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Finance Senior Analyst PLM OCS

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Date: May 16, 2022

Location: Charlotte, NC, US, 28216

Company: Corning

Requisition Number: 51963


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.

Job Description:

Proactive business partner who will provide insightful financial analysis to OCS product line teams to maximize profitability and help drive business growth.


  • Provide reporting tools to finance and PLM organization.
  • Drive efficiencies and process improvements in financial analysis tools and output
  • Assist with support of to product line managers to enable a clear understanding of financial results, including specific drivers of product line revenue, margin, and COM.
  • Help provide tools and reports to enable better understanding of P&L performance, trends and
  • Develop an understanding how mix, price, volume, and manufacturing variances impact margin results. Work with finance leadership to recommend actions for improvements.
  • Support with identifying cost reduction areas to drive continuous improvement in operations
  • Conduct product line performance evaluations, scenario analysis, variance analysis, and ad hoc margin analysis as needed
  • Assist in annual budget and 5 year strategic plan preparation at the product line level
  • Conduct make versus buy analysis where applicable
  • Support the financial analysis required for investment proposals and/or appropriate requests for product line expansion or cost reduction
  • Provide linkage between local financial results and regional product line results with thorough understanding of consolidation processes
  • Act as liaison between plant controllers, entity controllers, and corporate finance resources to ensure accurate reporting and thorough understanding of financial results at the product line level

Travel Requirements:

  • Travel may be needed for project work and / or team meetings

Required Education:

  • Bachelor degree in Accounting/Finance

Required Years and Area of Experience:

  • 3 to 5 years of related cost accounting or other financial analysis experience in manufacturing setting Required Skills:
  • SAP detailed application knowledge.
  • Advanced analytical skills, including ability to work with complex data sets and multidimensional databases
  • Advanced knowledge of Excel and modeling scenarios
  • Knowledge of PowerBI is helpful
  • Strong communication skills and ability to communicate across cultures.
  • Ability to work in a “Fast Paced” environment with a strong commitment to meet objectives and deadlines.
  • Rigorous & Detail Oriented

Desired Skills:

  • Experience with data management across multiple platforms
  • Prior manufacturing experience (plant financial analyst or APC)
  • Ability to work independently and within a matrix organization
  • Ability to work in cross functional teams and work with all levels of organization.

Soft Skills:

  • Strong commitment to Corning’s Values, with solid cultural awareness.
  • Ability to drive decisions across multifunctional teams
  • Ability to work independently as well as part of a team.

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: Charlotte