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Customs Broker

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  • Posted:11th April, 2024
  • Sector:Shipping
  • Location:Chelmsford, Essex, United Kingdom
  • Job Ref:17394
  • Salary:Competitive
We are partnering with a customs brokerage organisation who is seeking a Customs Broker to join their team in Chelmsford. 

This role will be responsible for facilitating the import and export of goods in compliance with national and international customs regulations.

  • Ensure all import and export activities comply with relevant customs laws, regulations, and procedures.
  • Prepare and submit required documentation for customs clearance, including but not limited to customs declarations, invoices, and shipping manifests.
  • Accurately classify imported and exported goods according to tariff schedules and customs regulations.
  • Calculate and verify duties, taxes, and fees owed on imported and exported goods.
  • Assess and mitigate potential risks related to customs compliance, including duty drawback programs, preferential trade agreements, and customs valuation.
  • Serve as the primary point of contact for clients regarding customs-related matters, providing guidance and assistance as needed.
  • Communicate effectively with government agencies, such as customs authorities and border protection agencies, to resolve issues and ensure compliance.
  • Stay informed about changes in customs regulations and policies, and communicate updates to relevant stakeholders.
  • Conduct internal audits and reviews to ensure compliance with customs regulations and identify areas for improvement.
  • Provide training and guidance to staff members and clients on customs compliance procedures and best practices.

  • Minimum of 3 years of experience working as a Customs Broker or in a similar role.
  • In-depth knowledge of customs laws, regulations, and procedures.
  • Attention to detail and ability to work under pressure in a fast-paced environment.
  • Familiarity with international trade agreements and customs compliance best practices.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.

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