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Financial Analyst (FRP)

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Date: Mar 26, 2021

Location: Shanghai, 31, CN, 200031

Company: Corning

Requisition Number: 42771

 

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.

- Purpose of the Position

•Aiming to hire young talents who are local in these Tier 2/3/4 cities and develop them within next 2 years through several cross functional positions within Finance so that eventually these talents can step up into plant controller role in that local manufacturing site after the program completes.

- Day to Day Responsibilities

"Plant: for first 12 months, the candidate for this position will assist the plant controller to -

•Ensure timely and accurate close of book that is fully compliant to US/statutory/corporate requirement;

•Develop financial plan (short term and long term) of the plant and track towards it;

•Enhance control process of the plant, including SOX, capital spending control, etc;

•Partner with business to deliver ideas/projects that can generate continuous cost reduction;

•Support other ad hoc projects as requested.

Function: in the next 6 months, the candidate will be assigned to one or two of the following function teams in China

•Tax •Treasury •CSS_Asia •Internal control •Trade compliance

Division: in the last 6 months, the candidate will rotate to division in China to support divisional level activities including but not limited to 

•Finance report and analysis for division

•Forecast, Budget and Greenbook plan roll up to Corporate

•New business ramp up in China, etc. Sequence of above 3 main modules might change based on availability of each team.

- Education and Experience

•Must be willing to relocate to other cities for 1 or 2 years for the program training;

•Must be willing to go to the city that company assigns, including but not limited Hefei, Wuhan, Guangzhou (Zengcheng), Haikou, Wujiang, Chongqing, Chengdu, Jiangmen, for two to three years;

•Bachelor degree in Finance or Economics or equivalent, MBA is preferred;

•Strong Finance/Accounting Background, knowledge of US GAAP and SOX, CPA or ACCA preferred;

•4-5 years work experience in Finance function of multi-national company environment;

•Familiar with SAP or PS system will be a plus

- Required Skills

•Excellent communication skills both written and spoken

•Good language skills both English and Mandarin

•Excellent skill on Excel Spreadsheet, Word and PowerPoint