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Payroll Coordinator

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Date: Jul 14, 2021

Location: Corning, NY, US, 14831

Company: Corning

Requisition Number: 46967


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.

Over the course of the past several years, Corning’s Global Finance Organization has transformed into an insight’s driven, world-class Finance organization, focused on supporting our businesses’ strategic growth initiatives across all regions of the world.  At Corning, our Finance organization plays an essential leadership role in all strategic business decisions.  We deliver value through our focus on business partnership with an emphasis on providing actionable insights that deliver strong cash and liquidity performance, high returns on invested capital, and optimized efficiency and effectiveness of business process operations.  Corning Finance is launching into another exciting phase of change focused on integrating digital transformation into all areas of the organization, including updates to core ERP systems, data, analytics, reporting and best of breed emerging tech including expansion of RPA, AI and chatbot capabilities.  As our Corning businesses grow and evolve, so will Corning Finance – always being ready to meet the needs of our partners - driving shareholder value and providing world-class financial stewardship to the enterprise at large.

Position Description:

  • Process weekly time and attendance records for hourly/weekly employees
  • In-depth knowledge of end-to-end HTR payroll process within the CSS space
  • Interface regularly with business partners, and vendors to reach common goals
  • Identifies and takes initiative to implement process improvements
  • Reconcile payroll files during and after each pay run to ensure accurate remittance
  • Develop and maintain documentation of relevant processes
  • Process and verify any special payments and adjustments providing detailed analysis upon request
  • Appropriately recognizes and classifies confidential data and takes necessary actions to ensure compliance
  • Assess priorities and manage several activities simultaneously
  • Capacity to work well under pressure with ability to adapt to changing requirements and deadlines
  • Provides regular instruction and coaching to team members. Leads a functional team area; directs work of team in support of process area goal or initiative
  • Considers and collects pertinent facts to solve problems
  • Identifies issues with broad reach, anticipates impacts to other functional areas, and seeks manager direction accordingly

Education & Experience:

  • 4 year degree; Accounting/Business preferred
  • 4 - 6 years of relevant payroll experience

Required Skills:

  • Rigorous approach to problem solving and analytics
  • Works well under pressure
  • Adaptable to changing requirements and deadlines
  • Detail oriented & data driven
  • Strong communication skills
  • Strong organization skills
  • Process Oriented
  • Performs quality checks on own work to ensure accuracy
  • Strong communication skills
  • Advanced PC skills

Desired Skills:

  • ADP GlobalView payroll experience
  • Advanced Excel skills
  • Certified Payroll Professional or Fundamental Payroll Certification
  • Accounting background a plus
  • Prior Shared Services experience

Soft Skills:

  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Ability to interact and communicate effectively across many levels of the organization
  • Takes Initiative
  • Motivated & Inquisitive
  • Ability to work independently and in a team environment
  • Eager to learn and grow

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