Senior Indirect Tax Associate

PT Lisboa, Portugal
Farfetch - Finance – Tax /
Full-time /
Hybrid
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.


FINANCE

We're a diverse team who partners and supports the business to enable delivery against our strategic and financial goals. All of our functions have an instrumental role within FARFETCH Group to drive forward a sustainable business, ensuring we set the guardrails for financial control and enable financial performance.


LISBON

Our Lisbon office is located in Portugal's cosmopolitan capital. In this office, Farfetchers like to have catch-ups in the ball pit or creative moments by the grand piano!

THE ROLE

An exciting opportunity to join the Tax Team of a dynamic, fast-growing, technology business, supporting the expansion of the group and improving assurance on indirect tax, mainly VAT, applicable to the Group. 

Reporting to the ITX/VAT Compliance Manager, you will have a mixed role between EU and UK VAT compliance and the rest of the world's indirect tax compliance obligations related to the companies of the FARFETCH Group. You will be responsible for handling indirect tax compliance matters, supporting the team in the communication with Local Tax Authorities on audits, dealing with external compliance providers, and, as needed, providing technical support in compliance procedures and improvements to our internal teams.

WHAT YOU'LL DO

    • Review indirect tax returns prepared by our consultants for accuracy and issues
    • Work to ensure all indirect tax returns, payments, reconciliations, assessments, notices, and audits are concluded on time
    • Provide day-to-day support to FARFETCH on indirect tax compliance matters
    • Identify opportunities for effective and efficient indirect tax compliance processes
    • Research and analysis of indirect tax compliance issues related to FARFETCH’s activity
    • Maintain good working knowledge of indirect tax compliance legislation and procedures

WHO YOU ARE

    • Degree in  finance or accounting, who is committed to building a career in tax
    • Fluent in English (written and spoken)
    • A professional with 3-5 years of experience in indirect tax compliance
    • An excellent teamwork player and able to interact with different departments
    • Analytical and quantitative problem-solving skills
    • Dynamic and proactive with a high sense of responsibility and autonomy
    • Experienced user of Microsoft Office (mainly Excel) and technology-friendly as this role will require close contact with tax software programs (experience in Microsoft Dynamics as user is a plus

REWARDS & BENEFITS

    • Health insurance for the whole family, a flexible working environment, and well-being support and tools
    • Extra days off, a sabbatical program, and days for you to give back to the community
    • Training opportunities and free access to Udemy
    • Flexible benefits program

EQUAL OPPORTUNITIES STATEMENT

    • FARFETCH is committed to being an inclusive workplace where diversity in all its forms is celebrated. We make employment decisions without regard to race, religious creed, color, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, ancestry, marital status, medical condition as defined by state law, physical or mental disability, military service or veteran status, pregnancy, childbirth and related medical conditions, genetic information or any other classification protected by applicable federal, state or local laws or ordinances. If you require special accommodation, please let us know.
Reporting to the ITX/VAT Compliance Manager, you will have a mixed role between EU and UK VAT compliance and the rest of the world's indirect tax compliance obligations related to the companies of the FARFETCH Group. You will be responsible for handling indirect tax compliance matters, supporting the team in the communication with Local Tax Authorities on audits, dealing with external compliance providers, and, as needed, providing technical support in compliance procedures and improvements to our internal teams.