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Senior Accountant

Date: 
Brand:  Luxottica (LoA Corporate)
Location: 

Mission Viejo, CA, US, 92691

Requisition ID: 216581 
Position:Full-Time

 

Luxottica is a global leader in the design, manufacture and distribution of fashion, luxury and sports eyewear. Our wholesale network covers more than 150 countries and our retail presence consists of over 9,100 retail stores across the globe.

In North America, our wholesale business is the home to global brands like Ray-Ban, Oakley, and many of the top fashion house brands. Our leading retail brands include; LensCrafters, Sunglass Hut, Pearle Vision, Target Optical and Sears Optical. We are also home to EyeMed, the fastest growing vision care company in the United States.

Supporting over 4,500 retail stores in North America, a career in our retail headquarters allows us to stay in touch with the end customer and use their ever-changing behaviors and preferences to shape our offerings of the best eyewear and services.

 

GENERAL FUNCTION

The Sr. Accountant of EYEXAM of CA participates in all function based accounting activities including revenue deferrals, selling expenses, G&A expenses, marketing, budgeting, forecasting. Also performs all month-end close items, reconciles balance sheet accounts and California Department of Managed Health Care (DMHC) regulatory reporting.

 

MAJOR DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Responsible for various function-based accounting activities (e.g. revenue deferrals, recording of legal expense, marketing, etc.)
  • Complete month-end close duties accurately and timely (e.g. recording, performing variance analysis, etc.)
  • Interact and collaborate with accounting partners in Luxottica North America and business owners
  • Prepare/review reconciliations for various balance sheet accounts. Analyze balances to ensure accuracy. Identify and communicate unreconciled items to management
  • Ensure compliance with Generally Accepted Accounting Principals (GAAP) and International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS) accounting requirements, as well as Sarbanes-Oxley regulations
  • Work directly with internal and external auditors to ensure successful and timely completion of internal/external audits and quarterly/annual reviews
  • Proactively identify and implement process improvements
  • Completes special project work as assigned

 

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or Finance
  • 3+ years of comparable experience
  • Strong Accounting background
  • Strong critical thinking skills
  • Highly analytical
  • Self-disciplined/self-motivated
  • In-depth understanding of internal controls and segregation of duties
  • Intermediate MS Excel and Word skills
  • Ability to effectively work within 2 different SAP systems
  • Excellent communication skills (verbal, written, presentation, listening)
  • Solid organizational and multi-tasking skills
  • Demonstrate willingness and ability to be a self-starter, taking the initiative to solve problems
  • Demonstrate the ability and desire to initiate and successfully accomplish personal and business goals
  • Ability to analyze problems, to compile data, to determine facts and reach a logical conclusion
  • Ability to prioritize and multi task
  • Constructively challenge the process and take the initiative to search for opportunities to grow, improve and innovate
  • Effective time management, organizational and communication skills (both written and oral )
  • Ability to interact professionally with coworkers, management and customers
  • Ability to build strong business relationships in a team environment

 

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • MBA
  • CPA

Upon request and consistent with applicable laws, Luxottica will provide reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities who need assistance in the application and hiring process.  To request a reasonable accommodation, please call the Luxottica Ethics Compliance Hotline at 1-888-887-3348 or e-mail HRCompliance@luxotticaretail.com (be sure to provide your name and contact information for either option so that we may follow up in a timely manner). 

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, gender, national origin, social origin, social condition, being perceived as a victim of domestic violence, sexual aggression or stalking, religion, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, citizenship, ancestry, veteran or military status, marital status, pregnancy (including unlawful discrimination on the basis of a legally protected pregnancy or maternity leave), genetic information or any other characteristics protected by law.  Native Americans receive preference in accordance with Tribal Law.


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