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AP Officer

Hours per week
40 hours


GrandVision is a global leader in optical retailing and delivers high quality and affordable eye care to more and more customers around the world. The high quality eye care offered by GrandVision includes a wide range of services provided by its vision expert, prescription glasses including frames and lenses, contact lenses and contact lens care products, and sunglasses both plain and with prescription lenses. These products are offered through leading optical retail banners which operate more than 40 countries across Europe, the Americas, the Middle East and Asia. GrandVision serves its customers in over 7,000 stores and with more than 37,000 employees which are proving every day that in EYE CARE, WE CARE MORE.


Some key figures:

  • 7,000+ stores in more than 40 countries
  • 30 retail banners
  • over 800,000 store visitors per day
  • ~17 million prescription glasses sold
  • Revenue 2018: EUR 3,7 billion
  • EBITDA 2018: EUR 576 million
  • Over 37,000 employees


Our vision is to provide high quality and affordable eye care to more and more people around the world. By doing so, GrandVision aspires to help them realize their full potential in life.


Developing Careers & Potential


Within all GrandVision companies we recruit for a career, not just a job. We are passionate about customer satisfaction and develop our people to look for growth potential within the job and within the company. Our preference is to always promote internally where possible. So, wherever people start, there’s always somewhere else to go. We strive for continuous improvement and our new recruits help us to further raise the future potential of our company. Our whole business is full of people who have gone on to achieve a successful career through experiencing a variety of different roles in different locations and area of our business. We continually support and develop our people who have the desire, ambition and potential to grow.


With customers, stores and employees located in over 40 countries, GrandVision shows diversity to be at the core of its success. Grandvision is a global company proud and committed to be an equal opportunity employer.

AP Officer, Schiphol Airport, Amsterdam Area

The HQ of GrandVision is located at Schiphol Airport. From here shared services are provided to country organizations in the areas of supply chain, information technology, finance, human resources, and category management. The scope of these shared services is increasing with the expansion of our business and integration of additional systems. The finance department of the HQ is responsible for the financial accounting, reporting and administration of activities in the organization: global supply chain, global IT, global product categories, corporate holdings and functions including the management board, group finance, legal, treasury and others. The Accounts Payable team is responsible for all invoices that are recorded. The team consists of more than 12 members.

Reports to

AP Team Lead

Main purpose of the role

To ensure that all invoices of GrandVision’s companies are properly recorded and accurately reflect in the accounts of the companies. Individual tasks are the following:

• Timely Processing of invoices for product categories (i.e. glasses, frames, sunglasses, accessories etc) and preparing them for payment process

• Matching POs, invoices, and goods receipt

• Following up differences in matching invoices, contacting vendors and procurement department to resolve differences

Key performance indicators:

  • Timely processing and payment of invoices
  • Timeliness of month-end closing
  • Quality of recorded Invoices in terms of completeness and accuracy
  • Good level of teamwork

Required qualifications/level of education

  • Associate’s Degree (MBO) in Finance or business.
  • 1 year AP experience

Core competencies/ Personal attributes

  • Hands on mentality
  • Able to work with IT systems for processing invoices (preferably SAP, Basware, Kofax)
  • Positive, customer first, can-do attitude
  • Good communicator, team spirit

Key skills, knowledge and experience

  • Strong knowledge of English (written & spoken)
  • Good Excel skills, very accurate and well-organized


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NB. If you have not heard back from us after 27 days, please consider your application not to be succesful.  

Application process

1. Apply
2. Questionnaire & Recruiter call
3. 1st Interview
4. Online Assessment & 2nd Interview
5. Offer
6. Hired

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