Import and Export Administrator

Job Title: Import and Export Administrator
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Southampton
Salary: up to 28000
Reference: 1251953
Contact Name: fran curtis
Contact Email:
Job Published: March 07, 2022 14:45

Job Description

Import & Export Administrator
Salary : Up to £28000 dependant on experience
Plus fantastic benefits which include
  • 25 days holiday
  • Healthcare schemes
  • Pension scheme
  • Life Assurance
  • Flexible working
  • Free car parking and many more
Location : Eastleigh , Chandler Ford
Hours of work : Monday to Friday core working hours
Dynamite Recruitment is working in partnership with a very well-established business who are based in the Eastleigh area
Due to huge growth plans our client is now looking to recruit and Import and Export Administrator
As an Import and Export Administrator you will be responsible for the following tasks:
This key role will be responsible for providing excellence in customs management and compliance to our customers whilst ensuring that the provision of this service is fully compliant with HMRC requirements and other relevant bodies.
Specific duties will include:
  • Responsible for the company's customs import and export clearance of goods with accuracy and efficiency, whilst ensuring that all documentation complies to an AEO standard.
  • Obtain shipment and Customs clearance documentation via liaison with internal and external parties, whilst ensuring that they are coded to attract the appropriate duty/tax and that the documentation has been filed correctly.
  • Provide customs clearance instruction to import & export agents and suppliers / customers on a daily, weekly & monthly basis, ensure the correct tarrif/CPC codes are used and ensure that customs clearance paperwork has been filled out correctly by external service providers, check entries and challenge any incorrect ones.
  • Responsible for the cost centre allocation of the Deferment account.
  • Responsible for correct invoicing on imports: transport costs to be separated from cost of goods.
  • Create Intercompany Purchase Orders through an internal portal.
  • Creating Virtual Deliveries for industrial Business.
  • Maintain accurate records for audit and trade compliance purposes: maintenance of daily imports documentation and register. 
  • Organise documents into appropriate folders electronically whilst maintaining compliance spreadsheets, auditing documentation and keeping logs of any errors/error corrections.
The ideal Import and Export Administrator will have / be
  • Prior knowledge/experience of importing and exporting documentation/requirements, shipping documentation and incoterms etc, extremely advantageous.
  • Meticulous eye for detail and a right first time, tentative approach is a must due to the complex subject area and stringent regulatory requirements.
  • A quick learner able to interpret/operate in technical industries.
  • You will have a strong commercial awareness, excellent organisational ability and be results orientated
  • You will also have a comprehensive working knowledge of Microsoft packages with excellent communication skills (both written and verbal). 
To be considered please submit your CV asap

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