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Customs Entry Clerk

Job Description

We are working with a leading Logistics organisation looking for a Customs Coordinator to join their team based in Florida.

The main purpose of the Customs Coordinator is to provide data entry support to the team and complete customs entries from start to finish.

Responsibilities:

  • Ensure smooth and timely customs process flow

  • Ensure accurate and timely data entry into our operational system

  • Track and Trace Custom files and reporting

  • Ensure accurate and timely client billing

  • Understand all the elements of the import and export customs Desk Level Operating Procedure and correctly interpret this information to fulfil our customer´s instructions and expectation

  • Transfer customs declaration information from documents, or other sources into the customs entry system to allow for the build of a valid customs declaration

  • Assist with verification of customs declaration information and the submission of such to the customs authority

  • Processes Custom and OGA (other government agency) entries for clearance of goods into the United States.

  • Opens files, enters notes, information and document requests in CargoWise and/or AS400 system

  • Classifies invoice based on HTS (Harmonized Tariff Schedule)

  • Coordination of shipments from airline, ocean piers and CFS (container freight station) to customer/consignee destination

Required:

  • Good knowledge of customs brokerage process, customs legislation – especially with regards to classification, valuation and origin

  • Understanding of ocean, road and air documentation process

  • Effective interpersonal skills

  • Pro-active approach, strong organizational and computer skills

  • Good computer skills (MS Excel, MS Word) Good knowledge of customs brokerage process, customs legislation – especially with regards to classification, valuation and origin

  • Understanding of ocean, road and air documentation process

  • Effective interpersonal skills

  • Pro-active approach, strong organizational and computer skills

  • Good computer skills (MS Excel, MS Word)