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Business Control Intern

Hours per week
40 hours

We are GrandVision, home of brands such as Pearle, Vision Express, Charlie Temple, Solaris, and more!

With 7000+ stores strong and a team of 39,000+ employed fans globally, you may not have heard of us but you’ll want to jump on the bandwagon like many other top-quality candidates have and join a growing business.

The intern is part of the Business Control team (±7 Controllers) and reports directly to the Head of Group Business Control. The goal of the internship is to give the candidate the opportunity to experience what it is like to work as a Junior Business Controller in a dynamic and international retail business environment. Within the Group Business Control team, you will be assisting the Business Controller in overhead controlling, business partnering for all Head Office Departments including IT, HR, Finance and Supply Chain, etc.

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.


Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Support in overhead controlling activities for various head office departments.
  • Support in building Capex control model.
  • Assist in monthly department P&L analysis supporting management review.
  • Assist in producing ad-hoc analysis supporting management decisions.
  • Participate in transfer pricing calculation and documentations.

Key skills, knowledge and experience

  • At the end of your bachelor, or in your master degree.
  • Preferably specializing in Business administration or Accounting and Control.
  • Student looking for a 6 to 9 months internship.
  • Positive, customer first and can do attitude.
  • Strong communication and analytical skills.
  • Proactive and strong team player, willingness to learn.
  • Good knowledge of Excel, including experience in using excel as a tool for financial analysis and reporting.
  • Preferably experience/ knowledge of SAP.
  • Fluent in English, verbally and in writing.

More about GrandVision

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 across Europe, the Americas, the Middle East and Asia. GrandVision serves its customers in over 7,200 stores and with more than 39,000 employees which are proving every day that in EYE CARE, WE CARE MORE.

Some key figures:

  • 7,260 stores in more than 40 countries
  • 434,000 daily store visits
  • 15.1 million Eyeglass & sunglass sold
  • Over 39,000 employees worldwide
  • Revenue EUR 3.5 billion FY
  • EBITA EUR 266 million

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.

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

Application process

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

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