To vacancy overview

GL Accountant

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 7,400 stores and with more than 37,000 employees which are proving every day that in EYE CARE, WE CARE MORE.


Some key figures:

  • 7,406 stores in more than 40 countries
  • 30 retail banners
  • over 800,000 store visitors per day
  • ~17 million prescription glasses sold
  • Revenue 2019: EUR 4,037 million
  • EBITDA 2019: EUR 604 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.

Job Title

GL Accountant

Reports to

GL accountant Senior


  • Prepare financial reports including month-end, quarter-end and year-end closing for GrandVision Holdings
  • Ensure that all accounting allocations are appropriately made and documented
  • Ensure banks are monthly reconcilied
  • Responsible for Fixed Asset administration
  • Support in Balance Sheet reconciliation
  • Support for CBS reporting
  • Support on Projects (e.g. automatization of processes and formalizing controls)
  • Hyperion reporting
  • Ad-hoc support for financial accounting subjects
  • Cross Department relationship
  • Support on internal and external Auditing
  • Improvement at the daily tasks
  • Support on Intercompany Reconciliation
  • Involvement in further optimization projects on (bank) reconciliations

Required qualifications/level of education

  • HBO in accounting or similar field of study

Key skills, knowledge and experience

  • 3 years of experience
  • Strong knowledge of English (written & spoken)
  • Knowledge of IFRS
  • Knowledge of SAP
  • Experience in retail industry is a plus
  • Hyperion experience is a plus

Core competencies/ Personal attributes

  • Highly adaptable to new environments
  • Natural ability to embrace learning and develop through experience
  • High level of energy and ambition to realize a positive impact
  • Positive, customer first, can-do attitude


More about GrandVision:
Follow us on LinkedIn:

Find our Annual Report here:

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

Share this vacancy

Apply for this job