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Customs Compliance Specialist

Company name
Flexport Inc.

San Francisco, CA

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Flexport is on a mission to fix the user experience in Global Trade. We are the first licensed freight forwarder and customs brokerage built around a modern tech stack. We help the worlds fastest growing brands manage their international supply chains, providing a fully-managed service for moving products between any two places on the planet.

Started in 2013, weve raised $204M from investors that include Peter Thiel’s Founders Fund, Google Ventures, First Round Capital, Bloomberg Beta, Y Combinator, & Wells Fargo.

With revenue growing at breakneck speed, Flexport is looking for experienced, driven customs entry writers to join our team here in San Francisco. This is a great position for hard-working, detail-oriented professionals looking to develop their career in the international trade industry. Youll be working alongside and learning from some of the smartest people in the logistics industry as we challenge the status quo and reduce the friction in global trade.

What youll do

Explain complex import regulatory requirements to staff and/or clients concerning US Customs and Participating Government Agency

Audit entries for compliance, compile statistics, and recommend corrective actions and/or necessary training for the staff

Manage all post entry processing and follow up, meeting necessary deadlines to file corrections with Customs, and maintain company wide statics

Classify products as needed

Process Customs Import Entries as needed during workload surges

Assist operations with difficult and/or repetitive document compliance issues

Assist in training of new Customs Brokerage Specialist’s

Manage broker compliance matters such as employee status reporting, triennial reports and annual user fees.

Maintain up to date knowledge of all regulations and procedures of US Customs, and other participating government agencies that regulate imports.

What youll need:

Familiarity with U.S. Customs product classification and rulings

Excellent communication, interpersonal, and organizational skills

Next-level logistical problem-solving skills

An obsession with client happiness. You succeed when they succeed.

Courage to challenge the status quo when logic and reason require it. See something broken? Fix it.

A mastery of email communication. You keep the inbox at zero.

High level of computer literacy. No paper. All digital.

Experience working with a customs brokerage or freight forwarder

Experience as a Customs Entry Writer

Work Experience: 5 years of professional experience

Can work experience and education substitute each other: No

Work related experience: Customs Brokerage Operations, import compliance position at an importer

Certification requirements: Licensed Customs Broker a plus, NCBFAA CCS a plus

Education requirements: BA/BA Completed

Company info

Flexport Inc.
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Company Profile
Founded in 2013, Flexport is a full-service air and ocean freight forwarder, providing a robust platform and end-to-end service for modern logistics teams. Real-time tracking, structured data, shipment-specific communication, and a dedicated team of experts make running your supply chain through Flexport simple, reliable, and accurate.

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