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Essilor of America Senior Accountant in Dallas, Texas

We currently have a Senior Accountant career opportunity at our Dallas, Texas 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.


Assist finance shared services in performing accounting functions, business support and financial analysis as necessary.


  • Conduct full cycle accounting for (including, but not limited to, A/R, Capital, Inventory, month end close and management reporting).

  • Perform month end close

  • Maintains and balances accounts by verifying, allocating, posting, reconciling transactions; resolving discrepancies.

  • Create variance analysis compared to forecast, budget, and history to identify threats and opportunities

  • Work with Business Analysts to provide detail support and analysis for GL activity

  • Interface with Auditors providing variance explanations and support for accruals and revenue.

  • Complete intercompany transactions

  • Administration of Account Reconciliation Tool

  • Reporting to Management

  • Acquisition accounting

  • Review approved Purchase agreements for required accounting implications

  • Calculate and record put option, earn-out and supplemental purchase price liabilities

  • Identify and record intangible assets, amortization, and investments

  • Perform and/or coordinate re-valuation / impairment of contingent liabilities / intangible assets

  • Coordination with tax team to identify and assist in valuation of deferred taxes

  • Prepaid Accounting

  • Perform duties inherent in all professional positions. Consistent with all positions in this classification, additional projects, tasks and/or duties beyond what is outlined here may be assigned as required. This includes but is not limited to the following:

  • Complete analysis, review and reconciliation of Balance Sheet

  • Research accounting issues

  • Assist with Financial integrations of subsidiaries into Oracle

  • Documentation of policy and procedures


  • BA or BS degree in Accounting required

  • CPA, MS in Accounting, MBA or other equivalent certification preferred.

  • 2-6 years of professional experience in public accounting, or equivalent. Big 4 experience a plus.

  • Sound analytical depth and strong technical skills in finance and/or accounting.

  • Demonstrated experience in managing/interpreting complex data using various databases

  • Experience in an integrated systems environment desired. Oracle applications experience a plus.

  • Focus on accuracy and follow through

  • Ability to work with all levels of management

  • Ability and desire to work across business units within and outside of Finance

  • Strong PC skills required, with experience:

  • Windows

  • Excel advanced skills including pivot tables, vlookups and hlookups

  • Word intermediate skills including mail merges

  • PowerPoint

  • Access a plus

  • Strong oral and written communications skills. Essilor of America and/or its subsidiaries is an Equal Opportunity Employer.