Customs and Compliance Finance Analyst

Job Description

An amazing opportunity join a well-known global brand based in Uxbridge West London, my client are a leader in their industry who put their employees at the heart of the business, you will be given the opportunity develop, progress and work with passionate people .

We are looking for an experienced Customs Finance professional who is either Part Qualified or Qualified and has experience of managing customs audits and compliance requirements and experience of performing Customs Audits.

Duties to include:

  • Ensuring customs tax compliance with all HMRC, Irish Revenue and EU regulations
  • Ensuring compliance with HQ internal audit and performing local internal audits
  • TRR (Tax Risk Register) and monitor all controls identified
  • GRC (Governance, Risk & Compliance) reporting and any other finance support as needed

Customs Compliance Assurance

  • Performing (internal) audits & control mechanisms
  • Documenting the internal processes in the context of Customs
  • Supporting corrective actions in case of incompliance
  • Ensuring legal requirements are met to receive and maintain the relevant authorisations (e.g. TSP, AEO, CFSP status maintenance)
  • Using MSS data, carry out spot checks on the correctness of the declarations
  • Check if the Customs procedures at import/export are correctly applied taking into account the basic principles when importing/exporting/transiting goods as regards to Customs declarations, application of specific regimes, origin and Customs valuation
  • Check if the duties, VAT and other applicable taxes are correctly calculated and paid to Customs authorities
  • Identify and report compliance discrepancies to management

Customs Tax

  • Oversight of all payment of Customs duties and VAT
  • Ensuring correct bookkeeping in relation to Customs matters
  • Ensuring accurate guarantee application and monitoring (including the application for relevant authorisations)
  • Ensuring accurate application and management of deferred payment
  • Collects the correct data elements to ensure the right calculation and payment of Customs duties, VAT taking into account the Customs processes and procedures
  • Follows up on the Customs Payments and proposes and executes corrective actions in case of problem
  • Manages the accurate application of repayment/resubmission of Customs duties
  • Verifies whether the calculation of the Customs value of the goods is correct
  • Verifies whether the EU tariff and non-tariff measures are applied correctly (this is to ensure a correct application of appropriate and correct duties or relief from duties)
  • Communicates suggestions and potential process improvements to increase operational efficiency and helps to implement the optimisations
  • Work closely with HQ Customs and local Supply Chain Customs Coordinator
  • Local customs system key user
  • Ensure customs and accounting professional competence is continually developed and updated. Support Accounting team with month-end actual and forecast reporting.
  • To co-ordinate, manage and provide information to Internal Auditors (and External as required)
  • Responsible to perform internal audits on key risk areas
  • Responsible for the timely and accurate reporting of monthly actual and forecast duty costs
  • Manage the TRR (Tax Risk Register) and monitor all controls identified
  • Manage and co-ordinate GRC (Governance, Risk & Compliance) reporting, ensuring satisfactory business compliance
  • To be responsible for the implementation of ad hoc projects (e.g. SAP implementations, other compliance topics), as considered necessary by the Financial Controller (or if required, Finance & IT Director)

To undertake any relevant ad-hoc duties

Parkside Recruitment Ltd is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy. Parkside Recruitment is an Equal Opportunities Employer.