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Finance Director

Date:  Jan 6, 2022
Brand:  Luxottica (LoA Corporate)
Location: 

New York, NY, US, 10018

Requisition ID: 488549 
Position:Full-Time
Total Rewards: Benefits/Incentive Information

 

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, and Target 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 SGH Director of Finance will be responsible for shaping brand strategy, driving sales and profitability improvements and leading FP&A functions in a highly dynamic finance team. The candidate should be a high-energy financial leader with proven track record of improving processes and adding value to the business. This associate must have strong analytical skills, ability to influence and lead improved results, and possess the willingness to understand the business at a strategic and detailed level. The leader must also be able to effectively summarize their detailed business understanding into executive level presentations with insightful perspective. The associate must have outstanding inter-personal and communication skills to effectively participate on cross-functional brand projects and partner with global leaders and shared services to resolve issues.

 

MAJOR DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Lead sales forecasting process including development of key assumptions based on market trends and strategic plans
  • Track and analyze sales and financial results to identify opportunities and provide recommendations to grow sales & profitability
  • Manage finance team in the development of the annual budget and quarterly forecasts with top and bottom line responsibilities
  • Provide financial modeling and support to Business Development team to maximize current relationships and develop new commercial partnerships
  • Ability to meet deadlines, improve processes and clearly communicate with financial and non-financial partners
  • Lead month-end closed process in partnership with accounting and provide status of financial condition of the company by collecting, interpreting, and reporting key financial data
  • Present Weekly business reporting package and insights to Executive Leadership Team
  • Leads the financial modeling for long-range strategic plans
  • Coach and develop future financial/business leaders
  • Lead and participate on transformative brand projects with cross functional partners
  • Demonstrated leader and team player to partner other Luxottica brands and global teams
  • Interpersonal skills
  • Influencing and negotiation skills
  • Conflict resolution

 

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS

  • BBA or MBA in Finance or Accounting
  • 10+ years’ experience in related field

 

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Finance and retail industry experience preferred
  • Outstanding business acumen and critical thinking skills; brings logical solutions to business issues (not just financial)
  • Business leader with broad financial background (FP&A, accounting, M&A, etc.)
  • Solid analytical skills with ability to breakdown complex issues into key business drivers
  • Financial and management reporting skills – can develop easy to understand reporting with insightful perspective
  • Presentation skills; experienced in creating and delivering presentation for senior management
  • Proven track record of improving processes and creating value beyond their immediate area of influence
  • Strong drive and sense of urgency

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 (be sure to provide your name and contact information 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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Nearest Secondary Market: New York City

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