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Temporary VAT Analyst


London, LND, GB

Come, be part of our Tapestry.

Defined by inclusivity rather than exclusivity, Tapestry is a global house of brands that embraces the exploration of individuality. Every individual in our global house has the opportunity to make an impact, learn and be part of our growing, beautiful, and unique story.

At Tapestry, we have the freedom to express ourselves and run with our best ideas across Coach, Kate Spade New York, and Stuart Weitzman. We share a profound belief in both our individual and collective potential, and know that with hard work and dedication, anything is possible.


Primary Purpose:

The VAT Analyst will have dual lines of reporting to the Senior Tax Manager and the Director of Global Indirect Tax.  This position will play an integral part in managing the European VAT reporting and return processes, as well as assisting the business with ongoing VAT issues. This individual will assist the multi-brand consolidation and integration of VAT data and also be involved in developing and implementing the Making Tax Digital (MTD) strategy and solution for the UK.


This individual will coordinate with tax and finance personnel in Europe and the United States and will take the lead on interfacing and proactively guiding European VAT compliance work performed by outside tax advisors.


The successful individual will contribute in the following areas…


Indirect Tax Reporting:

  • Reporting to the Senior Tax Manager, compile financial data from SAP to prepare and deliver a range of VAT compliance services for Tapestry and all related companies throughout Europe including:
    • VAT returns
    • EC Sales Listings
    • Intrastat declarations
  • Identify and mitigate tax risks during the VAT compliance process, including improvement of processes by implementing best practices
  • Assist in the coordination of VAT audits (where applicable)
  • Maintain tax balances and reconciliations for applicable general ledger accounts
  • Assist in coordinating with IT to maintain tax tables and tax codes
  • Work effectively with external stakeholders to ensure Tapestry remains compliant in all filings
  • Assisting in the development and implementation of the Making Tax Digital (MTD) strategy and solution for the UK


An outstanding Analyst will have…

  • Good understanding of accounting fundamentals and key VAT principles evidenced by University degree (preferably in Accounting or Finance), accounting or tax qualification and/or strong work experience
  • Between 1-3 years of European VAT compliance experience at multinational company or mid/large accounting firm
  • Numerical and analytical skills
  • Strong organisation, attention to detail, self-starter, highly motivated
  • Ability to multi task and be flexible regarding changing priorities and tight deadlines
  • Fluent English, and excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Proficiency in MS Excel and working knowledge of other MS Office software.



  • Part-qualified ATT/AAT/ACA/ACCA/CTA or equivalent and progressing towards full qualification.
  • Working knowledge of SAP or other financial accounting systems a plus
  • Retail experience a plus

Tapestry, Inc. is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer and we pride ourselves on hiring and developing the best people. All employment decisions (including recruitment, hiring, promotion, compensation, transfer, training, discipline and termination) are based on the applicant’s or employee’s qualifications as they relate to the requirements of the position under consideration. These decisions are made without regard to age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic characteristics, race, color, creed, religion, ethnicity, national origin, alienage, citizenship, disability, marital status, military status, pregnancy, or any other legally-recognized protected basis prohibited by applicable law. Visit Tapestry, Inc. at

Req ID:  46909

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