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Customs Bond & Compliance Clerk – Essex (England)

Our client, leading providers in Warehouse, distribution, and Logistics services, are currently seeking a Customs Bond & Compliance Clerk to join their fast-growing team based in Essex.

Your role as the Customs Bond & Compliance Clerk will be to assist with the implementation of compliance procedures.
You will be ensuring compliance with customs regulations, managing customs bonds, and facilitating smooth import and export operations.

On a daily basis, you will liaise with customs authorities, internal departments and government agencies to discuss inquiries and resolve any issues that arise. You will be providing accurate information regarding customs regulations and compliance matters.

Other duties will include:

Identify possible opportunities for process enhancements, automation, and cost savings.
Prepare regular reports on customs activities, compliance status, and overall performance metrics.
Review and authorise customs documentation such as Import / Export declarations, invoices and bills of lading.
Dealing with all documentation, ensuring all documentation is accurately complete, and records are organised and easy to access for audit purposes.
Managing and maintaining accurate records of customs bonds.
Monitor bond levels, tracking bond expirations, and liaising with the appropriate parties to renew new bonds.
Conduct internal audits and compliance reviews to identify any potential issues or discrepancies.
Keep yourself up-to-date with all customs regulations, trade agreements, and relevant laws to ensure compliance and adherence.


To be the successful Customs Bond & Compliance Clerk, you will need to have strong knowledge of customs, and experience handling bond operations.

Knowledge / experience required:

Knowledge of Duty Suspended Goods, Duty Claims, and bond compliance.
Know the difference between Customs Bonds and Excise Bonds.
Able to open & close ARC.

We are keen to hear from candidates who have exceptional organizational skills, a keen eye for detail, and the ability to navigate complex customs procedures.

Contact us today. 
01376 503567

If this Customs Bond & Compliance Clerk is something you would like to know more about or you know of anyone that fits the bill, either forward this advert to them, send us their details or get in contact with us and we will do the rest. You can recommend as many people as you like via our website and earn a referral fee per candidate we place*. This is an unlimited offer.
As recruiters specialising in freight and shipping, Red Recruit have vacancies at all levels within the industry, so please do get in touch to tell us what you’re looking for and we’ll do our best to assist.

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