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Tax Manager

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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.

Job Title: Manager - Corporate Tax

Primary Purpose: The Manager, Corporate Tax position manages key aspects of Tapestry's global tax function in partnership with the Tax Directors and other team members. The role provides instrumental support in managing Asia Corporate Tax compliance and supporting the quarterly and annual global tax provisions. The role reports into the Senior Manager of Tax based in Shanghai, China.

The successful individual will leverage their proficiency in Tax to...
  • Manage Asia compliance preparation in conjunction with the external providers including gathering information and ensuring the proper support is documented.
  • Maintain tax calendar and ensure that all tax filings are timely filed, leveraging thorough knowledge of Asia tax laws
  • Support in tax reporting for statutory filings
  • Support in preparing the quarterly and annual global tax provision in accordance with the rules outlined in ASC740
  • Partner with the US and Asia accounting teams to ensure they provide timely and accurate information necessary to properly report Asia income taxes
  • Partner with Asia accounting teams and external providers to ensure the properly turnover tax filings in Mainland China
  • Perform necessary tax research to support/understand Asia income tax positions and the impact those positions have on the global effective tax rate
  • Assist in defending the Company during Asia tax examinations including gathering detail for information requests and working with external providers to prepare responses.
  • Identify and implement process improvements within the tax accounting and compliance environments to streamline processes
  • Stay current with accounting and tax law changes for assigned jurisdictions to analyze any potential impact to the Company
  • Maintain effective key controls and proper level of SOX tax documentation
  • Support Asia control team on the ad-hoc projects
  • Partner with cross functions to find tax solutions to support the business needs
  • Partner with Asia Accounting team to deal with the daily queries from tax bureau, statistic bureau, bank and etc. for China Mainland entities
  • Support Corporate TP team for the Transfer Pricing disclosure for Asia entities.

The accomplished individual will possess...
  • Strong technical tax skills
  • Ability to apply critical thinking, prioritize and problem solve
  • Ability to be a self-starter who takes initiative and is highly motivated
  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Excellent verbal and written communication and interpersonal skills
  • An attitude of collaboration with business partners
  • An inquisitive nature with an inherent desire to uncover the facts
  • Ability to prioritize and handle multiple tasks
  • The ability to foster a collaborative team environment
  • Ability to analyze global accounting practices and their impact on current and proposed tax policies
  • Ability to adapt to change
  • Ability to proactively follow up on open items

An outstanding professional will have...
  • Degree in Accounting required
  • 5+ years of experience with a blend of Big 4 and corporate industry experience preferred
  • Retail industry experience a plus
  • Public company SEC reporting experience preferred
  • Strong technical tax research experience
  • Experience with reporting and analytics tools a plus
  • Experience with OneSource a plus
  • Proficient with Excel and Word

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.

Our Competencies for All People Managers
  • Strategic Agility : Sees ahead clearly; can anticipate future consequences and trends accurately; has broad knowledge and perspective; is future oriented; can articulately paint credible pictures and visions of possibilities and likelihoods; can create competitive and breakthrough strategies and plans.
  • Developing Direct Reports and Others : Provides challenging and stretching tasks and assignments; holds frequent development discussions; is aware of each person's career goals; constructs compelling development plans and executes them; pushes people to accept developmental moves; will take on those who need help and further development; cooperates with the developmental system in the organization; is a people builder.
  • Building Effective Teams : Blends people into teams when needed; creates strong morale
    and spirit in his/her team; shares wins and successes; fosters open dialogue; lets people finish and be responsible for their work; defines success in terms of the whole team; creates a feeling of belonging in the team.

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

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