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Finance Analyst I, Shared Services Projects, NA

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Date: Feb 6, 2019

Location: Corning, NY, US, 14831

Company: Corning

Requisition Number: 35930


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:

As the Project Analyst within Corning Shared Services, you will participate on projects that include cost reductions, improvements to process, PeopleSoft or SAP deployments, Shared Service integrations, Finance system upgrades, business process design and new functional process/technology introductions. You may also need to participate in multiple smaller scope projects depending on our project portfolio and business needs.


Day to Day Responsibilities:

  • Support functional design of system functionality and / or processes
  • Performs project analysis, reviews and documents beginning-to-end project requirements, ensuring process compliance
  • Supports and documents configuration requirements, business rules, functional requirements, and data modeling requirements
  • Develop test requirements and execute test scripts
  • Support building, managing and distributing change management plans, reports, processes, business policies, regulations and SOPs
  • Assists with data modeling, transaction flow analysis, internal control and risk analysis, modern business methods, and performance measure techniques
  • Prepare training material and execute end user training
  • Support issue resolution during implementation and at go live
  • Collaborate with receivers and identify requirements / gaps
  • Evaluate solution proposals and support solution design


Travel Requirements: You can expect 25% domestic/international travel possible depending on assigned project(s)


Hours of work/work schedule/flex-time: 8a – 5p with extended work days/weekends required occasionally depending on project phase and status


Required Education and Experience:

  • Associate’s Degree or Bachelor’s Degree; preference for Finance, Business
  • A minimum of 3+ years relevant experience in Shared Service environment


Required Skills:

  • Problem solving, analytical skills, exceptional follow through
  • Customer focused and a great teammate
  • 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 at a time


Desired Skills:

  • Deep understanding of Shared Service process from work in deployment or integration projects
  • Familiarity with Corning’s standards, processes and tools
  • Functional Finance system knowledge of SAP and/or Peoplesoft
  • Certified Green Belt


Soft Skills:

  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Strong communication and ability to interact 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
  • Ambitious and demonstrates initiative
  • Eager to learn new things


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.

Nearest Major Market: Corning