BLT handle a wide range of opportunities in VAT, Customs & Global Trade and Management Consultancy. Have a browse of current live vacancies, or if you don’t spot anything that would suit, do feel free to send us your CV at or give us a call on 020 7405 3404 to discuss your specific requirements – bear in mind we don’t advertise all of the roles we handle!

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CUSTOMS MANAGER, Greater London, UK (hybrid)

A newly created opportunity to join a busy and dynamic specialist customs team for this global brand. The core purpose of this exciting new role is to ensure the high quality and compliance of the businesses customs activity. With your extensive customs knowledge, you’ll be contributing to compliance processes and protecting the business from compliance risk. As well as being a specialist within customs compliance, you’ll also be managing a team of people covering not only Compliance and Audit, but also the Classification team.  To apply you will need up to date knowledge of customs legislation and strong leadership skills with the proven ability to manage and develop a team.  Please get in contact for a full job description and further information.

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HEAD OF CUSTOMS, Greater London, UK (Hybrid)

A rare opportunity to lead and shape the Customs team for this global brand. You’ll have full responsibility for developing customs and trade compliance and customs duty optimisation strategy. You will help to design supply chains as Great Britain enters a new relationship with Europe. You’ll apply your professional approach as you build future-proof processes for the business, whilst managing a team of highly skilled customs compliance specialists. Your role will be wide-ranging and constantly evolving as you proactively work to mitigate import (and potential export) compliance risks to ensure all goods clear customs fast, with the correct paperwork, compliantly and as cost-effective as possible. To apply you will need great knowledge of customs laws and its practical impact on businesses, knowledge of excise regulations would be a bonus, experience with customs authorisations (AEO, CFSP, bonded warehousing etc.).  To find out more including a full job description please get in touch.

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VAT SENIOR MANAGER & MANAGER LEVEL HIRES: Public Sector VAT consulting, London

  • If you really enjoy variety and depth of VAT technical complexity, then the public and third sector space is a great place to develop your VAT career.
  • Our client is one of the larger mid-tier firms who have a fantastic offering in this space.
  • You don’t need direct experience of the sector – for example, land & property experience would be handy – people with generalist or other sector VAT experiences would also be welcome to apply.
  • More broadly, the firm itself has loads to offer you – part of a national VAT practice with some inspirational and supportive people to work with and learn from.
  • This role can be London based, or indeed out of any of their other offices in the UK; the firm’s hybrid working model gives you the flexibility you need.
  • People work collaboratively at this firm, and really enjoy providing an exceptional service to their clients.

If this chimes with you, and you’re a UK VAT specialist with good consulting skills at either Manager or Senior Manager level, then to find out more please get in touch.

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A new in-house role has arisen to join the Customs and Shipping team of this well known global leader in its sector. The successful candidate will work closely with Customs & Shipping Manager, in order to manage the effective operations of the shipping team, ensuring the timely movement of goods from the plant, whilst ensuring full compliance with Customs regulatory obligations.

Key Responsibilities will include:

  • Ensure that border crossing shipments comply with the rules and regulations of Customs authorities.
  • Work with transportation companies to ensure operational efficiency.
  • Actively work with third party logistics providers to improve operational performance.
  • Support and execute regulatory compliance audits; internally and at external parties.

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VAT MANAGER, Professional Services, Scotland

  • Expansive practice with one of the largest VAT teams in Scotland is looking for an additional hire for the team.
  • The team works on a range of clients across the SME, corporates and public sector space, to name but a few of the sectors you would work in.
  • You’ll work closely with local and national VAT colleagues in a collaborative and dynamic environment; it’s a great place to be, and an exciting time to join the firm
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The UK Customs team of this Big 4 firm is looking to expand.  They have a highly successful large national practice and have a real need to recruit into their London team.  It’s a great opportunity to join one of the largest Customs teams in the UK and work on big, global projects with multinational clients in all different sectors.  There is also scope to work on large scale projects alongside the supply chain team with an advisory/strategic focus.  It’s a very supportive environment with a clear path for progression for anyone joining.  They like people who can bring fresh ideas and would be keen to talk to ambitious candidates looking for an interesting and varied career.  You may be working in more of a Customs brokerage/freight forwarding role, or as an in-house advisor looking for a change of environment.  Please get in contact for a confidential discussion in the first instance.

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  • Exciting newly created internal European VAT Compliance Manager in Amsterdam.
  • You’ll provide oversight on VAT reporting compliance through monitoring and developing filing processes.
  • You’ll work with finance teams in European countries to ensure VAT reporting processes are documented, as well as supporting audits and providing oversight of audit management.
  • You’ll also work on the development and rollout of a new finance system.
  • In addition, you’ll work closely with a highly experienced Indirect Tax senior specialist on VAT support across the international firm, providing advisory cover as required.
  • This is a supportive and friendly international environment – and the role has plenty of scope for continued development.
  • For more information about the organisation and the role content, do get in touch with Guy Barrand at BLT –
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