Tax Specialist - FARFETCH

US New York
13 Apr 2021
21 Jul 2021
Full Time
FARFETCH exists for the love of fashion. Our mission is to be the global platform for luxury fashion, connecting creators, curators and consumers.

We're a positive platform for good, bringing together an incredible creative community made up by our people, our partners and our customers. This community is at the heart of our business success. We welcome differences, empower individuality and celebrate diverse skills and perspectives, creating an inclusive environment for everyone. We are FARFETCH for All.


We're a global team with a presence in all of our locations around the world. Our biggest teams are based in the UK and Portugal. Our team in Porto focuses on financial reporting and operations, while the Group Finance team in London is made up of Corporate Development, Tax, Treasury and Commercial Finance. All of our teams play an instrumental role within the business, from developing best practice, delivering strategic projects and helping us to tell our story with data.


Our New York office is located in Midtown near the iconic Bryant Park and the historic Grand Central Terminal, New York's best connected office neighborhood. The beautifully designed office has 360 views and tall windows to bring the outside in. We have a communal kitchen that brings the team together for Family Lunch and Happy Hours. The office is open plan with plenty of rooms and booths to take a private call, have time to relax and work in private or have a large collaborative meeting.


As Tax Specialist, you will enhance our dedication to efficient tax reporting and compliance standards. You will achieve a full range of Federal, State and Local Tax services including tax return coordination and review, tax research, preparation of technical memorandums, drafting correspondence, and audit support. You will join a collaborative culture where listening to and sharing information is crucial to the role. You will report to the Tax Manager in NYC!


    • You will function as lead individual contributor on multiple direct tax projects where needed
    • You will review tax returns and make necessary recommendations regarding accuracy, efficiency, and applicable tax savings opportunities to ensure accurate reporting and compliance
    • You will research and consult with tax advisers on multiple direct tax matters
    • You will reconcile book to tax income, support tax planning and projections, and maintain auditable work papers
    • You will review quarterly tax payments at the federal and state level, and state and federal IRS audits
    • You will prepare quarterly and annual tax provision calculations under ASC 740
    • You will coordinate provision to return true-up calculation upon filing of the tax returns
    • You will assist with tax footnotes and disclosures for quarterly and annual SEC filings


    • You have a Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance, Business, or a related discipline with substantial accounting skills
    • You have a CPA license, licensed attorney, or can work towards either certification
    • You have 2+ years of relevant work experience in a professional service or tax organization
    • You understand automated tax processing systems and technical laws
    • If you have a graduate degree in Taxation or Law that is a bonus


    • FARFETCH Equity plan and annual discretionary bonus
    • Medical, dental, vision, with flexible spending account
    • 401K plus company match, PTO and volunteer days
    • Wellness, and cell phone reimbursements
    • Family Lunch, catered weekly when in office


    • FARFETCH is an equal opportunities employer ensuring that all applicants are treated equally and fairly throughout our recruitment process. We are determined that no applicant experiences discrimination on the basis of sex, race, ethnicity, religion or belief, disability, age, gender identity, ancestry, sexual orientation, veteran status, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, or any other basis prohibited by applicable law. We continue to build our consciously inclusive culture as part of our Positively FARFETCH strategy throughout our business, partnerships and communities.

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