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SAP Finance Lead Consultant

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 36,000 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 700,000 store visitors per day
  • ~16 million prescription glasses sold
  • Revenue 2017: EUR 3,5 billion
  • EBITDA 2017: EUR 552 million
  • Over 36,000 employees


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.

GrandVision launched a Global SAP program in 2014. The program delivered a future proof and global SAP platform which is scalable and capable of housing new global capabilities to master the growing complexity of our supply chain and to leverage global scale for local benefit. The SAP solution is now live in the UK, Ireland, Netherlands, Belgium, Germany, Austria and Chile.

GrandVision Group IT runs a global SAP Center of Excellence (CoE) based in Schiphol (the Netherlands). This center supports further roll outs, operations and improvements in the SAP application landscape of Grandvision and manages the change management process. The application support is outsourced to a partner.

The lead consultant is a leader of a team, acting as a product owner taking full accountability of the quality and stability of supported solutions. The lead consultant is also accountable for the application strategy in his/ her area. He/she also has a pivotal role in maintaining relations with business experts in countries running SAP and with 3rd party vendors. The lead consultant participates in projects like country roll-in’s as well as driving opportunities for improvements. In his/her area, the lead consultant is the ‘go-to’ person for the business to find solutions for their needs.

Essential functions

Skills & Requirements

  • Educated to Bachelor level;

  • At least five years of SAP FiCo consultancy experience in complex SAP(-Retail) implementations, experience with intercompany flows of goods is an advantage;

  • Solid integration knowledge with other SAP ECC modules;

  • Strong functional knowledge one or more functional area’s in Finance like VAT or banking;

  • Proven capability to manage complex problems

  • Excellent communication skills in English, both written and verbal. Knowledge of other languages like Spanish, French or German is an advantage;

  • Experienced in working within an international environment with large SI with on-shore and off shore delivery;

  • Willing to travel internationally (app 30%)


  • Influencing

  • Accountable

  • Team player

  • Client focus

  • Proactive attitude

  • Resilient

  • Results oriented


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Application process

1. Apply
2. 1st interview
3. 2nd interview
4. Offer
5. Hired

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