Senior Tax Analyst, State

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Date: Sep 20, 2023

Location: Corning, NY, US, 14831

Company: Corning

Requisition Number: 61243


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 Environmental Technologies segment manufactures ceramic substrates and filter products for emissions control in mobile and stationary applications around the world.


Job Description:

Corning Incorporated (NYSE: GLW), one of the world’s leading innovators in material science, is seeking a State Senior Tax Analyst to aide in the expansion of the Company’s Tax Operations group.   This position is based primarily in Corning, NY and will be reporting to the State Tax Manager, Tax Operations.  In this role, the Senior State Tax Analyst will primarily be responsible for the preparation and review of US state and local tax returns, US state tax audit support, and assistance with the preparation of US Federal tax returns.  Additionally, the position will focus on the state aspects of income tax accounting and reporting.


Primary Responsibilities:

  • Prepare/review state income/franchise tax returns and workpapers (separate, combined & unitary)
  • Prepare/review state income tax apportionment and perform reconciliations.
  • Requires working with large, complex data sets for modeling and analytics and running Alteryx calculations/workflows.
  • Research and quantify various state & local tax issues
  • Assist with monthly, quarterly, and year-end state income tax accounting reconciliations and calculating the state effective tax rate
  • Support state and local income/franchise tax audits- responding to IDR’s put forth by the taxing jurisdictions
  • Assist with the preparation of the Company’s federal (1120, 1065) and U.S. foreign (5471, 8858, 8865) tax forms including any tax adjustments
  • Support state and federal tax provisions
  • Develop and implement process improvements across all state functions, including automation, refinements to current workpapers, enhanced workflows, reporting systems and related internal controls
  • Responsible for overseeing state cash forecasting including the preparation of extensions and quarterly estimates
  • Assist with tax department projects such as tax credits and incentives


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’ state and local income/franchise work experience.
  • Understand fundamentals of state income/franchise tax such as apportionment, nexus, unitary vs combined reporting and state modifications


Desired Skills

  • Strong 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