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Plant Controller - Finance Manager

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Date: Feb 27, 2023

Location: Warsaw, MZ, PL

Company: Corning


Plant Controller – Finance Manager


                          Provide financial leadership for the Corning HTL  Warsaw, as well as, the plant finance department in meeting all financial and managerial accounting requirements.

The date of employment will be 1 of June 2023



  • Lead the finance function for the Plant and be a key member and decision maker of the management staff and report on key plant operational and accounting metrics
  • Manage and influence resources to ensure timely and accurate completion of accounting activities, including fixed asset management, inventory valuation, product costing, period closing & reporting, budgeting/forecasting, and overall asset and liability control.
  • Analyze and report on key plant operational and accounting metrics.  Present plant financial performance in various forums as required.
  • Provide finance expertise and decision support to business leaders in support of the division strategy
  • Provide to leadership timely, in-month analyses of variations to targets and mitigation options before period close
  • Drive process improvement initiatives and support engineering in identifying and calculating Cost Reduction opportunities for various projects / initiatives
  • Ensure timely and accurate completion of Polish VAT declaration and payments to the tax office on monthly basis. Maintain documentation in compliance with Polish VAT rules.
  • Ensure timely and accurate Company Income tax calculation and payments to the tax office according to the Polish CIT regulations. Maintain documentation in compliance with Polish Income tax regulations.
  • Ensure compliance to other Polish tax requirements like MDR, Transfer Pricing.
  • Manage the statutory financial audits, preparing documentation and assist auditors. Comply with  Polish Financial and Accounting Standards.
  • Ensure appropriate support of CLS’s divisional requirements and Corning Finance functions.
  • Ensure a strong internal control environment.  Comply with US GAAP and Corning accounting policies.  Maintain documentation in compliance with Sarbanes-Oxley Section 404.
  • Experience resolving compliance and reporting issues, providing recommendations to improve processes and guidance to junior colleagues
  • Fundamental understanding on plant / product costs
  • Ability to take on various ad-hoc responsibilities as required
  • Other functions and projects as assigned in support of plant, company operations, and business objectives.


  • Bachelor's or Master’s degree in Accounting, Finance or Business Administration
  • 5 years of relevant experience; preferable Manufacturing/Cost Accounting experience
  • Knowledge of US GAAP and Polish accounting standards
  • Deep knowledge of financial and management accounting, understanding of financial controls
  • Knowledge of Polish VAT and Polish Income tax regulations
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills (both English and Polish)
  • Ability to be comfortable interacting and communicating with all aspects of the business, including plant staff and senior managers.
  • Fluent in English
  • Strong computer skills and strong knowledge/experience with ERP systems
  • Excellent people management skills.
  • Strong project management skills


  • Competitive salary according to experience & competences
  • Annual bonus
  • Manager’s bonus 
  • Private medical care
  • Insurance
  • Social benefits fund
  • Multisport card
  • Flexible working hours