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Finance Analyst, EIG

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Date: Jan 7, 2022

Location: Corning, NY, US, 14831

Company: Corning

Requisition Number: 51571


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.

Position Overview:

  • Assists in performing accounting activities in accordance with accounting principles and standards to ensure compliance with all relevant regulations, laws, and reporting requirements
  • Collects and analyzes data on financial and/or operational metrics and performances
  • Performs activities to execute daily closing, reporting, budgeting, and forecasting tasks for EIG
  • Compiles data and prepares basic trend analysis
  • Executes routine, ad hoc analysis and reporting to support business unit objectives and business partner relationships
  • Executes transactions for period closing process under the direction of the Controller; including preparation and posting of journal entries, follows SOX procedures, and assists with post close reporting and department spend reviews.
  • Reviews and administers fiscal operating policies and procedures
  • Supports cross-functional projects and helps coordinate key communication activities

Experience and Education:

  • Bachelor’s degree in: Business, Economics, and/or Finance or equivalent
  • 1-2 years working experience in related field
  • Corning acct experience preferred. Manufacturing accounting knowledge helpful.
  • Experience and Working knowledge of Corning’s accounting and finance systems such as People Soft, Khalix, SAP, S4Hana BPC desired
  • Expertise in Excel, PowerPoint, Word required
  • Experience with Corning closing and forecasting processes. Knows who the SMEs are.


  • Critical thinker, open communicator, team player, and ability to meet deadlines
  • Demonstrated ability to process large amounts of data into simple, easily understood talking points
  • Attention to detail, accuracy, process-oriented and organized a must
  • Ability to analyze and interpret data and link to business implications required
  • Partnership, Collaboration, & Influence
    • Collaborative and business partnership approach
    • Actively build relationships, networks and systems with others
    • Actively listens
    • Comfortable challenging supplied inputs and questioning existing processes
    • Ability to work effectively with people in different time zones/cultures
  • Analytical & Strategic Thinking skills
    • Problem solving and strategic thinking skills to dig deeper and develop risk based analytic solutions to enhance the control environment and audit procedures
    • Inquisitive and curious
    • Ability to analyze and interpret data and link to business implications
  • Talent development
    • Addresses performance shortfalls and actively works on skills development with self and/or team via timely, balanced, open discussions
    • Personally, driven and self-aware
    • Adaptability
  • Customer service
    • Monitor, maintain and improve systems to proactively meet customer needs and provide added value
    • Ability to manage multiple priorities, meet deadlines, work proactively and independently in a fast-changing environment
    • Ability to manage multiple priorities, projects and customers at the highest service levels
  • Drive for results
    • Monitor, maintain and improve systems to support continuous improvement to drive efficiency, effectiveness and compliance

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.

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