Finance Manager - Compliance

Recruiter
Hays
Location
Uxbridge, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
06 Jul 2019
Closes
23 Jul 2019
Ref
1201406948
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
A customs, tax and audit focussed role for a major automotive business based near Uxbridge

Your new company
Global business with revenue of £385M

Your new role
You will be responsible for:
Ensuring customs tax compliance with all HMRC, Irish Revenue and EU regulations
Ensuring compliance with HQ internal audit and performing local internal audits
Tax Risk Register and monitor all controls identified
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
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 problems
Manages the accurate application of repayment/resubmission of Customs duties
Verifies whether the calculation of the Customs value of the goods is correct
iVerifies 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

Accounting and Systems
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

What you'll need to succeed
ACA or ACCA qualified
Previous experience in internal or external audit or tax
Knowledge of IFRS

What you'll get in return
£50,000 - £55,000
£5,000 car allowance
Pension matched +2% (e.g employee 6% / employer 8%)
Private healthcare
Company profit share
Flexible hours (Core hours 10.00 - 15.00)

What you need to do now
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