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CSS Senior Analyst, Project Delivery, NA

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Date: Feb 18, 2021

Location: Corning, NY, US, 14831

Company: Corning

Requisition Number: 44718

 

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.

Scope of Position:

  • Senior project analyst within CSS to participate on projects that include cost reductions, process improvements, PeopleSoft or 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
  • Lead larger scope projects that align with career development

Day to Day Responsibilities:

  • Executes and leads small scale projects related to new business integrations, process improvement, new initiatives and cost reduction
  • 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

Travel Requirements:

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

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 work days/weekends required occasionally depending on project phase and status

Required Skills:

  • Problem Solving, Analytical Skills, Exceptional Follow Through
  • Familiarity with Corning’s standards, processes and tools
  • 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

Desired Skills:

  • Shared Service process understanding from work in deployment or integration projects
  • Functional Finance system knowledge of SAP and/or Peoplesoft
  • 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, or 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.


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