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Senior Accounts Payable Accountant

Hours per week
40 hours

If you are looking to develop your career in Accounts Payable within a multicultural environment, GrandVision might be the place for you!

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

We are looking for a Senior Accounts Payable Accountant to join our diverse and dynamic Accounts Payable team. Working in an open-minded environment and within a flat team structure, you will be encouraged to come up with innovative ideas to improve our existing processes. Here, you will not only learn and get experience in the field, but you will also be able to develop your leadership skills as you will be guiding a group of team members. This role is the perfect opportunity to grow professionally and to find the support you need to develop your career further.

As you will support stakeholders across all levels within GrandVison, you should have exceptional communication skills – written and spoken – and be able to easily adapt your communication style. We also look for a candidate with hands-on mentality who can work independently and autonomously.

We look to recruit the best candidates in the market and welcome applications from across the world.

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.


Your main responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:

  • Processing service and goods not for sale invoices in a timely manner via our systems and preparing them for payment.
  • Coding and correctly allocating the invoices according GrandVision chart of account and expense structure.
  • Responsible for managing SRXP (internal expense report tool) processes and related communication.
  • Responsible for managing and updating the approval Matrix in our internal accounting system.
  • Responsible for Intercompany reconciliation and timely communication with various countries to solve all issues.
  • Preparing all month-end accruals based on the invoices and coordinate related approval flows.
  • Ensure all approvals are processed in time by coordinating between several departments and teams.

Key skills, knowledge and experience

  • HBO Degree in Business Administration, Finance & Accounting or related field of study.
  • Minimum 2 to 4 years of relevant working experience in Accounting, Accounts payable or within an international shared service center.
  • Able to work with IT systems for processing invoices (preferably SAP, Basware, Kofax)
  • Good Excel skills, very accurate and well-organized
  • Strong knowledge of English (written & spoken)
  • Experience leading / coaching other team members is preferred
  • Hands-on mentality
  • Positive, customer first, can-do attitude
  • Good communicator, team spirit

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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Application process

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

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