goals.
  • Develops solutions to a variety of problems of moderate scope and complexity.


Travel Requirements:

  • Minimal


Education & Experience:

  • Bachelor's degree (4 years) in Accounting, Finance, or Business Administration
  • 1-2 years of relevant experience
  • Manufacturing and/or Cost Accounting experience preferred
  • Basic understanding of US GAAP


Required Skills:

  • Strong financial and accounting background
  • Understanding of financial controls
  • Ability to be comfortable initiating cross-functional communication and coordination, including plant leadership
  • Proficiency with Excel & PowerPoint
  • Ability to be creative in providing financial solutions to business leaders


Soft Skills:

  • Team player
  • Business partner
  • Ability to act on initiative
  • Customer focused
  • Willingness to embrace change and act under pressure in fast-paced environment
  • Culturally sensitive and savvy
  • Eager to learn


Pay Grade: Grade B 

Employee Referral Amount: $0.00