Customs Analyst

West London
£30000 to £35000 per annum
16 Apr 2012
23 Apr 2012
Ben Piercy Hughes
Specialist Area
Supply chain
Contract Type
Full Time
Reporting into the Finance Department as the Customs Analyst you will have the following responsibilities:

- Monitoring daily update files from SAP ensuring any errors are escalated for resolution in a timely manner. Manually entering data into a warehouse data system where necessary to ensure the bonded warehouse can continue to operate.
- Updating customs official exchange rate on a monthly basis
- Management reporting including the month end stock reconciliation reports; as well as reconciliation of reports to SAP, analysing duty discrepancies and taking corrective action as required;
- Managing shipping documentation for inbound deliveries to bonded warehouse and monitoring expected bonded stock shipment receipts based on SAP data and ensure inbound timelines are met;
- Collating shipping documentation for each bonded warehouse shipment; researching and analysing data to identify and investigate discrepancies;
- Liaising with third parties including DC operator, customs agent and carriers; ensuring legal and regulatory reporting requirements are fulfilled;
- Identity process improvements and assist in development / process enhancement;
- Ensure duty landed cost factors in SAP are accurately maintained;
- Reconciliation of duty landed cost accruals in SAP on a monthly basis;
- Follow up on commodity code discrepancies, ensuring necessary corrective action is taken and SAP maintained

- Prior experience in the fashion sector would be preferred
- Experience of customs duty and bonded warehouse facilities
- Understanding of commodity codes
- Experience of SAP is a preference
- Excellent attention to detail and the ability to follow processes / guidelines
- Ideally a professional qualification, part qualified accountant

Our client is an internationally recognised Luxury Fashion Brand with career development opportunities spanning the globe

Competitive salary package and benefits

Where specific UK qualifications are required we will take into account overseas equivalents.

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