Import/Export Coordinator

Job Title: Import/Export Coordinator
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Southampton
Salary: £20,000 - £28,000
Reference: 1122452
Contact Name: Shannon Preston
Contact Email:
Job Published: April 27, 2021 17:52

Job Description

Import/Export Coordinator

Dynamite Recruitment are pleased to be recruiting for our client based in Southampton, they are a leading specialist and are looking for individuals to join their journey of growth and development.

Duties will include:
  • Manage the day to day import/export requirements
  • Execute accurate Customs Clearance
  • Maintain first working relationships with the shipping partners and Customs to ensure all declaration entries are accurate, filed on time with the Customs Declaration Service (CDS) so all clearances are efficient and without delay
  • Establish and maintain effective relationships with our clients to ensure customs declarations are completed to the highest order based on the information they supply
  • Plan and manage the weekly workflow requirements so client’s expectations are met & declarations filed according to Customs timescales
  • Ensure all products are registered under the correct tariff headings and HS codes
  • High levels of accuracy and due diligence in all import/export processes
  • Support the wider business in all customs declaration related queries
  • Prepare & submit accurate customs declarations for EU or NON-EU clients
  • Verify C88 document details such as the origin and customs codes into CDS
  • Understand and double-check manufacturer & commercial invoices
  • Ensure insurance and freight costs are included in C88 submissions
  • Collate all documents (where required) prior to arrival of the goods
  • Submit invoice data into the Corporate Accounting team
  • Manage communications and requests with local & national authorities
  • Conducting internal audits of customs related documents for accuracy and work with colleagues to amend discrepancies & raise knowledge levels
  • Act as the escalation point for all operational queries
  • Respond to any system failures and invoke fallback procedures if necessary
  • Process post clearance amendments systematically when required
  • Liaise with all internal stakeholders such as Compliance in terms of duty and Import VAT paid accuracy and reconciliation
  • Build and develop relationships with internal stakeholders and be the first point of escalation
  • Interact with external stakeholders such as clients, suppliers and freight managers when additional information may be required
  • Performance based commission
  • A collaborative culture of continuous learning to aid progression.
  • Private Healthcare Insurance
  • Pension Scheme
  • Birthday off after one year length of service
If you would like to know more, please get in touch with Shannon Preston on 02392 455422

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