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Finance Director Sales & Analytics (Lenscrafters)

Date:  Jan 12, 2022
Brand:  Luxottica (LoA Corporate)
Location: 

New York, NY, US, 10018

Requisition ID: 518701 
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 position is responsible for providing financial leadership and business analysis to the LensCrafters brand.  The role requires strong, broad, progressive functional capabilities in accounting, financial planning / forecasting and analysis. This role must have a deep understanding of the profitability drivers necessary to achieve financial objectives while providing data driven insights to the business leaders. The role is a key leader in the team and owns the overall business intelligence with a deep understanding of the business trends.

 

MAJOR DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Key leader for the LensCrafters brand for the annual and quarterly sales forecast process.
  • Lead and partner with cross-functional teams on inputs of key drivers into the sales forecast.
  • Provide financial leadership and business analysis on brand initiatives to team members and internal stakeholders
  • Responsible for financial analysis and to gather hindsight’s and make recommendations to leadership for go-forward strategy.
  • Transform and manage large data sets into succinct insights and easy-to-understand KPI reporting, resulting in key insights to improve results.
  • Develop relationships with cross-functional teams to become a trusted financial partner; work with the cross-functional teams to provide insights into the results of tests and broad scale initiatives.
  • Improve financial / business acumen of brand / field teams through dissecting business into easy-to-understand key drivers and actively coaching non-financial leaders.
  • Lead strategic / tactical business initiatives (may or may not be financial) that provide broad-based value for the brand.
  • Manage and lead team in the monthly close for brand including providing key insights and financial reporting to brand
  • Establish and streamline strategies, processes, and tools within team to efficiently analyze overall effectiveness.

 

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Finance or Accounting
  • S. and C.P.A. and / or M.B.A in Accounting or Finance
  • 10+ years relevant experience
  • Retail industry experience
  • Strong analytical skills and ability to provide deep insights that result in improved results
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Strong computer skills including Word, Excel (complex spreadsheets) and Power Point
  • Excellent communication skills – written and verbal
  • Ability to balance multiple projects simultaneously
  • Work ethic – flexibility in hours worked (i.e. may need to arrive early or stay late)
  • Financial and management reporting skills – can develop easy to understand reporting with insightful perspective

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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