Imports and Exports Customs Officer

Imports and Exports Customs Officer

Pure Resourcing Solutions | Essex, England, UK

Posted 12 days ago

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Imports and Exports Customer Officer North Essex Up to £50,000 DOEMonday -Friday 9-5pm/8-4pm Pure are delighted to be supporting an established North Essex based organization with the recruitment of an import and export customs officer. This role will play a key part in contributing to the continued development and compliance of all customs matters for the company. Key Responsibilities:
  • Audit all Import & Export entries & MSS data to ensure compliance.
  • Maintain current and accurate custom records including Duty & VAT information and data for HMRC audits.
  • Development of procedures and tools to ensure business compliance, by properly documenting and controlling all mandatory custom functions.
  • Maintaining our AEO status
  • Raise the awareness of the importance of customs compliance within the group of companies
  • Promoting good customs practices across the group
  • Analysis of business processes and identification of optimization potential.
  • Support of audits performed by the customs authorities and internal QA teams
  • Develop and maintain KPI’s
  • Assist in the day-to-day strategic direction of the customs department.
  • Assist and advise in all customs compliance matters
Key Skills & Experience:
  • Knowledge of the roles of Customs and demonstration of this knowledge in daily decision making
  • Excellent interpersonal, verbal & written communication skills
  • Highly focused and accurate with an uncompromising eye for detail
  • Knowledge of the interaction between Customs and trade and how it influences supply chain operations
  • Well-motivated with the ability to show initiative.
  • A team player with excellent communication skills
  • Adaptable, approachable and flexible
  • Excellent interpersonal, verbal & written communication skills.
  • Experience in international shipping using FPO’s (import and export).
  • Good working knowledge of Microsoft systems (Word, Excel, Outlook).
Additional Benefits: Our client is committed to promoting physical and mental health of their employees, they have access to counselling and wellbeing courses aswell as mental health first aiders. The company environment is warm, friendly, and welcoming where professionalism is encourages however it is still an informal work environment. Our client is passionate about giving back to the local community and have various charity events and fundraisers.
  • A competitive salary
  • 25 days annual leave, plus bank holidays
  • Corporate membership at the local gym and spa
  • Quarterly Team building budget for nights out / lunches etc
  • A thorough induction programme, including mentor being assigned to you to ensure you feel welcome and to check in on you during your probation
  • Regular reviews and performance related pay increases (subject to business conditions)
  • Employee wellbeing and mental health
  • Wellbeing Program with Spa Medical
  • Paid company social events such as a summer festival and Christmas party
  • Career progression
  • Training programmes
  • Sponsoring further education
  • Salary sacrifice car scheme
  • Potential for Worldwide Business Travel (role dependant).
  • Free tea, coffee, and fresh fruit.