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Finance Manager (Commercial)

Date:  Dec 30, 2020
Brand:  Luxottica Wholesale North America
Location: 

Port Washington, NY, US, 11050

Requisition ID: 301604 
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.

Luxottica’s Wholesale teams deliver the highest quality frames, best-in-class expertise and a deep understanding of products and markets to support our customers and fuel their businesses all over North America.

 

GENERAL FUNCTION

The Finance Manager leads with all levels of commercial and business planning to gather, research, analyze and summarize commercial business data. They will drive the financial & planning cycle for the Wholesale business including annual, monthly, and weekly budgets & forecasts, as well as required ad-hoc analyses. Gathers data from relevant sources within the optical industry, including market data, historical performance, scorecards, and company financials to draw conclusions from the data and summarize this information into key messages for commercial teams and senior management.

 

MAJOR DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Develops, maintains, documents, and improves upon complex financial models for forecasting and budgeting purposes surrounding the commercial and financial sales of the organization.
  • Serves as finance point-person with commercial planning, business planning and brand management teams owning all budgets and forecasts to drive financial planning and support production needs
  • Performs on-going analysis of brand performance, prepares periodic and ad hoc analyses of Budget/Forecast versus Actuals and Forecasts for all sales KPI’s.
  • Generate reports and queries data using Company’s financial package to build analytics and support business initiatives
  • Supports month-end closing process and controlling procedures by preparing journal entries and accruals for Shared Services accounting team and maintains supporting documentation for audit procedures.
  • Lead coordination of information gathering with Finance and Accounting for financial reports, analyses, and presentations to aid in the decision-making process.
  • Analyzes special projects and ad-hoc requests to determine financial impact on the business
  • Prepares management reports for Commercial sales planners, Corporate and senior Luxottica management.
  • Analyzes internal and marketplace analytics to identify potential opportunities
  • Identifies opportunities to automate, streamline and enhance reporting and budgeting procedures, and exploits those opportunities through implementation.
  • Manages and develops direct report, as well as indirect management for various rotational employees

 

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachelor’s degree in Finance, Accounting or Economics
  • 5+ years progressive financial experience in Commercial Analysis
  • Technical knowledge and understanding of financial statements
  • Strong PC skills, including Excel, Word and PowerPoint and Planning Tools such as Hyperion / SAP / / Business Objects
  • Solid understanding of US GAAP and IFRS
  • Effective communication skills, both verbal and written
  • Excellent time management and organizational skills
  • Demonstrated ability to build the business through improved analysis, trending, and reporting
  • Sound business judgment and strong attention to detail
  • Solid tactical management skills, business acumen, and organizational savvy
  • Demonstrated team-builder, with the ability to work collaboratively with other individuals and disciplines

 

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • MBA/CPA
  • Managerial Experience
  • Experience in a multi-national company

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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