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Date Added: Fri 07/01/2022

Customs Compliance Specialist - 12 Month Fixed Term Contract

Slough, UK
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Job Type: Permanent, FullTime

Salary: £34000 - £36000/annum

Holt Executive are working with a leading inflight entertainment and connectivity organisation who are recruiting a Customs Compliance Specialist for a 12 Month Contract.

The position will be responsible for being a focal point for the day to day tasks related to Importing and Exporting products in conjunction with Customs import/export regulations, Other Government Agency (OGA) regulations and, routing guidelines.

Key Responsibilities for the Customs Compliance Specialist:

Classifies and maintains product dictionary, ensuring that all items have accurate product descriptions, appropriate tariff classifications, country of origins, ECCNs and preferential treatment based on regulatory requirements with minimal assistance from Management.
Performs all activities related to self-filed customs entries for imported products from pre-alert through delivery
Manages and audits customs entries performed by customs house brokerage firms, including but not limited to receipt of pre-alert, providing classification, documentation, and additional information as required for timely and accurate entry
Performs timely and accurate audit on duty invoices, customs entries filed by PAC and customs house brokerage firms to ensure accurate entry and duty payment
Coordinates applicable Duty/Tax payments to government agencies, including reporting as needed
Interacts with freight forwarders/carriers/agents where needed to collect documents, pay freight charges and other fees to ensure customs release and final delivery
Identify inbound shipments, track to delivery at 3rd party location
Review onforwarding requirements, coordinate order releases with Order Administration where transit time and carrier doesn't align to ensure OTDKey Experience for the Customs Compliance Specialist position:

Working knowledge and experience in import processes, customs brokerage functions and international logistics process required.
Intermediate knowledge and understanding of the Harmonized General System of Preferences (GSP) in order to properly classify products and determine duty-free applicability on imported goods.
Proficient knowledge and understanding of Export Administration requirements (ECCN) rules and regulations to classify goods for export.
Ability to process compliant and timely Customs Entries
Knowledge and understanding of duty drawback, duty deferment schemas and import tax refund processes pursuant to government regulations and company policy.
4 year shipping and transportation experience required
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