Imports & Exports Customs Compliance Administrator


Job Description For Vacancy No: 246682D

Consultant: Daniel Woodcock

Our client has been a manufacturer of diesel engines and power solutions for over 85 years, to the highest levels of performance and reliability. They have grown to become one of the leading suppliers of diesel and gas engines in the power solutions market.

Due to continued growth they are seeking an experienced Customs Compliance Administrator to join the team based Leicestershire on a 6 month contract basis

Job Purpose

This position is responsible for supporting customs compliance activity and operational audits to ensure that 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

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

Rate: Between £21 - £23 per hour (LTD CO / UMBRELLA CO)

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Skills and experience

Import / export / Admin

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United Kingdom, Europe

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  • Salary
    £21 to £23 per hour
  • Location
  • Company
  • Posted By
    Kellie Dance
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  • Job Functions
    Supply Chain
  • Industries
    Import and Export
    Logistics and Supply Chain
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  • Home Working Possible?
  • Estimated Job Duration
    (if contract or part-time position)

    6 months

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