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Trade Compliance Analyst
Philadelphia, PA
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Post Date: 12/05/17 Company: GEODIS
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Job Type: Full Time Phone:
Education: 4 year degree Fax:
Experience: 5 - 10 years Mailing Address:
Travel: Negligible
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The Trade Compliance Analyst is responsible for the audit of entries filed with Customs to include: review, analysis, eligibility determination, compliance questions/issues, and post-entry compliance.

Primary Duties:
  • Classifies product according to the HTSUSA
  • Applies regulatory, judicial, international and/or Customs and Border Protection decisions/views to products being classified
  • Determines other government agency requirements applicable to the product
  • Advises clients on alternate product design or sourcing options to minimize import duties applicable
  • Inputs classification/OGA determinations into product library or alternate storage location
  • Meets with clients and/or government officials to review product lines
  • Represents company at industry events
  • Prepares various reports which assist in daily operations such as: upcoming shipments for processing; a forecast of future shipments; and items that are on the water
  • Conducts line reviews on product lines, including classification and other government agencies regulations
  • Prepares reports such as monthly customs data report (number of entries, entered value, duties paid, number of exams, etc.); broker scorecard; overage and shortages
  • Manages and train other employees on classification and regulation issues
  • Travels up to 10%
  • Other duties as required and assigned
Requirements: Education and Experience:
  • Bachelor's degree from a 4 year college or university
  • Minimum 5 years experience in customs brokerage and/or import company
  • Knowledge of Harmonized Tariff Schedule of US, Knowledge of US Customs and Border Protection laws and regulations
  • US Customs Broker License
  • PC literate with experience with Microsoft Outlook, Word and Excel
Essential Skills:
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Ability to read, interpret, analyze, and assimilate regulations and technical documents
  • Ability to maintain professional relationships and maintain confidentiality
  • Ability to apply common sense, professional judgment, and technical expertise
  • Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, customers, and co-workers
  • Ability to multi-task in a fast pace and high-demanding environment

While performing the duties of this job, the employee frequently is required to sit, reach with hands and arms, and talk. The employee is regularly required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 15pounds. The employee is regularly exposed to ambient lighting and temperate climate conditions.

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