Finance Manager, Non US Provision, Tax Operations

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Date: Sep 14, 2023

Location: Charlotte, NC, US, 28216

Company: Corning

Requisition Number: 61552


Corning is vital to progress – in the industries we help shape and in the world we share.

We invent life-changing technologies using materials science. Our scientific and manufacturing expertise, boundless curiosity, and commitment to purposeful invention place us at the center of the way the world interacts, works, learns, and lives.

Our sustained investment in research, development, and invention means we’re always ready to solve the toughest challenges alongside our customers. 

Corning’s businesses are ever evolving to best serve our customers, industries, and consumers. Today, we accelerate and transform life sciences, mobile consumer electronics, optical communications, display, and automotive markets.


We are changing the world with: 

•    Trusted products that accelerate drug discovery, development, and delivery to save lives
•    Damage-resistant cover glass to enhance the devices that keep us connected
•    Optical fiber, wireless technologies, and connectivity solutions to carry information and ideas at the speed of life
•    Precision glass for advanced displays to deliver richer experiences 
•    Auto glass and ceramics to drive cleaner, safer, and smarter transportation 


Job Title: Finance Manager, Non US Provision, Tax Operations


Job Location: Charlotte, NC Job


Scope of Position:

Corning Incorporated (NYSE: GLW), one of the world’s leading innovators in material science, is seeking a Manager – Tax Accounting & Reporting, International to aide in the expansion of the Company’s Tax Operations group.

This position is based primarily in Charlotte, NC and will be reporting to the Senior Manager – Tax Accounting and Reporting, Tax Operations.

In this role, the Manager of International Tax Accounting & Reporting will primarily be responsible for overseeing and supporting processes around the preparation of Corning’s Non-US and global tax provisions, tax forecasts, tax accounting, and financial statement disclosures while maintaining a strong internal control environment.

The International Tax Accounting & Reporting Manager will also have an important role to play in supporting Corning’s efforts to streamline and automate its tax processes and procedures.

The company is in the process of developing and implementing its overall long-range technology strategy, and this individual will be part of the team supporting these efforts.


Primary Responsibilities:

  • Calculate the forecasted annual effective tax rate and tracking of discrete items on a quarterly basis for foreign subsidiaries as required under ASC740 standards. This will include managing the foreign income tax account roll forward and reconciliation process.
  • Review of quarterly income tax provision packages submitted for material foreign legal entities. Provide training as needed to ensure accurate and timely completion of these packages.
  • Research, document, model, and communicate proposed and/or enacted tax legislation and their impact on the global ETR (including Pillar 2).
  • Assist with the continued enhancement of OneSource Tax Provision (OTP).
  • Interface with external auditors (PWC) to support and defend current position, including management of the tax department’s internal controls process and documentation.
  • Support transfer pricing, controversy, and audits including gathering documentation for IDR requests.
  • Support tax planning on key strategic initiatives.
  • Partner with other finance leaders in our Analytical Services (FP&A) and our Technical Accounting (Controller’s) groups to obtain the necessary data and to provide the tax analysis required to support Senior Management and GAAP and non-GAAP financial forecasting and reporting.
  • Establish and drive tax strategies that optimize Corning's business strategies while at the same time deliver on company targets for effective and cash tax rates.


Education & Experience:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting
  • CPA/MST desirable but not required
  • Minimum of five to eight years of corporate tax experience preferred, including one to three years of management experience with direct/indirect supervisory experience over multiple personnel.


Required Skills:

  • Must have experience in ASC 740-Accounting for Income Taxes and SEC reporting, preferably a combination of public accounting and in-house experience. This includes experience with consolidating worldwide tax provisions, effective tax rate analysis, and ASC 740 specialty areas (i.e. purchase accounting, APB 23, interim periods, partnerships etc.).
  • Must have strong communication skills, including the ability to simplify complex tax technical issues in a manner that can be understood by Foreign Controllers
  • A proven leader in process improvement and automation/technology use.
  • Strong tax technology skills. Proficiency in Microsoft Excel and OneSource Tax Provision (OTP) required.


Desired Skills:

  • Experience with Alteryx, Peoplesoft and/or SAP 


This position does not support immigration sponsorship.


The range for this position is $135,374.00 - $186,140.00.  Starting pay for the successful applicant is dependent on a variety of job-related factors, including but not limited to geographic location, market demands, experience, training, and education. The benefits available for this position include medical, dental, vision, 401(k) plan, pension plan, life insurance coverage, disability benefits, and PTO.


​Corning Puts YOU First! 

We are committed to supporting your health, financial, career development, and life goals as you grow professionally and personally to achieve your highest potential. All benefits begin as soon as you start your career at Corning. 
•    Our monetary peer-to-peer recognition program is tied to our
Values and celebrates you and your colleagues’ contributions. 
•    Health and well-being benefits include medical, dental, vision, paid parental leave, mental health/substance use, fitness, and disease management programs.  
•    Financial benefits include a 401(k) savings plan with company matching contributions and a 100% company-paid pension benefit that grows steadily throughout your career. 
•    Companywide bonus and attractive short- and long-term compensation programs are available based on your role and responsibilities.   
•    Professional development programs help you grow and achieve your career goals.


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.


Nearest Major Market: Charlotte