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HR Analyst, Retirement Compliance

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Date: Nov 12, 2021

Location: Corning, NY, US, 14831

Company: Corning

Requisition Number: 51338


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.

The global Human Resource (HR) Function provides an integrated talent management system that delivers a workforce that is Corning's competitive differentiator in the global marketplace.

HR provides service offerings that align solutions to business challenges by ensuring the programs are Effective, Efficient, Global, Scaleable, and Repeatable.  Corning’s Values are operationalized by the HR Function through the facilitation of Talent Management offerings, as well as programs and processes that aid in making Corning’s Values visible.


Overview: The Retirement Analyst position provides support to the Financial Benefits Manager for all retirement programs. Responsibilities include administrative compliance, supporting the outsourcing and implementation with various vendors, reviewing a variety of pension retirement packages, ensuring data accuracy, executing all annually required filing and mailings, and all general day to day operations for each retirement benefit program. Assists in the management and coordination of retirement benefit offerings, benefit eligibility, and maintenance of employee benefit records.



  • Assist Financial Benefits Manager in the administration of all financial benefit programs
  • Monitor retirement programs / processes / policies to ensure compliance with current legal and regulatory policies and in direct or indirect support of Corning Values and positive work environment objectives
  • Support benefit plan compliance activities (IRS, PBGC, DOL, ERISA, etc.)
  • Support annual plan audit process
  • Provide functional expertise for financial benefit programs (pension, 401k)
  • Support financial benefits special projects
  • Support administration of qualified and non-qualified financial benefits including review of processes, review of benefit calculations, statements, etc.
  • Vendor Interaction/Engagement
  • Manage participant issue resolution
  • Promote continuous improvement through periodic reviews and evaluations of Retirement programs / processes / policies
  • Provide reporting on the performance and impact of Retirement programs and provide recommendations to ensure achievement of targeted results
  • Collaborate with cross functional teams to meet AOP goals
  • Assist in the development and delivery of educational and compliance benefits communications


Education & Experience:

  • Bachelor's degree
  • At least 5 years of pension plan experience (combination of Corporate Benefits, consulting, administration)


Technical qualifications:

  • This individual must be proficient in MS Office
  • Ability to analyze systems and procedures and develop improvements



  • Strong relationship building skills
  • Proven success working in highly matrix environment.
  • Strong bias for action and an ability to deliver results despite the complex and fluid environment.
  • Excellent analytical and decision-making abilities.
  • Must have a passion for success.
  • Must demonstrate a proven willingness to go the extra mile, to take on the things that need to be done and maintain a positive attitude that can adapt to change.
  • Strong leadership and excellent verbal and written communications skills, with the ability to develop and sell ideas.
  • Proven project management skills—from idea inception to completion, and thorough evaluation.


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