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Sr. Customs Entry Specialist in Queens, NY at Brink's

Date Posted: 3/14/2019

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Queens, NY
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    3/14/2019

Job Description



Brink’s Global Services USA, Inc. is a division of Brinks Inc, the world’s premier provider of secure logistics and security solutions in more than 122 countries across 5 continents. Brink’s Global Services specializes in the secure transportation and handling of valuable goods throughout the logistic value chain, from raw materials and components to finished products within the mining, banknote, precious metal, jewelry, security, art and pharmaceutical industries The company has a proud history of providing growth and advancement opportunities for its employees. We have a challenging opportunity for FT Sr. Customs Entry Specialist to work in the BGS US office located in Springfield Gardens.

The Sr. Customs Entry Specialist will have in-depth knowledge of customs and partnering government agencies. The Sr. Customs Entry Specialist is responsible for complex, non-routine CHB/CBP transactions and will be assigned to handle key accounts. This position will support managers on import audit functions and compliance.  

Key Responsibilities:

• Advise customers on import restrictions, tariff systems, insurance requirements, quotas, or other customs-related matters.
• Maintain internal customer parts-database with classification details and SOP’s to expedite the clearance process.
• Process documents through the company’s ABI system, obtain Customs release and additional government agency releases as appropriate.
• Post bonds for the products being imported or assist clients in obtaining bonds.
• Request or compile necessary import documentation, such as customs invoices, certificates of origin, and shipment related documents.
• Stay abreast of changes in import laws or regulations
• Quote duty and tax rates based on federal tariffs and excise taxes.
• Create invoices for duty and entry charges to be sent to the Billing Department.
• Respond back to any Brokerage related inquiries from internal or external customers.
• Review and monitor all Customs rejections, requests for information for clients and any other government agency, and other correspondence.
• Perform other duties as assigned

Job Requirements



Minimum Qualifications:
Minimum of 3 years of experience working in the freight forwarding industry performing customs clearance work or similar work supporting the customs clearance process
• Proficiency in Excel, Word and other Office products as well as other proprietary IT systems and business objects.
• Be at least 21 years of age
Preferred Qualifications:
• Experience providing customer service to external and internal customers in an import/export department.
• Knowledge of Customs Regulations
Professional Skills:
• Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
• Strong multi-cultural understanding
• Ability to initiate activities independently, learn and achieve results
• Investigative and problem solving skills
• Strong analytical skills
Brink’s is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, marital status, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information or history or any other characteristic protected by law. Brink’s is also committed to providing a drug-free workplace.
We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.