Full Job Description
Requisition ID: 482081
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.
The Senior Accountant performs accounting, forecasting, and internal reporting for all inventory-related balance sheet and select income statement accounts for retail, wholesale and distribution entities. In addition to performing traditional accounting activities, the Senior Accountant provides subject-matter expertise to brand/corporate initiatives, including, among other things, new system implementations, preparation of various reports and analyses for management and other departments within the company.
MAJOR DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES
Performs all assigned month-end duties, including journal entries, account reconciliations and other reporting schedules.
Leverages system knowledge to prepare analyses to support management initiatives and audit requests.
Accurately estimates and calculates capitalizations and reserves for month end close.
Prepares quarterly inventory forecasting and monthly cost of merchandise variance analysis.
Provides subject matter expertise for inventory-related matters on projects and in support of other departments including, but not limited to, Finance, Field Management, Loss Prevention, Payables, Product Group, Sales Audit, Store Operations, Distribution Centers and LOM.
Performs analytical reviews for inventory-related General Ledger accounts.
Maintains proper Internal Controls to ensure compliance with Sarbanes Oxley.
Assists in special projects as requested by management.
Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting
3+ years of relevant work experience
Proven accounting experience
Strong analytical/problem solving skills
Intermediate to Advanced Microsoft Excel skills
Strong verbal and written communication skills
Solid organizational and multi-tasking skills
Ability to learn new systems quickly
Willingness and ability to be a self-starter, taking the initiative to solve problems/pursue business opportunities
Ability and desire to successfully accomplish personal and business goals
Makes sound business decisions and acts with integrity
Effectively manages personal time and effort to achieve necessary administrative tasks
Constructively challenges the process and takes the initiative to search for opportunities to grow, improve and innovate
Demonstrates leadership skills through ownership of projects and proactive support/development of staff accountants
Knowledge of SAP, JDA, HFM
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.