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Finance Rotational Analyst

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Date: Jun 17, 2022

Location: Painted Post, NY, US, 14870

Company: Corning

Requisition Number: 51962


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.

Overview of Finance Rotational Program:

The purpose of the Finance Rotational Program (FRP) is to cultivate a robust pipeline to sustain succession plans in support of a world class Finance organization. The FRP is a three year program consisting of three one year rotational assignments within the Finance function across manufacturing, division, and corporate. The rotations are aimed at providing participants with the opportunity to learn and experience a variety of Finance roles. Rotations are designed to provide in-depth opportunities and experiences to accelerate participant’s careers. Participants can expect a broad range of experiences and gain competencies as well as an opportunity to make a real contribution to the organization

The program includes:

  • Robust and challenging rotational assignments
  • Ongoing mentoring from and visibility with top leaders
  • Ongoing coaching during each rotation
  • Personal and group development opportunities
  • Leadership development

Position Qualifications, General Requirements:

  • Mobility within the U.S. for annual rotation, and for end role
  • 3 year commitment to the rotational program

Required Years and Area of Experience:

  • Minimum 2 years of relevant work experience in external audit, financial accounting, or financial experience in a manufacturing environment
  • Big 4 Experience preferred
  • Bachelor’s degree in: Business, Economics, and/or Finance or equivalent
  • Master’s degree in related area preferred
  • Certifications desirable (e.g. CPA, CMA, CFA, etc.)
  • Six Sigma Green belt/Black belt certification – a plus Technical Skills:
  • Data analytics software experience (ACL, IDEA, etc.) desired
  • PeopleSoft and/or SAP experience desired
  • Cost accounting/manufacturing experience desired
  • Strong computer skills; proficiency in Excel / PowerPoint required
  • Sarbanes-Oxley knowledge required


  • Successful track record of performance in a Finance role
  • Attention to detail, accuracy, process-oriented and organized a must
  • Ability to analyze and interpret data and link to business implications required
  • Demonstrated excellent communication (including presentation) skills
  • Excellent problem solving capability required
  • Data driven problem solving capability
  • Successful track record of continuous process/product improvement
  • Interest in working in different Finance function areas
  • Comfortable working independently and in groups

Desired Soft Skills:

  • Partnership, Collaboration, & Influence
    • Demonstrated collaborative and business partnership approach
    • Actively build relationships, networks and systems with others
    • Actively listens 
    • Comfortable challenging supplied inputs and questioning existing processes
  • Analytical & Strategic Thinking skills
    • Problem solving and strategic thinking skills to dig deeper and develop risk based analytic solutions to enhance the control environment and audit procedures
    • Inquisitive and curious
  • Talent development
    • Addresses performance shortfalls and actively works on skills development with self and/or team via timely, balanced, open discussions
  • Personally driven and self-aware
    • Adaptability
  • Customer service
    • Monitor, maintain and improve systems to proactively meet customer needs and provide added value
    • Ability to manage multiple priorities, meet deadlines, work proactively and independently in a fast changing environment
  • Drive for results
    • Monitor, maintain and improve systems to support continuous improvement to drive efficiency, effectiveness and compliance

This position does not support immigration sponsorship.



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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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