We are looking for a Revenue Protection and Assurance Manager to join the Custom and Excise Division within Treasury.
The Isle of Man has a revenue sharing agreement with the UK for VAT and other indirect taxes. Under this agreement Customs and Excise Division are responsible for the collection of indirect taxes on the Isle of Man and the assurance section plays a pivotal role in meeting these responsibilities by undertaking a visiting program.
You will have responsibility for managing the assurance process which includes determining the most effective means of delivering assurance across a broad range of indirect taxes. You will also have responsibility for managing the assurance team and for their development. This is a highly technical role as you will be required to review case files, provide technical guidance and be ultimately responsible for the correct implementation of the legislation.
The main duties of the role include:
• Devising an operational plan for the assurance section aimed at the efficient and effective use of resources
• Overseeing the selection of visits using technical expertise to identify areas of risk
• Managing the assurance team, determining policies and procedures and ensuring these are correctly implemented
• Allocating assurance visits appropriately and review completed visits prior to sign off
• Being the primary source for technical support and guidance to the assurance team on indirect tax matters, keeping them up-to-date with relevant case law, changes in UK law applicable in the Isle of Man and changes in EU law that could have an impact on Isle of Man businesses
• Determining divisional policy and specific interpretation of legislation on specific cases where the legislation or its application is unclear, liaising with Customs and Excise legal team and with UK Units of Expertise as required
You will be required to represent the Customs & Excise Division on working groups, internal and external review groups and management meetings.
All About the Isle of Man
The Isle of Man is a special place to live and work!
Those living on the Island, benefit from great lifestyle opportunities, open space, a safe environment, great education and a real sense of community. There are numerous events, clubs and societies in almost everything you can imagine. Isle of Man residents benefit from lower tax rates than a lot of countries in the EU and a simpler, more efficient system of calculation.
For further information about living in the Isle of Man and the Island’s lifestyle, check out our All About the Isle of Man booklet attached to this advert. In addition, you can also visit www.locate.im
How to Apply
More details of the duties of the post can be obtained from Jeanette Keig on Tel No: 01624 648157.
A provisional interview date of 29 May has been set for shortlisted applicants, however this is subject to change.
The closing date for this vacancy is Wednesday 8 May 2019.
To apply online, please visit: https://bit.ly/2UsJmxj