• Senior Financial Analyst

    Job Locations US-NJ-Blackwood
    Requisition ID
    2018-3211
    # of Openings
    1
    Brand
    U.S. Vision Corp
    Address
    1 Harmon Drive
    Category
    Finance
    Position Type
    Full Time
  • Overview

    U.S. Vision is the seventh largest retail optical chain in the United States. We have been engaged in the retail optical business since 1967. We are the second largest independent operator of optical stores in host retailers in terms of store count and the first in terms of the number of brands. We are located in 47 states and across Canada. We operate a state-of-the-art manufacturing laboratory in Glendora, NJ.

    We offer competitive pay and unique benefits including:

    • On-site subsidized daycare
    • Anniversary and Birthday off with pay
    • Free pair of eyeglasses annually
    • Discounted eye exams and much more!

     

    We are seeking a strong analytical professional to join our team as a Senior Financial Analyst!

    Responsibilities

    This position reports to the Director of Financial Planning and Analysis. The primary responsibility of the Senior Financial Analyst is to support the decision-making of retail management, marketing and operations by providing accurate and timely financial information, reporting and analysis.  It involves developing an understanding of the information needs of the business, responding to ad hoc requests, and investigating opportunities for improvement. This is a hands-on position that requires strong analytical, quantitative, financial modeling, communication and presentation skills.

    Essential Functions:

    • Design and develop recurring and ad-hoc analyses and manage projects to identify, interpret and focus management on operating KPIs, patterns, and exceptions
    • Develop reporting tools including Oracle-based reporting, Access data sets, Excel models, and other reporting and decision support tools which the team and Company may employ
    • Prepare cost / profitability, return on investment, and break-even analyses
    • Assist in the development of budget modeling tools, and the review and validation of budget assumptions and supporting information
    • Collaborate with the finance team to design and update the short-term and long-range financial projections
    • Support the strategic planning process by analyzing critical financial information, summarizing results, and drawing relevant conclusions
    • Lead the timely preparation of in-depth financial management reporting package, including discussion and analysis of results
    • Assist in the preparation of quarterly board reporting, and presentations to lenders and other external constituents
    • Develop presentations and other projects as assigned 

    Qualifications

     

    • Power user with Microsoft Excel is a MUST
    • Must be highly motivated & have a strong drive for results
    • Ability to focus on multiple projects simultaneously, prioritize workload and re-prioritize as necessary
    • Willing to work extended hours when working toward deadlines
    • Analytical and problem-solving capability
    • Exceptional verbal, written & presentation communication skills; ability to communicate complex financial concepts to non-financial resources
    • Ability to take direction, implement changes and follow up as needed
    • Bachelor's Degree in Accounting
    • CPA or MBA desirable
    • 10 years of experience in accounting/reporting and/or public accounting
    • Strong foundation in accounting/reporting using ERP-type systems; experience with Oracle a plus
    • Proficient in Microsoft Word and PowerPoint
    • Experience in the Retail industry also a plus 

     

    We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and Drug Free Workplace 

     

    US Vision is an equal opportunity employer. We value diversity and an inclusive, accessible workplace. Decisions of employment are made based on business needs, job requirements and applicant’s qualifications without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, genetic information and testing, family and medical leave, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression or any other status protected by law. US Vision is a drug-free work place. We participate in the E-Verify program.

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