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Customs & Excise Manager (Drinks company)

Customs & Excise Manager (Drinks company)

  • Location

    Preston, Lancashire

  • Sector:

    Senior Finance

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  • Salary:

    £50000 - £54000 per annum + 20% bonus + see advert

  • Contact:

    David Mendonca

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  • Published:

    over 1 year ago

  • Expiry date:

    09 Dec 00:00

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Customs & Excise Manager

Do you want to work for the world's largest brewer? A hugely successful international British organisation, HQ in London with strong growth and career opportunities second to none?

This drinks business is seeking an experienced Customs and Excise Manager to take a senior position at one of their largest breweries! The business has some of the strongest brands globally and following a hugely successful acquisition the business is continuing to grow and dominate the beer market!

The company is well known for having a warm and fulfilling culture where their people come first, and each employee is recognised and rewarded for the contributions they make!

Main purpose of role:

To maintain a strong relationship with HMRC and other colleagues/teams, ensuring the right taxes are paid at the right time! You will work closely with Operations, Finance teams, logistics & Supply Chain, becoming the benchmark brewer in the business for compliance to HMRC regulations!

The role will be 60% office based and include 40% paid travel across the UK to other sites - including London and Glasgow.

Key tasks:

  • Sustaining knowledge of Customs and Excise regulations and how they impact company operations
  • Responsible for accurate Excise Tax reporting
  • Maintain Excise Duty Management System SOPs
  • Conduct internal and external warehousing compliance audits
  • Managing compliance to EMCS and Import/Export obligations
  • Provide training in systems and processes, and provide routine guidance to internal stakeholders
  • Manage testing of any excise related systems enhancements
  • Assist in the development of Customs & Excise related projects

Essential requirements for the role:

  • At least 5 years' experience of working within an excise controlled environment
  • In-depth working knowledge of Customs and Excise regulations and a strong compliance mindset
  • Computer literate with a good understanding of Microsoft Office tools
  • Excellent team player building relationships across functional areas
  • Able to demonstrate good communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Ability to manage time effectively and work unsupervised

Great package on offer:

Strong basic salary, 20% annual bonuses, 6% pension, beer vouchers, Apple products, health care, dental, retail vouchers and much more!