Chichester, West Sussex
£14.99 - £19.17 per hour
3 months ago
6 months +
Responsibility of the function
The function supports the compliance regarding tax, customs topics as well as the technical governance for local companies.
The function is supporting with expert advice concerning tax, customs and export control topics.
The function supports the local and operational tax, customs and export control risk management.
The function is a partner of the tax, customs and export control network and ensures its effectiveness within this role.
Key accountabilities of the function
Supporting the submission of all import and export declarations primarily ensuring full legal compliance and meeting regulatory deadlines
Archiving customs relevant files
Supporting to ensure all import duties & VAT are paid to the authorities via the Duty & VAT Deferment A/C. Monthly reconciliation and monitoring of import entries
Provide customs clearance instruction to customs clearing agents
Depending on the area of expertise provide regular customs training & updates to both new and current employees as well as service providers
Impact on innovations and changes
Tax and Customs authorities are under resource pressure and seek to close perceived "tax gaps". It is therefore necessary to think and act according to Company guidelines and the applicable regulations in order to ensure The Group and all its entities are protected.
Purpose and subject of the interaction/communication with internal/external interfaces, negotiating mandate
H.M. Revenue & Customs - Submission of Declarations, claims, payments relating to the Group companies in the UK
Support guiding and training for Logistics partners to the businesses to ensure proper procedures followed in respect of the movement of goods
Qualifications and Experience
Numerate, literate, minimum 5 GCSE passes at C or above incl. maths and English
Reasonable experience of administration in a commercial setting
Good attention to detail
Demonstrating experience in office applications
Cross-cultural experience and appreciation
Capacity for team-work and tactful assertiveness