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CSS Senior Analyst, Project Delivery, NA

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Date: Jul 16, 2022

Location: Corning, NY, US, 14831

Company: Corning

Requisition Number: 56172


Corning Shared Services (CSS) supports Corning’s businesses, through best-in-class and evolving operations, with a focus on actionable insights through evolving processes, ensuring compliance, and executing vital transactions. We work hard to actively support Corning’s evolving businesses, eliminate manual processing of standard transactions, and act as a thought leader in the digital transformation to ultimately be a top talent destination inside and outside of Corning.


Scope of Position:

Senior project analyst within CSS to participate on projects that include cost reductions, process improvements, SAP deployments, Shared Service integrations, Finance system upgrades, business process design and new functional process/technology introductions

May need to participate in multiple smaller scope projects depending on project portfolio and business needs


Day to Day Responsibilities:

  • Support functional design of system functionality and / or processes
  • Performs project analysis, reviews and documents beginning-to-end project requirements, ensuring process compliance
  • Defines and documents configuration requirements, business rules, functional requirements, and data modeling requirements
  • Develop test requirements and execute test scripts
  • Develops change management strategies, reports, processes, and business policies for various programs/projects
  • Creates content geared towards change management plans, reports, processes, business policies, regulations and SOPs
  • Implements data modeling, transaction flow analysis, internal control and risk analysis, modern business methods, and performance measure techniques
  • Develops training material and communications for projects; executes end user training
  • Support issue resolution during implementation and at go live
  • Collaborates with cross-functional teams to assess current state and design an optimal future state
  • Collaborate with receivers and identify requirements / gaps
  • Evaluates current business processes, recommends solutions for improvements and develops project initiatives
  • Plans and implements approved business solutions and develops metrics to measure efficiency
  • Writes, audits, and maintains process documentation; escalates areas of concern to management
  • Streamlines processes where possible, communicates areas of improvement to management
  • May lead small scale projects related to new business integrations, process improvement, new initiatives and cost reduction as career development opportunity


Travel Requirements:

  • up to 25% domestic/international travel possible depending on project(s)


Required Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • 3-5 yrs. experience working on Finance or Shared Service projects


Hours of work/work schedule/flex-time:

  • 8a – 5p with extended workdays/weekends required occasionally depending on project phase and status


Required Skills:

  • Functional Finance system knowledge of SAP S/4 Hana / Central Finance
  • Problem Solving, Analytical Skills, Exceptional Follow Through
  • Customer focused
  • Team player
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office suite
  • Excellent organizational skills, detail-oriented
  • Capacity to work well under pressure with ability to adapt to changing project requirements and deadlines
  • Ability to assess priorities and manage many project activities simultaneously
  • Process excellence mindset


Desired Skills:

  • Shared Services process understanding from work in deployment or integration projects
  • Familiarity with Corning’s standards, processes and tools
  • Exposure to leading project components, recommending process improvements and escalating potential risk exposures
  • Experience leading project/program metric setting and reporting results to various teams
  • Experience reporting project/program progress and flagging potential conflicts early
  • Certified green belt


Soft Skills:

  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Ability to interact and communicate effectively with a diverse employee group and across many levels of the organization (i.e. Business requestors, CSS operations receivers, IT analysts)
  • Collaborative work style and organizational savvy
  • Demonstrates initiative
  • Eager to learn

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, 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.

Nearest Major Market: Corning