Finance Analyst, Accounting

Recruiter
Tapestry
Location
London, United Kingdom
Posted
16 Aug 2022
Closes
01 Nov 2022
Ref
102799
Function
Finance
Level
Manager
We believe that difference sparks brilliance, so we welcome people and ideas from everywhere to join us in stretching what's possible.

At Tapestry, being true to yourself is core to who we are. When each of us brings our individuality to our collective ambition, our creativity is unleashed. This global house of brands - Coach, Kate Spade New York, Stuart Weitzman - was built by unconventional entrepreneurs and unexpected solutions, so when we say we believe in dreams, we mean we believe in making them happen. We're always on a journey to becoming our best, but you can count on this: Here, your voice is valued, your ambitions are supported, and your work is recognized.

A member of the Tapestry family, we are part of a global house of brands that has unwavering optimism and is committed to being innovative and wholly inclusive. Visit Our People page to learn more about Tapestry's commitment to equity, inclusion, and diversity.

We currently have an opportunity for a Finance Analyst to join the Retail Accounting Team of Tapestry Europe, reporting into the Senior Manager, Retail Accounting. This individual will play an integral role in the Retail Accounting team of Tapestry Europe, covering 11 countries, 3 brands and 4 channels (retail, outlet, e-commerce, marketplace).

The key tasks and responsibilities for the individual include:
  • Playing a key role in the monthly close process including posting journal entries, performing reconciliations, and closing the legal entity books
  • Taking responsibility for marketplace accounting including monthly accrual calculations, settlement reconciliations and fund drawdowns
  • Ensuring the accuracy and completeness of sales reporting
  • Reconciling cash sales and receivables
  • Monitoring bank statement application tool and ensuring data completeness
  • Ensuring data integrity across reporting systems
  • Liaising with our concession store and marketplace partners
  • Supporting stores with sales reporting and finance queries on adhoc matters as well as relating to new store openings
  • Developing strong cross-functional relationships with Treasury, IT, Tax and Retail Operations teams
  • Supporting the wider control finance team on current initiatives and AOP approved projects.


The Finance Analyst will join a high-performing team and will work cross-functionally to monitor controls and key processes and to ensure continuous improvement.

The successful individual will leverage their proficiency in accounting to...
  • Support the Tapestry Europe finance control team and be a team player.
  • Work to develop efficiencies and improvements in current processes


The accomplished individual will possess...
  • A Bachelor's Degree
  • ACA/ACCA qualified/part qualified
  • Strong accounting technical knowledge
  • Minimum of 3 years+ retail accounting experience
  • Strong Excel Skills
  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Self-starter, takes initiative, highly motivated
  • Ability to multitask and be flexible regarding changing priorities and tight deadlines
  • Ability to perform critical analysis and thinking, prioritize and problem solve
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • SAP experience


An outstanding professional will have...

  • European language skills
  • SAP Expert
  • ReconNet and Blackline experience


What Tapestry can offer you:

  • Hybrid working (3 days working from the Office, 2 days remote)
  • Option to finish early on a Friday (Flex Fridays)
  • 1 Paid Volunteering Day per year and opportunities to volunteer with global projects
  • Learning & Development opportunities
  • Internal mobility & career progression
  • Regular Social Events - Seasonal & Cultural
  • Equity Inclusion & Diversity initiatives which include employee resource groups & regional inclusion councils


Other benefits include:

  • 25 days holiday in addition to bank holidays
  • Annual Incentive Plan (company performance bonus)
  • Multi brand discount up to 50% off - Coach, Kate Spade, Stuart Weitzman
  • Private Healthcare with health assessment (Bupa)
  • Bupa rewards - Financial wellbeing support and wellness discounts
  • Private Dental Cover
  • Eyecare vouchers
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Employer Pension Contribution
  • Gym discount
  • Interest free season ticket loan
  • Cycle to work scheme


Our Competencies for All Employees
  • Courage : Doesn't hold back anything that needs to be said; provides current, direct, complete, and "actionable" positive and corrective feedback to others; lets people know where they stand; faces up to people problems on any person or situation (not including direct reports) quickly and directly; is not afraid to take negative action when necessary.
  • Creativity : Comes up with a lot of new and unique ideas; easily makes connections among previously unrelated notions; tends to be seen as original and value-added in brainstorming settings.
  • Customer Focus: Is dedicated to meeting the expectations and requirements of internal and external customers; gets first-hand customer information and uses it for improvements in products and services; acts with customers in mind; establishes and maintains effective relationships with customers and gains their trust and respect.
  • Dealing with Ambiguity : Can effectively cope with change; can shift gears comfortably; can decide and act without having the total picture; isn't upset when things are up in the air; doesn't have to finish things before moving on; can comfortably handle risk and uncertainty.
  • Drive for Results: Can be counted on to exceed goals successfully; is constantly and consistently one of the top performers; very bottom-line oriented; steadfastly pushes self and others for results.
  • Interpersonal Savvy : Relates well to all kinds of people, up, down, and sideways, inside and outside the organization; builds appropriate rapport; builds constructive and effective relationships; uses diplomacy and tact; can diffuse even high-tension situations comfortably.
  • Learning on the Fly: Learns quickly when facing new problems; a relentless and versatile learner; open to change; analyzes both successes and failures for clues to improvement; experiments and will try anything to find solutions; enjoys the challenge of unfamiliar tasks; quickly grasps the essence and the underlying structure of anything.


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 http://www.tapestry.com/

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