Customs Officer

Posted 1 month ago

Customs Officer – Southampton – Up to £40,000

The Work Shop are delighted to be recruiting for a Customs Officer for a growing organisation based in Southampton

As the successful Customs Officer – Southampton you will receive:

  • Salary up to £40k
  • Southampton office
  • Office based – 5 days per week. 8:30am – 5pm
  • 23 days annual leave (plus Bank Holidays) rising to 28 with service
  • Pension – 5% employee contribution, 3% employer (rises with service – max 8%)
  • Flexi time – system allows you to accumulate hours to be taken in that month or following month (subject to approval) ( 8 hours Max in any month)
  • Free car parking
  • Life assurance and income protection after 3 months
  • Employee Assistance Programme

As a Customs Officer, you will be the central point of contact in relation to all Customers Import & Export matters and Customs audits, liaison with internal functions, brokers and freight forwarders as necessary.

Duties for the Customs Officer include (but not limited to):

  • Manage and control effective export compliance programs under the Union Customs Code (UCC) and the Export Administration Regulations (EAR)
  • To maintain trade compliance policies and operational procedures and update them according to the regulatory changes
  • Customs and Logistic Compliance for Import and Export
  • Duty management.
  • Tariff code management, Bill of Lading, Weights and Price Conversion and letters of credit
  • Import and Export MSS data checks.
  • AEO (Automatic Economic Open Documentation) maintenance (monitoring requirements).
  • Maintenance of the Import/Export Control database.
  • Import and Export MSS data checks.
  • Ensuring the management team are fully briefed on any legal changes and requirements
  • Ensuring the company remains compliant with the UK, European and US export controls and economic sanction laws
  • To manage queries by other departments and working in team

Candidate Competencies:

  • Previous experience in a customs and export compliance or similar government role
  • Experience of managing the AEO application, intermediate excel.
  • Familiarity with a manufacturing or stock background
  • Strong knowledge and working understanding of international trade rules and regulations, including customs and export compliance, process control and internal audits (Classification, customs entry process, customs invoicing requirements, valuations)

As a Customs Officer, you will be required to work Monday-Friday 8:30am-5pm. The salary for the position is £40,000 and benefits include 23 days holiday + Bank Holidays, free parking and life assurance and income protection after 3 months.

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