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Senior Financial Analyst, FP&A

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Date: Sep 16, 2022

Location: Corning, NY, US, 14831

Company: Corning

Requisition Number: 58040


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 

Corning, Inc.

Senior Financial Analyst - Research & Development

Req. 58040

Corning Sullivan Park Campus, Painted Post, NY



Purpose of the Position:

This Senior Financial Analyst will support the analysis, planning and decision support for Corning’s Research and Development stakeholders. This individual will assist in driving process improvement, continuously focused on improving reporting processes and analytics to provide increased business insight. This role ensures all information and analysis generated is timely and accurately represented. It requires collaboration with the finance organization and the Technology Community.


Key Responsibilities:

  • Performs in-depth analysis and articulates findings to senior management
  • Responsible for supporting the reporting and analytical processes required to facilitate the clear financial articulation of operational results and projections to both senior management and senior financial leadership.
  • Assist in the preparation of the presentation decks for various forums.
  • Provides ad-hoc financial analysis and project support.
  • Assist in driving Process Excellence in FP&A processes, including the monthly close, monthly control forecast.
  • Performs budget and forecast input for long range plan.
  • Lead spending review process for assigned business customers.
  • Provides Quarterly required Corporate reporting such as SEC, Tax and Lease
  • Optimally leverages the use of Corning’s financial applications (i.e. Khalix, PeopleSoft, SAP, MSDW) to deliver financial reporting and analytical deliverables.
  • Fully engage in all aspects of and execute on all FP&A deliverables for the SAP BPC implementation. Become a Subject Matter Expert (SME) in SAP for FP&A processes.



  • People
    • Learning on the Fly
    • Learns quickly when facing new problems.
    • Open to change.
    • Enjoys the challenge of unfamiliar tasks.


  • Peer Relationships/ Collaboration
    • Is seen as a team player and is cooperative.
    • Easily gains trust and support of peers.
    • Integrity & Trust
    • Is widely trusted.
    • Keeps confidences.
    • Doesn't misrepresent him/herself for personal gain.
    • Models Corning Values and Code of Conduct.
    • Interpersonal Skills
    • Able to effectively work on cross functional teams to solve complex business problems  


  • Business
    • Customer Focus
    • Is dedicated to meeting the expectations and requirements of internal and external customers.
    • Establishes and maintains effective relationships with customers and gains their trust and respect.
    • Effectively work on cross functional teams to solve complex business problems.
    • Organizational Agility
    • Knows who to go to in order to secure the appropriate type and level of finance service needed to address the entity’s business needs.


  • Problem Solving
    • Performs detailed analysis and evaluates opportunities to ensure accurate results.


  • Function/Technical
    • Financial Analytical Skills
    • Strong analytical, financial and mathematical skills.
    • Experience modeling and performing predictive analytics to review complex financial and operational analysis and scenarios


  • Financial Systems
    • Has working knowledge of financial systems used (i.e., PS, Khalix, SAP).
    • Has necessary level of proficiency with Microsoft Office products including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and/or Project. Uses these tools to work more efficiently and reduce time.
    • Ability to perform PeopleSoft and SAP queries in order to troubleshoot period closing inquiries.


  • Technical Competence
    • Has a working knowledge of general accounting including business financial statements (sales through NPAT plus statistical accounts and Cash Flow) and technical knowledge of local accounting and regulatory policies.


  • Financial Processes
    • Able to coordinate closing processes or segments of the process and reporting of results to business to ensure accurate and timely results.


  • Experiences/Education:
    • Bachelor’s Degree in Finance or Accounting preferred.
    • CPA, CMA, or MBA preferred.
    • 3 to 5 years related experience


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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