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Customs Manager - Post Entry, CTPAT and Finance

Company: General Motors
Location: Detroit
Posted on: January 27, 2023

Job Description:

Job DescriptionThe Customs Manager is responsible for managing the following GM Customs functions: (1) Post Entry Operations, (2) CTPAT and (3) Customs Finance - -Post Entry Operations: The Customs Manager will be responsible for all Post Entry processes. -This will include Accounting of Duties, Post Summary Corrections, Protests, FTA Reconciliation, Value Reconciliation, and Drawback. -Additionally, the Customs manager will provide technical guidance to the GBS Valuation COE. -In the Drawback space the position will work cross-functionally with other areas of Finance, Manufacturing and Global Product Development to ensure Drawback opportunity is optimized, and a consideration in the GVDP process.CTPAT: The Customs Manager is responsible for managing GM's five CTPAT accounts. -As the lead for CTPAT the manager will work cross-functionally with GPSC, GM Security, Manufacturing and GMIT to ensure compliance with all CTPAT requirements. -The Customs Manager will provide guidance across the company on the implementation of internal processes associated with these requirements. -The Customs manager will be responsible for leading the preparation activities for CTPAT Validations, including outreach and advice to the facilities being validated. -The manager will act as the single point of contact with CBP for any CTPAT associated activity.Customs Finance: The Customs Manager will have responsibility for the tracking, forecasting, and reporting of global duty spend. -In this role, you will provide visibility of budget impact to the GMNA Logistics Finance team, enabling them to have better insight to the overall effect of duty on GPSC spend. You will work regularly across functions and global teams to help bring awareness of the financial impact of duty, while also striving to develop opportunities that will reduce risk/spend. -The Customs Manager reports to the Director - North America CustomsThis position requires a strong leader that is detail-minded and has strong communication skills, project coordination expertise, and the ability to partner successfully with multiple key organizations outside Tax & Customs. Key responsibilities include:

