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Transfer Pricing Manager

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.

Transfer Pricing Manager, Schiphol, Amsterdam Area

In this role you are managing the area of Transfer Pricing end-to-end: from transfer pricing framework (re)design to execution on the documentation strategy. You will have alead-involvement in the transfer pricing processes across central and local operations. Defining, implementing and monitoring all transfer pricing related processes and policies. And since we are a company in transition: embed continuously evolving business models in TP frameworks.

Main purpose of the role

You'll be joining the central tax team of currently three tax specialists and will be working closely with all areas of the business across the company.

You ensure that business changes are embedded in Transfer Pricing frameworks as well as that appropriate actions are undertaken to mitigate identified transfer pricing- and tax risks.

More specific your tasks are to:

  • Develop the Transfer Pricing operational design for the GrandVision central activities and cross-border projects. Define and embed in intercompany transactions and maintain overviews of the transactional flows
  • Coordinate, develop and ensure adherence to the processes, policies and procedures relating to (quarterly) Transfer Pricing procedures across HQ finance teams
  • Lead the overall transfer pricing documentation process and ensure that (local) requirements are met (in accordance to OECD guidelines and BEPS action point 13. Masterfile, local files and CBCR obligations).
  • Monitor that local transfer pricing documentation requirements are met in all countries. Manage the accurate and timely preparation of global template TP documentation.
  • Implements process improvements, including the cost effective management of resources.
  • Monitor, communicate and act upon relevant international Transfer Pricing developments from EU, OECD guidelines or else (implement adjustments where required).
  • Provide expert support and input to tax controls and reporting, including ETR management / tax risk management, and management of uncertain tax positions
  • Resolve situations of double taxation, advice on tax treaty applications as well as advice on withholding tax matters in close collaboration with your colleagues from the tax team and the broader finance community.
  • Support in tax audits or dispute resolution.

Reports to

Group Tax Director

Required qualifications/level of education

  • University education in Economics, Tax Law, Finance, Business or Accounting
  • Solid experience in global transfer pricing matters (min. 8/10 years) in large multinationals and/or Big 4.
  • Expert knowledge of international transfer pricing and tax law, as well as functional analysis and transactional global benchmarking
  • Experience with handling international corporate tax matters across a wide variety of stakeholders.

Core competencies/ Personal attributes

  • You are able to cope with and thrive in a rapidly-changing environment. Our company is constantly in transition.
  • Excellent written & oral communication skills
  • Fluent in written and spoken English; multiple language ability an advantage
  • You are happy to travel on a needs basis (expectedly <20% of time).
  • Strong business acumen and knowledge with global outlook. Strong project management skills and analytical thinking.
  • Highly adaptable to new environments; with a natural ability to embrace learning and develop through experience. High level of energy and ambition to realise a positive impact.
  • Positive, customer first, can do attitude.
  • Highly adaptable to new environments; with a natural ability to embrace learning and develop through experience. High level of energy and ambition to realise a positive impact.


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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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