Finance Assistant Plant Controller, CLS Kennebunk


  • Ensures entity compliance with local regulations, GAAP accounting principles and Corning policies and procedures.
  • Assists Controller with the monthly financial closing, reporting and forecasting. Responsible for process preparation including posting of vouchers and accuracy of the general ledger.
  • Ensures that required reporting is completed accurately and on a timely basis.
  • Provides ad-hoc financial analysis for plant controller and staff.
  • Assists Controller with the financial portion of the budget and five year planning process for the Division.
  • Assists controller with monitoring and reports division financial performance to division and plant management. Highlights variances requiring corrective action.
  • Monitors spending and works with department managers to control costs. Researches and provides detail on expense variances.
  • Drives finance process improvement.
  • Provides financial analysis related to capital projects, cost reductions, and other initiatives as required.

Travel Requirements:

  • Occasional travel as needed for meetings and training; Less than 10% Hours of


  • 40 hours/wk plus overtime as required

Education and Experience:

  • Bachelors degree (4 years) in Accounting/Finance
  • 3-7 years relevant experience; preferably Manufacturing/Cost Accounting experience with a combination of U. S. Big 4 public accounting firm and/or U. S. Multinational Corporation

Required Skills:

  • Strong computer skills (Advanced Excel, Access)
  • Ability to analyze and interpret data and link to business implications
  • Good analytical skills, presentation skills and problem- solving capability

Desired Skills:

  • Working experience with Khalix
  • Working experience with PeopleSoft
  • Soft Skills:
  • Strong interpersonal skills to build relationships with North American finance team and business customers/suppliers at all levels of the organization
  • Comfortable challenging supplied inputs and questioning existing processes
  • Ability to manage multiple priorities, meet deadlines, and work proactively and independently in a fast- changing environment
  • Strong communication skills (oral and written)

This position does not support immigration sponsorship.

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