Environmental, Sustainability, Governance Controller

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Date: May 12, 2024

Location: Corning, NY, US, 14831 Charlotte, NC, US, 28216

Company: Corning


Requisition Number: 62763


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 light
  • Precision glass for advanced displays to deliver richer experiences 
  • Auto glass and ceramics to drive cleaner, safer, and smarter transportation


What you'll do: 

You will be Corning’s Environmental, Sustainability & Governance Controller (ESG), a senior manager level role that is the primary Finance lead in the cross functional project to develop Corning’s ESG reporting and disclosure process.  Your responsibilities will span the entire Finance organization and you will work closely with Corning’s Legal, Tax, and Sustainability departments as well as Engineering, Operations, and other functional teams across the company on Corning’s Sustainability initiatives and commitments.


Responsibilities include but not limited to:

  • Be the single point of contact at a leadership level on all Sustainability matters for the Finance organization.
  • Develop a deep expertise on Sustainability trends, frameworks, regulatory requirements, etc. to advise management on required disclosures.
  • Ensure that the company maintains an effective system of internal controls, enhance our system capabilities, refine our Sustainability governance structure, continuing to ensure our Sustainability data is of the highest quality.
  • Influence and interact with senior leadership and key stakeholders, assessing the need to obtain audit assurance over certain metrics and public disclosures.


Minimum requirements for this role:

  • Bachelors’ degree in business or related field
  • 10+ years of finance background with strong experience in ESG with financial reporting


Desired Experience:

  • Minimum of 3 yrs. global corporate experience


Location and Travel Requirements:

  • Corning, NY (preferred) or Charlotte, NC
  • Travel requirement up to 25% consisting of domestic and international


This position does not support immigration sponsorship.

The range for this position is  $158,902.00   -  $218,490.00 assuming full time status. 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 are dependent on hours worked and may 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.


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. To request an accommodation, please contact us at accommodations@corning.com.

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