Finance Plant Controller, CET IDM:

Painted Post New York

Requisition Number: 44723


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.

Position Description:

  • Provide financial leadership for CET IDM plant in meeting all financial and managerial accounting requirements.
  • Provide direction and analysis to support the plant's goal of maximizing Corning Environmental's shareholder wealth and ensure appropriate control of CET assets at IDM.

Day to Day Responsibilities:

  • Key member and decision maker of the plant staff.
  • Proactively utilize business partnership skills to move the plant to better cost understanding and lower die manufacturing cost.
  • Analyze and report on key plant operational and accounting metrics. Present plant financial performance in various forums as required.
  • Timely and accurate completion of IDM accounting activities, including fixed asset management, inventory valuation, product costing, period reporting, budgeting, and overall asset and liability control.
  • Ensure appropriate support of CET' s divisional requirements and Corning Finance functions.
  • Ensure a strong internal control environment. Comply with GAAP and Corning accounting policies. Maintain documentation in compliance with Sarbanes-Oxley Section 404.
  • Other functions and projects as assigned in support of plant and company operations.

Travel Requirements:

  • Minimal

Hours of work/work schedule/flex-time:

  • M-F, 40 hour work week with additional hours as needed

Education & Experience:

  • Bachelor's degree (4 years) in Accounting, Finance, or Business Administration
  • MBA and/or CPA preferred
  • 5 years of relevant experience; preferable Manufacturing/Cost Accounting experience
  • Controller experience (within or outside Corning) desired
  • Proven knowledge of US GAAP

Required Skills:

  • Strong financial and accounting background
  • Deep understanding of financial controls
  • Ability to be comfortable interacting and communicating with all aspects of the business, including plant staff and senior managers
  • Strong Excel & PowerPoint Skills, Khalix knowledge preferred
  • Ability to be creative in providing financial solutions to business leaders.

Soft Skills:

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

This position does not support immigration sponsorship.


We prohibit discrimination on the basis of  race, color, gender, age, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, or veteran status or any other legally protected status.


We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.

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