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Project Analyst

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Date: Dec 30, 2021

Location: Corning, NY, US, 14831

Company: Corning

Requisition Number: 51041


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.

At Corning, our growth is fueled by a commitment to innovation. We succeed through sustained investment in research & development, a unique combination of material and process innovation, and close collaboration with customers to solve tough technology challenges. We are a four-time National Medal of Technology winner thanks to our technology leadership and R&D environment, which attract and enable the best scientific minds in the world. This pipeline of talent has brought life-changing innovation to your fingertips for more than 160 years.


Scope of Position (i.e. projects involved with and role within group):

Contribute as an integral part of the S&T Technology Planning team to meet project/resource data management and financial reporting requirements for S&T and Corning’s businesses. This role requires the individual to work proactively, independently and collaboratively.


Day to Day Responsibilities:

• Complete daily, monthly, and annual processes including the portfolio planning cycle and associated required processes and tasks, database maintenance and administration, period close preparation and execution

• Utilize portfolio and resource management tools to perform data validation, reporting, and analysis to identify spending trends to aid in leadership decision making

• Collaborate with team members for work distribution, priority setting and issue resolution

• Train and guide users on the Planview tool and associated portfolio business processes

• Participate on ad hoc projects including database upgrades and troubleshooting

• Provide swift customer service to all levels of the S&T organization

• Maintain complex SOPs/documentation of all activities

• Daily interaction with end users, project managers and S&T management


Travel Requirements (please note if international): None

Hours of work/work schedule/flex-time: Core business hours


Education and Experience (minimum required for consideration) Bachelor’s degree in finance, accounting, or business or equivalent work experience


Required Skills (These are skills that candidates MUST possess)

• Proficient with Microsoft Office products including Excel, Access, Word, and PowerPoint

• Experience interfacing with enterprise-wide application software that supports the accounting function (i.e., PeopleSoft, Actuate, etc.)

• Strong propensity for accuracy and completion

• Solid analytical and problem-solving skills

• Strong communication skills including the ability to communicate cross functionally

• Ability to anticipate and execute against deadlines in a fast-paced environment

• Self-starter, committed to exceeding customer expectations

• Demonstrated initiative, persistence and self-direction

• Ability to work independently and proactively, as part of a team


Desired Skills (These are skills that would be nice for candidates to possess)

• Understanding of business processes and practices related to project costing

• Database management and report query skills

• Project management

• Experience working with a global team


Soft Skills (Communication/Team/Leadership)

• Strong commitment to Corning’s values with solid cultural awareness

• Strong written and verbal communication skills

• Demonstrated ability to work independently and on a team

• Ability to work well with a diverse set of skills and backgrounds


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