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Finance Manager

Date:  Sep 16, 2022
Brand:  Luxottica (LoA Corporate)
Location: 

New York, NY, US, 10018

Requisition ID: 705082 
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:

Responsible for developing financial plans and forecasts by leveraging a combination of relationships with key business partners, strong knowledge of cost drivers, assumptions and accounting processes.  Evaluate actuals/variances and provide insights into performance trends.  Develop/improve processes to deliver accuracy and efficiency gains.    

 

MAJOR DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

Responsibility for development and review of financial plans, forecasts and estimates

  • Develops the forecast for Depreciation and Occupancy across 5 brands, prepares/maintains supporting documentation and tracks key assumptions, contingencies, etc
  • Financial partner with brand/shared leaders to capture key inputs for planning process, identifying risks/opportunities
  • Proposes methodology changes and improvement opportunities to forecasts and aligns with brand/shared partners on changes
  • Manages the Real Estate Pro Forma model and supports key steps of the capital allocation approval process
  • Ad Hoc analysis to support the central Real Estate Leadership team and their strategic objectives

Responsibility for monthly results analysis and reporting

  • Coordinates month-end closing process by preparing journal entries/accruals and working with accounting to address inconsistencies or errors
  • Complete detailed review/analysis of actual results on a monthly basis
  • Coordinates obtaining variance explanations and reviews for reasonableness
  • Understanding of variances vs plan/forecast/estimate, timing, etc
  • Understand and analyze the cost drivers for actual results on a monthly basis
  • Prepare monthly variance commentary
  • Prepare and assess analyses, providing actionable business insights to brand/shared partners regarding financial trends/performance
  • Participate in special projects and create ad hoc analysis as assigned

 

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS

  • 5+ years of relevant experience
  • Bachelor Degree in Finance or Accounting
  • Strong analytical/problem solving skills
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills with the ability to influence outcomes
  • Solid organizational and multi-tasking skills
  • Systems – advanced excel skills, experience with Business Objects, ERP systems (e.g., SAP) and Hyperion Essbase/Planning

 

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Retail financial planning experience

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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