Import/Export Administration Clerk

£26000 - £28000 per annum

Job description

This is a position within our clients supply chain/ operations function to enable us to harmonise trade activities across the UK. You will be working in a team and proactively supporting the business in the UK on all import relevant topics and exports related to returns. You will already have experience in the field and interested in working for a growing international organisation.

You will be based at our clients site in Royston.

About the position:

• Working with transport carriers and providing import clearance instructions in line with Customs Procedure Codes/commodity codes, duties and taxes
• Reviewing import documentation provided by carriers to ensure that customs entries are correct
• Checking and approving import transport/ charges invoices to ensure that invoiced amount matches expectations
• Reviewing monthly reports and VAT certificates from HMRC to ensure they match our records, notifying any anomalies to the finance team
• Record keeping and administration of all imports and exports (Export and Import Logs)
• Working collaboratively with order processing and finance teams
• Tracking incoming shipments up to arrival in the UK
• Record keeping and processing of any cross-border transactions between the UK and Republic of Ireland
• Organising international shipments/ returns with carriers
• Maintaining up-to-date knowledge of UK Customs and Excise as well as import and export commodity codes
About you:
• Educated to GSCE level or equivalent, international trade qualification desirable
• Proven experience in working on import processes, customs procedures and legislation
• Experienced in dealing with international shipping companies
• Detailed working knowledge of Import processes
• Export shipping experience and understanding of export legislation desirable
• Working knowledge of commodity code definition, Customs Procedure Codes and Customs entry documentation
• Self-motivated with excellent attention to detail
• Strong organisational and problem-solving skills with demonstrated ability to multi-task
• Expertise in MS Office, particularly Excel; SAP knowledge desirable
• Great communication skills and ability to work with people internationally

To commence working with our clients, the successful candidate will need the right to work in the UK.

Why work for us:
• Genuine career development within a leading, progressive, international business
• Supportive working environment
• Great values: Sustainability, Openness, Enjoyment

About our client:

Our client is a leading international partner of biopharmaceutical research and the industry. In fiscal 2019, the company earned sales revenue of some 1.83 billion euros. At the end of 2019, more than 9,000 people were employed at the Group's approximately 60 manufacturing and sales sites, serving customers around the globe. Our client is a dynamic organization suited to people who want to showcase skills, be recognized for expertise, while thriving in a vibrant and innovative environment.
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