Customs Clearance / Import Clerk

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Rochester, Kent
£20000 - £23000 per annum + Benefits
28 Dec 2020
25 Jan 2021
Hannah Collis
Job Level
Contract Type
Full Time
Customs Clearance Clerk
Rochester, Kent
£20,000 - £23,000p + Benefits including on-site free parking

KHR are currently working with an established Freight Forwarding service provider based in Rochester that, due to growth and current Brexit changes, are looking to recruit a number of experienced Customs Clearance Clerks.

If you have previous experience in freight forwarding or customs clearance with exposure to import/export then this may be the ideal role for you.

Operating from their site in Rochester, this role offers a competitive basic salary and progression opportunities.

Responsibilities & Accountabilities

- Support and have input in calculating and processing duties and taxes to be paid; you may also be required to sign documents under a Power of Attorney on behalf of clients
- Make payments, or arrange for payment of taxes and duties
- Liaising with customers and clients
- Entering details onto specialised customs software including CHIEF, CNS, Destin8 and Data Freight
- Allocating the correct licence depending on type of goods being imported
- Attend meetings with Customs Officials in the application of duty refunds and tariff reclassification as appropriate
- Liaise with officials in various agencies to ensure goods are cleared through customs or quarantine
- Arrange for transportation, warehousing or product distribution of imported goods

Candidate Profile

- Previous experience in a similar role
- Some understanding on Brexit compliance - preferred
- Solid communication skills
- Computer literate - customs software preferred
- Previous experience working in freight forwards, transport, logistics environment

Monday to Friday 9am to 17:30pm

£20k - £23k (depending on experience) + Benefits including holiday allowance, pension contribution and on-site free parking.

To be considered please apply today; alternatively please contact Hannah Collis on 01622822805 / .

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