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Luxottica Corporate - Senior Accountant (Fixed Assets) in Dallas, Texas

Requisition ID: 563121

Position: Full-Time

Total Rewards: Benefits/Incentive Information (https://jobs.luxottica.com/content/Benefits-and-Perks/?locale=en_US)

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

The Sr. Accountant serves as a lead for all major period-end closing activities for Luxottica North America Fixed Assets accounting for 5,000+ locations and 400,000+ active asset records to ensure capital and related expense items are accurately and fairly presented within the financial statements in accordance with US GAAP, IFRS and company policies.

MAJOR DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Performs timely and accurate recognition of capital expenditures and depreciation expenses.

  • Anticipates, recognizes, and acts on financial exposures and opportunities.

  • Performs monthly closing activities including recognition of complete capital projects, asset disposals or transfers, capitalized labor, repairs and maintenance, capital accruals and related depreciation accruals, other journal entries (preparation & review), analysis and reporting.

  • Performs sub-ledger maintenance for accelerated depreciation and related asset retirements.

  • Performs periodic reviews and analysis of the asset portfolio for pertinence and obsolescence.

  • Effectively communicate with managements (i.e. risks, opportunities, status updates).

  • Provides support and maintains effective and on-going communication with key stakeholders in operations, finance/accounting and external customers, including auditors.

  • Prepares annual plans/quarterly forecasts and work with relevant personnel to gather explanations for variances to plan and forecast in order to ensure that accounting activities are completed consistently and accurately. Communicate findings as appropriate.

  • Analyzes, prepares and reviews monthly reconciliations for various balance sheet accounts to ensure compliance with US GAAP and company policies and procedures (including control deadlines).

  • Proactively identifies and implements process improvements/controls for key accounting activities that minimize risk and allow for more efficient and effective accounting operations while maintaining compliance with Sarbanes-Oxley.

  • Assumes additional responsibilities and assist with special projects as needed or directed.

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or Finance required

  • 3+ years of comparable experience

  • Accounting experience with working knowledge of US GAAP and IFRS.

  • Ability to adapt to shifting and competing priorities

  • Strong communication (both verbal and written), organizational and multi-tasking skills

  • Proficient in Microsoft Excel and other system applications

  • Leads by example through high personal standards and organizational commitment

  • Demonstrates willingness and ability to be a self-starter, takes the initiative to solve problems

  • Demonstrates the ability and desire to initiate and successfully accomplish goals.

  • Demonstrates the ability to constructively challenge the process and develop, with limited direction, new approaches, processes, solutions, etc.

  • Effectively manages time and effort to achieve necessary tasks

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • CPA and/or MBA preferred

  • Fixed Assets experience preferred

  • SAP experience preferred

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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