  • Post Entry:
    • Ensure on time and compliant processing of Post Summary Corrections and Protests
    • Provide refund projections for all Post Entry programs
    • Work with business units to appropriately account for duty spend
    • Support JV accounting set up and rebill of duty spend to those entities
    • Review and post monthly SAP MJE's related to duty spend, corrections and refunds
    • Review and approve Customs Service Provider invoices for payment
    • Liaise with CBP CEE members on post entry activities
    • Manage Periodic Monthly Statement Payment process, ensuring on time payment to CBP
    • Oversee filing of FTA Reconciliation entries
    • Oversee filing of Value Reconciliation entries
    • Review metrics and provide technical direction to GBS Valuation COE team
    • Participate in cross-functional Drawback team working to include Drawback impacts into the GVDP process
    • CTPAT:
      • Stay up to date on CTPAT Minimum Security Requirements and ensure GM has processes and procedures to meet these requirements
      • Hold cross-functional CTPAT taskforce meetings with GPSC, GM Security and GMIT
      • Complete annual CTPAT Security Profiles and ensure on-time submission via the CBP Portal
      • Ensure proper documentation of all CTPAT Processes and storage of those processes for reference when needed
      • Report any CTPAT Security breaches to the CTPAT SCSS and work with GPSC to investigate these incidents, providing detailed action plans as needed
      • Prepare for and lead CTPAT Validations for all GM CTPAT accounts
      • Conduct CTPAT audits of GM facilities
      • Coordinate annual CTPAT GM Supplier survey
      • Participate in Global Customs AEO COE
      • Finance:
        • Determine cost of Global Customs operations by establishing standard costs & collecting operational data
        • Provide budget and forecast analysis to the GMNA Logistics finance team
        • Identify savings opportunities by analyzing actual results with plans and forecasts
        • Tax and Global Trade non-people budget reporting and forecast activities
        • Provide analytics for Customs, Tax, and GMNA Logistics Finance leadership related to dynamic global trade environment and tariff risks
        • Report on post entry duty recovery forecasting & reporting
        • Quarterly strategic EBIT reportingAdditional Job DescriptionRequired:
          • Bachelor's Degree
          • 5+ years of Customs experience
          • Ability to lead and develop a high performing team
          • Ability to work independently, be self-motivated, and manage work within agreed timelines, while producing high quality deliverables that are clear and concise.
          • Effective collaboration with business unit management and other functional teams necessary for facilitating the global compliance program.
          • Ability to quickly grasp and understand customs related concepts and provide insightful recommendations that are pragmatic, address root cause and process opportunities/weaknesses, and lead to increased efficiencies/improved controls.
          • Demonstrated ability to work cross-functionally with other organizations in the U.S. and in other countries
          • Excellent written and oral communication and presentation skills
          • Self-motivated, with strong interpersonal, team and partnering skills
          • Demonstrated ability to initiate and implement continuous improvement.Preferred:
            • Licensed Customs Broker preferredCompensation: The compensation information is a good faith estimate only
              • The -median level -range -of salary compensation for this role is -$107,482.28 - $171,692.48
              • Bonus Potential: An incentive pay program offers payouts based on company performance, job level, and individual performance.
              • Benefits: GM offers a variety of health and wellbeing benefit programs. Benefit options include medical, dental, vision, Health Savings Account, Flexible Spending Accounts, retirement savings plan, sickness and accident benefits, life insurance, paid vacation & holidays, tuition assistance programs, employee assistance program, GM vehicle discounts and more.About GMOur vision is a world with Zero Crashes, Zero Emissions and Zero Congestion and we embrace the responsibility to lead the change that will make our world better, safer and more equitable for all.Why Join UsWe aspire to be the most inclusive company in the world. We believe we all must make a choice every day - individually and collectively - to drive meaningful change through our words, our deeds and our culture. Our Work Appropriately philosophy supports our foundation of inclusion and provides employees the flexibility to work where they can have the greatest impact on achieving our goals, dependent on role needs. Every day, we want every employee, no matter their background, ethnicity, preferences, or location, to feel they belong to one General Motors team.Benefits OverviewThe goal of the General Motors total rewards program is to support the health and well-being of you and your family. Our comprehensive compensation plan incudes, the following benefits, in addition to many others:--- Paid time off including vacation days, holidays, and parental leave for mothers, fathers and adoptive parents;--- Healthcare (including a triple tax advantaged health savings account and wellness incentive), dental, vision and life insurance plans to cover you and your family;--- Company and matching contributions to 401K savings plan to help you save for retirement;--- Global recognition program for peers and leaders to recognize and be recognized for results and behaviors that reflect our company values;--- Tuition assistance and student loan refinancing;--- Discount on GM vehicles for you, your family and friends.Diversity InformationGeneral Motors is committed to being a workplace that is not only free of discrimination, but one that genuinely fosters inclusion and belonging. We strongly believe that workforce diversity creates an environment in which our employees can thrive and develop better products for our customers. - -We understand and embrace the variety through which people gain experiences whether through professional, personal, educational, or volunteer opportunities. -GM is proud to be an equal opportunity employer.We encourage interested candidates to review the key responsibilities and qualifications and apply for any positions that match your skills and capabilities.Equal Employment Opportunity StatementsGMis an equal opportunity employer and complies with all applicable federal, state, and local fair employment practices laws. GM is committed to providing a work environment free from unlawful discrimination and advancing equal employment opportunities for all qualified individuals. As part of this commitment, all practices and decisions relating to terms and conditions of employment, including, but not limited to, recruiting, hiring, training, promotion, discipline, compensation, benefits, and termination of employment are made without regard to an individual's protected characteristics. For purposes of this policy, "protected characteristics" include an individual's actual or perceived race, color, creed, religion, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, age, sex or gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, lactation and related medical conditions), gender identity or gender expression, sexual orientation, weight, height, marital status, military service and veteran status, physical or mental disability, protected medical condition as defined by applicable state or local law, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state or local laws and ordinances. - If you need a reasonable accommodation to assist with your job search or application for employment, email us at -or call us at 800-865-7580. In your email, please include a description of the specific accommodation you are requesting as well as the job title and requisition number of the position for which you are applying.---

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