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Abi Finch


Customs Clerk

£27,000 - £30,000 p/a


Basildon, Essex

A client of ours in the Basildon area are recruiting a Customs Clerk to join their team. This is a full-time permanent position working Monday - Friday 9.00am - 5.30pm and paying £27,000 - £30,000 per annum depending on experience.

Key Duties include but are not limited to:

  • Completing day to day Customs Clearing and entries for all air, sea and road freight shipments, including EADs & T1s. Create, manage and maintain the correct documentation as each case progresses.
  • Maintain Data input accuracy.
  • Deal with customer enquiries, providing accurate advice and estimates when required.
  • Liaising with external organisations e.g. HMRC, Port Authorities, Shipping Lines, Hauliers etc.
  • Obtain necessary Bill of Ladings and correct Tariff Headings. Obtain payments from customers in line with company policy.
  • Calculating Duty / VAT cost for each consignment
  • Processing Import/Export declarations
  • Dealing with general enquiries relating to documentation requirements
  • Keeping up to date with changes in regulations, laws and customs procedures
  • Communicating with different departments to prepare a complete list of jobs (Shipments requiring customs entries) for the day.
  • Any other duties which may be required.

Skills and Experience required to be considered for this Customs Clerk position:

  • 2 + years Customs Clearance experience.
  • HMRC customs declarations experience.
  • Excellent attention to detail.
  • 1 + year Customs Imports experience.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Experience within the Logistics Distribution and Supply Chain industry.

If you feel like you meet the above criteria & would like to be considered for this Customs Clerk position, please apply with your CV and contact Abi at Prime Appointments for a confidential chat. #officejobs

Date: 11th June 2024

Job ref: AF92592_1718096877