Customs Clerk

Customs Clerk – Basildon – Up to £26,000

Office Hours: Monday – Friday 08.30 hours – 17.30 hours – one-hour unpaid lunch

Salary: Up to £26,000

Duties and Responsibilities

To Co-ordinate Import and Export activities for the resident site, conforming to HM Revenue & Customs regulations and the following governing departments & organisations using the appropriate business systems where applicable.
Checking & monitoring of Freight/courier invoices for payment ensuring accurate costing, charging to project where applicable in a timely manner
Co-ordinate and control dispatching of goods
Liaise with Customs legal counsel to check Export controls and licensing requirements
Ensure all HM Revenue & Customs duty liabilities are fulfilled, minimising cost
Liaise with, customers, suppliers, necessary agents and customs authorities to address any issues/questions arising from business activities
Check invoices for both import and export brokerage and liaise with the broker / finance to resolve any invoice / payment issues
High volumes of data entry on spreadsheets
Ensuring insurance claims are given to the claims department immediately
Raising necessary paperwork concerning all movements of Dangerous Goods
Making customs entry amendment requests to HMRC

Skills, Experience and Competencies

Working experience of Exports/Imports & Customs Compliance and regulations (at least 2 years’ experience)
Knowledge of customs requirements and formalities with particular focus on UK & EU imports
HMRC amendment and reclaim experience.
Proficient with Microsoft packages especially Ms Excel and other
Must be flexible with their working hours.

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Location Essex
Job titleCustoms Clerk
Salary £24000 - £26000
Consultant James Earl
Consultant Phone 02394004766
Consultant Email
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