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Financial Analyst - Operating Expense Analyst

Date:  Dec 22, 2020
Brand:  Luxottica Wholesale North America
Location: 

Port Washington, NY, US, 11050

Requisition ID: 299383 
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 Financial Analyst assists in developing departmental budgets and variance analyses, assists in preparing forecast and profitability analyses, compiles and analyzes performance across brands, geographies, and channels of trade, prepares and analyzes monthly financial data, and supports overall controlling activities.

 

MAJOR DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Develops, maintains, documents, and improves upon complex financial models for forecasting and budgeting purposes with an emphasis on non-labor operating expenses.
  • Tracks monthly project spending and generates monthly reporting vs approved spending amounts.
  • Serves as the finance liaison with the broader commercial entity for the overall Procure-to-Pay process, invoice coding & processing and Travel & Entertainment expenses.
  • Identifies opportunities to automate, streamline and improve reporting and budgeting procedures, and exploits those opportunities through implementation.
  • Supports month-end closing process and controlling procedures by preparing journal entries and accruals for Shared Services accounting team.
  • Coordinates information gathering with Finance and Accounting for financial reports, analyses and presentations to aid in the decision-making process.
  • Performs on-going analysis of budgetary status and impact of supplemental needs and requests, prepares periodic and ad hoc analyses of Budget/Forecast versus Actual for revenue and expenses, prepares and maintains supporting documentation.
  • Works cooperatively with other disciplines and accepts direction from supervisors.
  • Prepares management reports for Corporate and senior Luxottica management.
  • Runs reports and queries data using Company’s financial package to collect information for financial planning.

 

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachelor’s degree in Finance, Accounting or General Business
  • 1-2 years’ experience
  • PC proficient, especially with Excel
  • Demonstrated experience and proficiency in the financial analysis discipline
  • Solid tactical management skills
  • Business acumen
  • Organizational savvy
  • Effective communication skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to build the business through improved analysis, trending and reporting
  • Sound business judgment and strong attention to detail
  • Demonstrated team-builder, with the ability to work collaboratively with other individuals and disciplines
  • Innovative style with a “roll-up-the-sleeves” attitude

 

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Knowledge of SAP and/or Essbase
  • 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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