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    £22000.00 - £30000.00 per annum

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    James Earl

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    23 days ago

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Customs Clerk - Folkstone - Up to £30,000

This Global freight forwarder are looking to bring on a junior customs clerk to join their team in Folkestone.

Responsible for day to day processing of customs entries ensuring compliance with all laws, regulations and AEO along with ensuring timely Customs Clearance of shipments.


Salary between £20-30k depending on experience
Hours 0700-1600 - Monday to Friday
22 days holiday per year

Essential Functions

Ensure smooth and timely customs process flow
Understand all elements of the import and export customs process
Processing Ocean Import and Export customs entries
Ensure accurate and timely data into our customs software system
Verify documents received for import & export customs purposes are compliant and correct
Ensure correct preference is applied to goods if applicable and that any relevant customs procedures and regimes such as IPR, OPR and CFSP are applied where necessary.
Complete CVED and arrange for payment to be sent to Port Health where necessary
Manage any Route 1, Route 2 or declaration release issues
Liaise with customers regarding valuation, classification and preference issues where
necessary taking into account AEO regulations.
Escalate problems to management when necessary

Other Responsibilities

Arranging FAS payments to HMRC where necessary
Keep up to date on changes to regulatory environment
Potential shift work


1-2 years experience in EU regulatory framework for Importing / exporting
Minimum 2 years general import/export experience
Experience using Destin8 & CNS preferred
Experience using Sequoia system preferred

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