We currently have a Financial Analyst III career opportunity at our Dallas, TX location.
Essilor is an international company and the leading provider of eyeglass lenses in the world. Our mission is improving lives by improving sight, and we work every day to bring good vision to the 4.5 billion people around the globe in need of visual correction.
Our products such as Varilux, Crizal and Transitions are available in more than 130 countries and are worn by one billion people daily. Essilor of America and its subsidiary, Essilor Laboratories of America, Inc., employ more than 7,000 in the U.S. and own the largest and most comprehensive optical laboratory network in the U.S.
The KBCO & Xcel Sr Financial Analyst will be responsible for the oversight of Financial and Operational Accounting, Reporting, Budgeting and
Analysis for KBCO and X-Cel Business Units.
POSITION DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
KBCo & X-Cel
Month End Close
Lead month end close process, including presentation of the financial results to Executive Management (EM).
Manage the P&L for KBCO & Xcel in coordination with the Business Units that distribute and sell the products.
Lead monthly Business Financial Review preparation and support presentation to EM.
Ensure proper accounting policies and classification of accounts in order to maintain consistent and accurate financial statements.
Annual Forecast and Budget
Lead annual Forecast and Budgeting activities.
Partner with EM to ensure business strategies and objectives are incorporated into Forecast & Budget
Interface with other Business Units that distribute KBCo and X-Cel products, as well as Shared Service Group costs. to develop the
product Budgets for KBCo and X-Cel.
Prepare presentations for EM review, Pre-Board and Board Presentation
Work with Business Unit Leader to develop strategies that will drive both sales and profitable growth.
Validate the financial impacts of corporate strategies to be sure they drive desired results.
Challenge management team financial assumptions in decision making process.
Develop a business partner relationship with the KBCo Leadership Team by providing them with the means to understand their
sales, margin, expenses, and balance sheet while providing them with ideas to improve business results.
Data Base Management and Customer Reporting
Development, Oversight, and Maintenance of Customer and Product analysis database.
Support special projects for profit improvement, cost reduction, and systems enhancements.
Identify opportunities to reduce cost and increase profitability throughout the organization. Initiate projects to achieve
improvements in these areas
Bachelor of Business Administration required major in accounting and or finance (CPA/MBA and Finance a plus)
Minimum of 5 years of professional business Analysis or accounting experience
Excellent personal computer skills Excel and Access database
Self motivated increasingly able accept additional responsibilities
Team player successful in a cross functional environment
A fast learner, able to learn the lab business in a short time
Excellent communication skills verbal, written, and presentation