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Sr. Financial Analyst

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Date: Apr 14, 2019

Location: Reynosa, Mexico, MX, 88730

Company: Corning

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.

Job Description:

Proactive business partner who will provide insightful financial analysis to OCS product line teams to maximize profitability and enable quick responses to changes in markets and costs environments.


  • Provide primary financial support to product line managers to enable a clear understanding of financial results, including specific drivers of product line revenue, margin, and COM.
  • Drive fundamental understanding and clearly quantify impacts of mix, price, volume, and manufacturing variances on margin results.
  • Proactively identify cost reduction areas and drive continuous improvement in operations
  • Conduct product line performance evaluations, scenario analysis, variance analysis, and ad hoc margin analysis as needed
  • Assist in annual budget and 5 year strategic plan preparation at the product line level
  • Support the development of business cases / financial models to include market forecasts, cost analysis, capital analysis, and competitive financial analysis.
  • Conduct make versus buy analysis where applicable
  • Support the financial analysis required for investment proposals and/or appropriate requests for product line expansion or cost reduction
  • Provide linkage between local financial results and regional product line results with thorough understanding of consolidation processes
  • Act as liaison between plant controllers, entity controllers, and corporate finance resources to ensure accurate reporting and thorough understanding of financial results at the product line level

Travel Requirements:

  • Travel may be needed for project work and / or team meetings

Required Education:

  • Bachelor degree in Accounting/Finance

Required Years and Area of Experience:

  • 3 to 5 years of related cost accounting or other financial analysis experience in manufacturing setting

Required Skills:

  • SAP detailed application knowledge.
  • Advanced analytical skills, including ability to work with complex data sets and multidimensional databases
  • Strong communication skills and ability to communicate across cultures.
  • Ability to work in a “Fast Paced” environment with a strong commitment to meet objectives and deadlines.
  • Rigorous & Detail Oriented
  • Ability to establish solid business partnerships

Desired Skills:   

  • Experience with data management across multiple platforms
  • Ability to work independently and within a matrix organization
  • Ability to work in cross functional teams and work with all levels of organization.


Pay Grade: Grade C (C) 

Employee Referral Amount: $5,000.00