Customs Data Analyst

  • Location
    Wolverhampton, West Midlands
  • Salary
    £11.46/Hourly
  • Category
    Transport & Logistics - Chartering, Broking, Freight Forwarding
  • Job type
    Contractor
  • Industry
    Transport and Logistics
  • External Reference
    JN-072021-197546

Overview



  • The Customs Data Analyst (CDA) is a key member of the Global Trade (GT) team and will be located in Wolverhampton. You will report to the UK Customs Supervisor, and overall to the UK Customs Manager.

  • The CDA's role is to support the customs operations in an effective, efficient and compliant manner.

  • To provide digital/IT solutions to simplify the day to day customs operations (Import through to Export) and to support analytical reporting to the business.

  • You will assist in any customs matters and provide the direct support to the supervisor/manager.

  • You will be required to demonstrate an advanced practical knowledge & understanding of IT tools & platforms (such as Excel and Access).

  • You will have an understanding of customs, import, export processes and the related UK simplifications and facilitation measures/regimes (desirable).



Duties and Responsibilities



  • To support the customs digital enhancement projects and day to day customs operations.

  • Support the Global Trade team to develop and improve customs, import and export processes and procedures, to include the use of methods designed to automate the collection and retrieval of data in support of a Customs Compliance programme

  • To enhance and support the preparation and reporting of customs information/data, (using excel and Access) to the wider business and external bodies as required.

  • Maintain spreadsheets/other records as part of data processing routines

  • To facilitate customs clearance as quickly as possible and to liaise with other internal functions /departments, business partners & customs brokers/agents as required.

  • Issue customs clearance instructions in respect of imported goods (and export as required).

  • Check the customs information is correct and accurate.

  • Check and validate the data inputted by other parties to ensure quality and conformity.

  • Check the customs entry documents (C88 & E2) received back from agents, to ensure the goods are cleared in line with the instructions given.

  • Required to access company systems (SAP/GTS/XClass) to obtain information to support the customs clearance process.

  • Provide support in the wider customs operations and support the Global Trade compliance culture.

  • Attend Global Trade training (internal/external) as required (seminars/conferences/webinars) to enhance knowledge base.



Qualifications/Experience



  • Strong IT skills. 'Competent to Expert abilities' within MS Excel/Access platforms/365 (create complex lookups /pivot tables & databases)

  • Experience with SAP/GTS or other MRP/ERP platforms (desirable)

  • Demonstrable experience in a similar customs, freight forwarding or analytic role.

  • Understanding of the 'customs rudiments' Valuation/Classification/Origin (desirable)

  • Experience/understanding of logistics/international supply chain (desirable)

  • Highly organised, with good planning, reporting and communication skills.

  • A concise communicator, able to communicate issues with clarity.

  • Works with attention to detail.

  • Good problem solving skills.

  • Flexible and willing to take on new tasks/assist where required.











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