Chichester, West Sussex
£18.53 - £23.83 per hour
3 months ago
6 months +
Vacancy Description Description
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
Responsible for the submission of all import and export declarations primarily for. ensuring full legal compliance and meeting regulatory deadlines
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
Provide regular customs training & updates to both new and current employees as well as service providers
Monitor the AEO programme and notifiable events.
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 holistically to ensurel its entities are protected
The UK Group Customs function makes extensive use of externally provided software and bespoke BMW IT systems - the role holder is responsible for ensuring optimum use is made of such systems and externally provided software is efficiently utilized
Purpose and subject of the interaction/communication with internal/external interfaces, negotiating mandate
FR-3-UK advising and informing in respect of all UK Customs duty issues as and when necessary
H.M. Revenue & Customs - Submission of Declarations, claims, payments, responses to queries relating to the Group companies in the UK
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 Customs administration in a commercial setting
Working knowledge of Customs procedures
Demonstrating Experience of SAP and other office applications
Cross-cultural experience and appreciation
Capacity for team-work and tactful assertiveness