Customs Compliance Administrator

Recruiter
Sitec Professional Services Limited
Location
Leicester, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
09 Aug 2019
Closes
09 Sep 2019
Ref
1231401448
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Sitec has an interesting requirement for a Customs Compliance Administrator for our client Caterpillar. The role is for a 6 month period; and the max rate of pay is up to £15.00 p/hr PAYE (dependent on experience) and the role is based in Desford, Leicestershire.

JOB PURPOSE
The Customs Compliance Administrator will be responsible for supporting customs compliance activity and operational audits to ensure that Caterpillar Desford parts and product are managed properly and flow across borders in compliance with customs regulatory requirements.

The successful candidate will work within a small compliance team who are responsible for supporting the operational managers in the manufacturing business, to ensure processes, procedure and systems are compliant.

In addition, this role will support the audit of financial processes governed by Sarbanes Oxley.

JOB DUTIES
* Perform regular monthly Import and Export Declaration audits, including report out of identified errors and timely follow-up remediation.
* Assist with the review and monitoring of Customs Tariff Classification processes
* Perform regular monthly assurance checks on the deferment statement and freight values applied to customs entries
* Support the operations team with the monthly reconciliation of financial Inventory records to stock held in the customs duty management system
* Perform monthly reporting of deferment duty allocations by division, for financial reporting purposes.
* Perform quarterly operational and financial audits over processes governed by Sarbanes Oxley, ensuring processes and documentation are adequate to address business and financial risk.
* Support adhoc queries and compliance activities alongside the team

EXPERIENCE

Essential Criteria
* Basic understanding of EU and UK Customs Legislation
* Understanding of risk management and controls environment
* Self-starter with ability to work on own initiative

Additional Useful Criteria
* Prior experience in Audit or involvement in Sarbanes Oxley compliance.
* Knowledge of the Ricardo Duty Management System or similar system
* Qualified or Studying towards recognised Accounting Professional accreditation

This vacancy is being advertised by Sitec.

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