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Freight Customs Clerk

Our client is a leading Freight and Logistics supply chain company based in Salford. Working within the busy Freight Forwarding team, the purpose of the role is to manage key customers requirements relating to their freight shipments.

Job Title:Customs Clerk


Key Tasks:

Complete all aspects of customs clearance entries from start to finish for imports and exports, dealing with various modes of transport Sea, Air and Road
Ensure all customs clearance declarations are submitted in a timely and accurate manner
Co-ordinate the customs between the customer and internal function
Monitor the clearance status of shipments.
You will deal with all queries quickly and efficiently and build good working relationships with internal and external stakeholders.
Support and advice customers on all international import / export requirements especially with new processes brought upon by Brexit.
Update and maintain reference logs for customers
Maintain accurate filing and archiving records
Audit and check entries completed
To ensure the company is fully compliant with the requirements of HMRC and other relevant bodies.
Complete all billing as required with the internal system

Knowledge and Experience:

Previous experience in a Customs clerk role
Previous experience of working in a freight forwarding company
Experience of Cargowise would be an advantage
An understanding of the importance of attention to detail and quality of product
A flexible hands-on approach to work and willing to complete a variety of tasks
Ability to work to strict deadlines and under pressure
Proficient in the use of work/excel and email
Previous administrative experience is essential


Salary £25,000 to £30,000 Circa
25 days holiday plus the bank holidays, additional merit day at 5,10 & 15 years (capped at 28)
Life assurance x 2
Auto enrol pension
Employee Assistance Programme
Free Parking


Job Type:Permanent
Location:- North West, Manchester
Benefits:£25,000-30,000 salary; 25 days holiday to start plus bank holidays; life assurance; pension; employee assistance programme; free parking
Branch:Freight Personnel
Consultant:Karen Kempson
Tel: 0161 452 0452
Email: kkempson@freightpersonnel.co.uk
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