Compliance Officer / Customs Compliance Officer X2

Ref No. EMP426328
Salary £25,000 - £35,000/annum
Location Guildford, England
Job type Permanent
Job Status Applicants Required

Introduction

A large scale Defence technology and production engineering business is currently recruiting for 2X Compliance Officer / Customs Compliance Officer to join their Compliance team in Guildford due to further growth and expansion of the business.

Important

Previous experience in freight forwarding, logistics, import / export orientated role.

The Job

A large scale Aerospace and Defence technology and production engineering business is currently recruiting for 2 X Compliance Officer / Customs Compliance Officer to join their Compliance team in Guildford due to further growth and expansion of the business.

The Compliance Officer will be responsible to facilitate the compliance of import and export activities relating to the business in accordance with all national and international regulations and controls.

Applicants does not require to have worked as an Compliance Officer however, would be advantageous to have previous experience in freight forwarding, logistics, import / export orientated role. Manufacturing background is preferred.

Must be eligible to gain SC clearance.

Role - Compliance Officer / Customs Compliance Officer X 2

Salary - £25,000 - £35,000

Type - Permanent

Location - Guildford, Surrey

Key responsibilities for Compliance Officer / Customs Compliance Officer and will not limited to:

  • Liaising with the Logistics function to authorise dispatches of goods to Customers/Suppliers both within the UK and to EU/ROW destinations using Freight Forwarders/Couriers on a permanent or temporary basis
  • Supervision of the maintenance all internal records for dispatched goods including checks that Shipping Instructions are followed; customs entries with departure message/s are received; shipment paperwork is obtained (Bills of Lading, Air Waybills, Certificates of Shipment and Proofs of Delivery)
  • Ensuring that any consignments which contain hazardous goods are correctly declared to the freight forwarder and that supporting paperwork is provided as required
  • Checking of freight accounts for both export and import consignments issued by the relevant forwarder/Agent to ensure correct charges have been levied for the service/s provided and/or duties/taxes paid before passing them to the finance department for payment
  • Arranging clearance of goods into the UK as appropriate - Issuing instructions with the relevant CPC to the agent (including Commercial Couriers) to allow for the goods' timely clearance into the UK and where necessary, authorizing payment/suspension of applicable duties/taxes
  • Ensuring that any import permits/licences are in place to allow for the smooth importation of the goods into the UK.
  • Maintaining all internal records for import consignments and completing all relevant HMRC returns.
  • Assisting with all relevant HMRC, HMG and corporate/internal audits as required.

Key skills and experience required for Compliance Officer / Customs Compliance Officer job applicant:

  • Proven experience as an Trade Compliance / Customs Compliance Officer or freight forwarding, logistics, import / export orientated role
  • Manufacturing background is preferred
  • Knowledge of HMRC related formalities
  • Awareness of Export controls
  • Must be eligible to gain SC Clearance
  • Excellent communication skills both written and verbal

To apply for this Compliance Officer / Customs Compliance Officer position, candidates must be eligible to live and work in the UK.

To apply for this Compliance Officer / Customs Compliance Officer position, candidates must be eligible to live and work in the UK.

Barclay Meade acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and employment business for the supply of temporary workers and is part of Gattaca Plc.

Gattaca Plc provides support services to Barclay Meade and may assist with processing your application.

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