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Finance - Regional Customs Manager TW/CN - Hsinchu


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Hsinchu, Taiwan




8+ years



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Introduction to the job

Together with her customers and suppliers ASML is heading towards an interesting and challenging era growing today’s company into and beyond 20bE company playing a crucial role in the semiconductor industry globally. Are you an experienced customs manager with the ambition and ability to act as a professional business partner in a leading semiconductor company? Why not join us?

Currently the ASML Tax & Customs Team includes 37 tax and customs professionals residing in the Netherlands based HQ (22), the regional/local offices in Asia (11) and the US (4). The Tax & Customs team includes regional teams (NL/EMEA, Asia and US) and global expertise teams (Indirect tax, Customs, Transfer Pricing, Wage Tax and PMO). ASML’s Tax & Customs team is accountable for the Tax and Customs affairs in all jurisdictions where ASML operates.
The flat ASML organization and X-sector approach for addressing business challenges allows the Tax & Customs team to closely interact with the company operations. The Tax & Customs team provides expertise guidance to the business and manages tax/customs risks according to its global strategy approved by ASML Board of Management. In this respect the Tax & Customs team closely collaborates with the other Finance and Operations teams to ensure appropriate and efficient execution in practice.

Role and responsibilities

The job mission of the Regional Customs Manager is to execute and ensure customs compliance with a strategical and tactical focus while pro-actively supporting ASML and its business partners in the various jurisdictions.

Responsible forcontinuously monitoring of the applicable customs laws and regulations inthe relevant jurisdictions and assess the relevancy and impact of thesechanges for ASML
Pro-actively adviceand support ASML’s (local) management on customs aspects of businessdecisions and further increase the value add of the Customs Affairs team
Create, build andmaintain good relations with stakeholders within the other (cross)functional expertise areas like treasury, accounting, compliance and legalto support the business in an integrated way
Together with theother colleagues of the Customs Affairs team, co-develop, maintain,implement and improve policies and guidelines to manage Customs Compliance
Maintain andimprove the framework of controls (Tax & Customs control framework)that ASML uses to manage and mitigate risks with a focus on TW, CN, SG andMY
Focus on customscompliance and work closely together with colleagues from the regional andglobal expertise teams and the customs operations team located in thedifferent countries
Participate inimprovement and change projects as subject matter expert, representing theCustoms Affairs team
Apply for andmaintain customs valuation rulings or agreements with the authorities
Stimulate and establish good working relationships at different levels with relevant government agencies, special interest groups and professional network groups
Represent ASMLtowards governmental bodies, including audits

Education and experience

You have an Academic background (MSc) or similar working experience with a minimum of 12
years relevant experience in Customs Affairs from a Asian perspective, within a multinational, law
firm or a consulting company. In-depth knowledge and experience with relevant Asian customs
regulations is a pre (meaning at minimum TW and CN) and you have technical excellence in
the field of customs valuation and a good understanding of the interplay between (operational)
transfer pricing and customs valuation.

You have experience working in a multidisciplinary environment and in multi-cultural teams.


Working at the cutting edge of tech, you’ll always have new challenges and new problems to solve – and working together is the only way to do that. You won’t work in a silo. Instead, you’ll be part of a creative, dynamic work environment where you’ll collaborate with supportive colleagues. There is always space for creative and unique points of view. You’ll have the flexibility and trust to choose how best to tackle tasks and solve problems.
To thrive in this job, you’ll need the following skills:

Strong drive with a hands-on, structured, accurate and result oriented working style
Excellent communication skills with the ability to motivate and drive others, build relationships and influence other functional areas
Able to cope with a multicultural, dynamic and changing and complex environment, experience with Asian cultures is a pre
Strong analytical skills, with the ability to translate complex business issues into simple problem statements, clear processes and actions
Good time management skills and able to manage towards tight deadlines
Show ownership of issues from start to finalization
Project management skills, with attention to detail;
General understanding of corporate tax framework, transfer pricing, indirect tax and tax compliance;
Eye for detail

Diversity & Inclusion

ASML is an Equal Opportunity Employer that values and respects the importance of a diverse and inclusive workforce. It is the policy of the company to recruit, hire, train and promote persons in all job titles without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, or gender identity. We recognize that diversity and inclusion is a driving force in the success of our company.

Other information

In your role as Customs Manager you are part of a global team (ASML’s Corporate Tax & Customs Team) of direct tax, transfer pricing, indirect tax, wage tax and customs professionals in an international environment and presence in three continents.

The Customs Manager is a member of the Customs Affairs team consisting currently of 6 customs professionals (located in NL, the APAC region and will be fulfilled in the US as well).

This new position will be located in the Taiwan Head Office in Hsinchu and will report to the Global Head of Customs Affairs located in Veldhoven.

The Customs Manager will be responsible for all customs related topics and projects from a strategical and tactical point of view for Asia with a focus specifically for Taiwan, China, Singapore and Malaysia. He or she will closely work together with the colleagues from the customs operations teams (LSO Customs) who execute the daily import/export & bonded operations.

Hsinchu. Taiwan.
Some International travel and annual travel to the Dutch based HQ is required.

Fluent in English and Mandarin language, both orally and in writing.

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