Finance Senior Tax Analyst- Federal Domestic Tax Operations

Date: Sep 18, 2023

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

Company: Corning

Requisition Number: 61568


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


Job Title: Senior Tax Analyst – Federal Tax Operations


Job Location: Corning, NY or Charlotte, NC


Job Description:

Corning Incorporated (NYSE: GLW), one of the world’s leading innovators in material science, is seeking a Federal - Senior Tax Analyst to aide in the expansion of the Company’s Tax Operations group.

This position can be located in Corning, NY or Charlotte, NC and will be reporting to the Federal Tax Manager, Tax Operations. In this role, the Senior Federal Tax Analyst will primarily be responsible for the preparation and review of US federal tax returns, federal provision and forecast calculations, and tax audit support.

Additionally, the position will also focus on the federal aspects of income tax accounting and reporting.

The Federal - Senior Tax Analyst will also have an important role to play in supporting Corning’s efforts to streamline and automate its tax processes and procedures.

The company is in the process of developing and implementing its overall long-range technology strategy, and this individual will be part of the team supporting these efforts.


The position is hybrid-remote, with the expectation of coming to the Charlotte HQ office for in-person meetings on a need's basis, with occasional travel to Corning HQ office.


Primary Responsibilities:

  • Prepare/review federal income tax returns and workpapers and reconciliations.
  • Assist with the Consolidated federal tax return including compiling statements and completing the e-File process.
  • Calculate and track the tax attributes of domestic entities, including domestic E&P and tax basis.
  • Assist with forecasting the annual effective tax rate (ETR) and cash taxes, primarily as it related to US income tax matters.
  • Assist with the quarterly income tax provision process.
  • Prepare the monthly, quarterly, and year-end federal income tax accounting reconciliations.
  • Maintain and assist with SOX and internal control documentation requirements.
  • Support tax audits by gathering documentation for IDR requests.
  • Support process improvement efforts including automation, workpaper re-design, or enhanced workflows.
  • Assist with tax department projects including tax credits, incentives, and technology driven projects.


Education & Experience:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or Business Finance with 3-5 years’ experience in Finance related area
  • CPA desirable but not required


Required Skills:

  • Advanced Microsoft Excel skills
  • Proficient knowledge of Microsoft Word, Power Point, SharePoint
  • 2-5+ years’ federal income tax work experience.


Desired Skills:

  • Basic knowledge of ASC 740 and related pronouncements preferred
  • Audit or public accounting experience
  • Experience with OneSource, Alteryx, Peoplesoft and/or SAP Skills
  • Demonstrated ability to prioritize, organize, and perform multiple tasks with varying deadlines
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Confident in decision making ability
  • Ability to interact independently with peers and management
  • Possess excellent communication and analytical skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills 


This position does not support immigration sponsorship.


The range for this position is $77,578.00 - $106,670.00.  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 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.


Nearest Major Market: Corning