Global Head of Supply Chain Finance

Job description

Lenskart is Asia’s largest eyewear company serving 40 Million people - helping them see better and lead better quality lives. We have more than 1500 omnichannel stores across 175 cities in India, Singapore and Dubai. Our aim is to serve One Billion eyes by 2025 globally. And in this journey, we want to go beyond vision correction to transform the way people see and experience the world. That’s our new purpose - and we can only get there through cutting-edge technology and exceptional people.

Global Head of Supply Chain Finance for Lenskart will report directly to the Lenskart, Global CFO. You will partner with one of our main business partners (Supply Chain) to formulate strategy, drive business performance and give decision support.

In this role, you will focus on defining strategy, setting targets, creating plans, and producing forecasts which are aligned to the business strategy. You will also be identifying KPIs that help the business to understand actual performance, holding the business accountable for performance, and making decisions that are more time effective, strategically aligned, and value-maximizing. You will also have a key role in defining ESG objectives and laying down a strategy to deliver those objectives along with analysis of financial and business impact of ESG.

Key responsibilities:

  • Global supply chain strategy as well as capex planning for Lenskart – includes India manufacturing (2 units in Manesar and Bhiwadi), planning for international manufacturing (including Owndays)

  • Representing Lenskart on industry and government leadership forums and partnering for realization of manufacturing incentives from government

  • Function as a Finance Business Partner to the Head of Supply Chain and provide advice during M&A, insourcing, outsourcing, network studies, post evaluation of projects, innovation business cases, capacity extension and restructuring projects

  • Responsible for SCC Forecast and Results analysis, driving the business to profit goals.

  • Development of financial modelling, DCF analysis, GM analyses and any financial KPIs needed to facilitate decision making process.

  • Control over E2E Savings – Driving supply chain initiatives to drive cost savings from material savings, loss reduction to manufacturing excellence initiatives etc.

  • Ensuring E2E financials controls relating to factory and inventory reporting 

  • People management - 10+ reports (direct and indirect) 

Job requirements

  • At least 10 years of experience in finance/accounting roles with a strong knowledge of financial management principles, cost accounting, and financial analysis.
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills, with the ability to interpret complex financia data and provide actionable insights
  • Advanced proficiency in financial modeling, forecasting, and budgeting
  • Strong leadership and team management skills, with the ability to motivate and develop a team
  • Excellent communication skills (written/verbal) with ability to communicate effectively with all levels of management
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced and dynamic environment, managing competing priorities and deadlines. 
  • Certified Chartered Accountant (CA) qualification or an MBA in Finance is required.
  • Proven experience in a leadership role within the supply chain finance domain.
  • Previous experience in factory finance is highly preferred.