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Senior Manager, Finance Global Analytics

Date:  Mar 31, 2021
Req ID:  41459
Remote Position:  Yes
Country:  US
Line of Business:  VSP Vision Care
Division:  Finance

VSP Global is comprised of five complementary businesses that combine high-quality eye care insurance, high-fashion eyewear, customized lenses, ophthalmic technology and retail solutions, with employees in over 23 countries. No matter the role, we’re all focused on a singular mission: to help people see. Learn more by visiting https://vspglobal.com/cms/careers/

General Summary

Manages and controls the general accounting, financial reporting, and financial analysis functions and other analyses for the materials and services companies of assigned VSP Global LOB.  Supports projects and other strategic initiatives across these entities, including acquisitions, joint ventures, and supply chain programs.  Works closely with the Financial Assistant Controller to ensure consistency across companies and support the overall corporate finance function.

Essential Functions

Review entries to the general ledger to ensure accuracy and compliance with established accounting principles and procedures

 

Maintain a system of accounts, keeps books and records on all transactions; prepare financial reports as required

 

Direct research and analysis of business and financial information; make recommendations and assist in establishing the strategic direction

 

Oversee research, analyses, and reporting of fluctuations in financial and business results to identify trends and research variances; make recommendations to improve company performance and resolve issues

 

Oversee research, analyses, and reporting of fluctuations between actual financial results and forecasted amounts to advise management on potential areas of impact; make recommendations for corrective action

 

Assist in the preparation of financial forecasts and budgets for the development of strategic business plans for the company

 

Work with other Finance management to coordinate and prepare for financial audits as required by the board, insurance departments, banks, governmental regulations, or other organizations, related to each company

 

Recommend and implement changes in financial policies and procedures that will serve the company’s needs and provides continuous quality improvements

 

Monitor established internal controls and new accounting guidance to ensure proper compliance and protection of the company’s interests


Work with other Finance management to implement and maintain activity-based costing, including product profitability, and develop and maintain the CPM (dashboard) methodology for the companies; partner with senior management to identify and measure key performance metrics

 

Monitor performance of direct reports; provide prompt and objective coaching and counseling.; conduct performance reviews, approve performance appraisals initiated by direct reports, and recommend salary increases

 

Assure effective communications are maintained within areas of responsibility; where appropriate, inform employees as to plans and progress; conduct employee discussion sessions at regular and frequent intervals

 

Prioritize, assign, and distribute work of the department personnel to ensure responsibility is at the appropriate level and team member skills are developed to support the department’s business needs

 

Monitor unit’s turnover, productivity and overall performance to ensure adequate staffing and performance that meet department standards

 

Participate in the interviewing and hiring process for open positions within the department to ensure most qualified candidates are selected

 

Develop the unit budget, monitor expenses to ensure unit costs are within established levels

Job Specifications

Typically has the following skills or abilities:

 

Bachelor’s degree in related field or equivalent experience

 

Minimum of 8 years of management experience with responsibilities for hiring, training, assigning work and managing the performance of direct reports

 

Demonstrated ability to conduct various types of analyses, including cost-benefit and alternative analysis

 

Proficient in spreadsheet applications and financial/analysis systems

 

Excellent written and verbal communication skills

 

Ability to analyze work processes and drive changes

 

Strong organizational skills--ability to lead multiple projects simultaneously

 

Strong interpersonal relationship skills

 

Strong organizational, facilitation, and negotiation skills

 

Clean credit history as reported by credit report

Preferred Skills

Advanced data analytic skills to drive data analytic and automation for Finance

 

Ability to develop common FP&A data processes for analytics and forecasting

 

Deep business knowledge to understand data across all VSP LOBs

 

Strong financial analysis acumen

 

Ability to drive recommendations with Sr Leadership on financial forecasts and strategy

Working Conditions / Physical Demands

The working environment is generally favorable.  Lighting and temperature are adequate, and there are no hazardous or unpleasant conditions caused by noise, dust etc.

The above information in this description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.

VSP Global is an equal opportunity employer and gives consideration for employment to qualified applicants without regard to age, gender, race, color, religion, sex, national origin, gender identity, sexual orientation, disability or protected veteran status.  We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing.


Nearest Major Market: Sacramento

Job Segment: Analytics, Financial, Ophthalmic, Manager, Supply Chain Manager, Management, Finance, Healthcare, Operations

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