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Finance Rotational Analyst

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Date: Jun 13, 2022

Location: Corning, NY, US, 14831

Company: Corning

Requisition Number: 49500


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.

Overview of Finance Rotational Program:

The purpose of the Finance Rotational Program (FRP) is to cultivate a robust pipeline to sustain succession plans in support of a world class Finance organization. The FRP is a three year program consisting of three one year rotational assignments within the Finance function across manufacturing, division, and corporate. The rotations are aimed at providing participants with the opportunity to learn and experience a variety of Finance roles. Rotations are designed to provide in-depth opportunities and experiences to accelerate participant’s careers. Participants can expect a broad range of experiences and gain competencies as well as an opportunity to make a real contribution to the organization

The program includes:

  • Robust and challenging rotational assignments
  • Ongoing mentoring from and visibility with top leaders
  • Ongoing coaching during each rotation
  • Personal and group development opportunities
  • Leadership development

Position Qualifications General Requirements:

  • Mobility within the U.S. for annual rotation, and for end role
  • 3 year commitment to the rotational program

Required Years and Area of Experience:

  • Relevant work experience not required
  • Bachelor’s degree in: Business, Economics, and/or Finance or equivalent
  • Master’s degree in related area preferred
  • Desire to obtain certifications preferred (e.g. CPA, CMA, CFA, etc.)
  • Six Sigma Green belt/Black belt certification – a plus

Technical Skills:

  • Data analytics software experience (ACL, IDEA, etc.) desired
  • PeopleSoft and/or SAP experience desired
  • Cost accounting/manufacturing experience desired
  • Strong computer skills; proficiency in Excel / PowerPoint required
  • Sarbanes-Oxley knowledge required


  • Attention to detail, accuracy, process-oriented and organized a must
  • Ability to analyze and interpret data and link to business implications required
  • Excellent communication (including presentation) skills
  • Problem solving capability
  • Data driven problem solving capability
  • Continuous process/product improvement capability
  • Interest in working in different Finance function areas
  • Comfortable working on their own and in groups

Desired Soft Skills:

  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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.



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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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