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Senior General Ledger 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 7,000 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.

Senior General Ledger Accountant Schiphol, Amsterdam Area

He or she is part of the Group Accounting team that consists of 5 FTE’s in total.

Reports to

Group Accounting Manager

Main purpose of the role

The Senior General Ledger Accountant is responsible for timely, accurately and consistently administration of the Holding entities and reporting into the consolidation tool (Hyperion).

We are seeking for an individual that has strong administration skills, reconciliation of Balance Sheet accounts, seeks for improvements in closing and reporting process, always aims for a high level of quality, takes ownership and responsibility, has good communication skills and enjoys working in a dynamic international environment.

Key performance indicators

Prepare timely (within 5 working days) monthly internal reporting into the consolidation tool (Hyperion)

Timely reconciliation of intercompany balances

Prepare timely Balance Sheet reconciliations

Ensure proper support to external auditors resulting into no adjustments

Required qualifications/level of education

The ideal candidate has experiences with Holding administrations and working in a dynamic international environment. Experience with SAP and Hyperion is a plus.

Core competencies/ Personal attributes
Good analytical skills
High level of integrity and leads by example
Experience with reporting requirements in multi-national environment
Pro-active and strong team player but not afraid to challenge
Positive, customer first, can do attitude.

Key skills, knowledge and experience

Strong knowledge of English (written & spoken)


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Application process

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

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