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Customs Coordinator – Birmingham (England)

Our client is a specialised group in the Freight Forwarding, Transportation Industry and Logistics Solutions, and they are currently looking for a Customs Coordinator to join their team in Birmingham, to co-ordinate Import and Export ,conforming to HM Revenue & Customs regulations.

In return, you will receive a salary of circ 26k DOE, 20 days annual leave + Public holidays and yearly pension and many other benefits. Hours are Monday-Friday, 8.30am – 17.30pm with 1 hour unpaid lunch. You will also be working 1 in 6 Saturdays – 8:30-17:30.

As the Customer Coordinator, you will be checking & monitoring of Freight / courier invoices for payment ensuring accurate costing, charging to project where applicable in a timely manner, ensuring all HM Revenue & Customs duty liabilities are fulfilled, minimising cost and checking invoices for both import and export brokerage and liaise with the broker / finance to resolve any invoice / payment issues.

The successful applicant will have working experience of Exports / Imports & Customs Compliance and regulations (at least 2 years experience) as well as knowledge of customs requirements and formalities with particular focus on UK & EU imports and excellent communication skills as you will be required to liaise with, customers, suppliers, necessary agents and customs authorities to address any issues/questions arising from business activities and communicating liaise with Customs legal counsel to check Export controls and licensing requirements.

Duties of the Customs Coordinator:

Co-ordinate and control dispatching of goods
High volumes of data entry on spreadsheets
Ensuring insurance claims are given to the claims department immediately
Raising necessary paperwork concerning all movements of Dangerous Goods
Making customs entry amendment requests to HMRC
Any other ad hoc tasks as and when required and instructed by the Line Manager
Support with any work related to ETSF

Requirements for the Customs Coordinator role:

Experience in road transport, logistics or haulage (Desirable)
HMRC amendment and reclaim experience
Proficient with Microsoft packages especially Ms Excel and other
Must be flexible with their working hours.

If this Customs Coordinator role 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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