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Senior Accountant Indirect Tax

Date: Jul 7, 2019

Location: Mason, OH, US, 45040

Company: Luxottica Group

Requisition ID: 102554 
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 7,200 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.

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 Sr. Accountant – Indirect Tax performs the accounting, forecasting, analyzing, and internal reporting of balance sheet and select income statement accounts for business compliance activities including sales/use taxes, personal property taxes, unclaimed property reporting and other miscellaneous business compliance activities in a shared service environment which supports all retail, wholesale, and distribution entities.

 

MAJOR DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES 

  • Perform monthly account reconciliation for cash and credit card store deposit receivable accounts.
  • Perform month-end closing activities in accordance with GAAP/IFRS. Reviews and ensures accuracy of all G/L account reconciliations within required deadlines.
  • Perform traditional accounting activies such as forecasting, analyzing and reporting of balance sheets & income statements.
  • Manage multiple tax compliance packages with outside tax preparer service providers with significant financial impact while abiding by all internal and external controls.
  • Provide multiple tax discipline expertise to brand/corporate initiatives analytical support and ad hoc projects for management and other departments within the company.
  • Identify tax and accounting risk issues, thinks strategically, adds perspective, and recommends solutions while focusing on tax minimization with integrity.
  • Analyze data and compares multiple variables while making sound business decisions.
  • Demonstrate proficient knowledge and utilization of systems and software within area of responsibility.
  • Challenge the process and Independently identify innovative ways to improve accuracy, efficiency, and overall governance. Implement approved plans.
  • Effectively manage personal time and effort to achieve departmental and organizational goals and deadlines.
  • Assume additional responsibilities and assist with special projects as needed or directed.

 

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS 

  • Bachelors degree in Accounting
  • 3-5 plus years of experience in Accounting
  • Proven tax accounting experience with working knowledge of GAAP
  • Thorough understanding and practical application of accounting principles
  • Strong analytical/problem solving skills
  • Ability to adapt to change including shifting and competing priorities
  • Solid organizational and multi-tasking skills with particular attention to details and deadlines
  • Makes sound business decisions and acts with integrity
  • Advanced Microsoft Excel skills
  • Experience with SAP and Vertex a plus
  • Demonstrates willingness and ability to be a self-starter, taking the initiative to solve problems and pursue business opportunities.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills

 

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 contact Talent Luxottica at  877-589-8253 (513-765-2256 outside of US) or email TalentLuxottica@luxotticaretail.com

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, gender, national origin, religion, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, citizenship, 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.

 

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