·Custom import clearance and maintaining commercial documents
·Maintain relationship with customs agents
·Taking responsibility for local and overseas purchases
·Coordinating with shipping agents for customs clearance processes.
·Being responsible for overall warehouse management, including storeroom
·Outsourced services e.g. warehouse layout, inventory control, logistics,
Processing and providing accurate invoices to clients based on sales orders,
and ensuring profits are maintained.
·Working closely with the sales team to ensure the completeness of sales
·Conducting periodic stock counts to ensure stock accuracy.
·Monitoring goods received and goods issued.
·Systematically managing inventory and maintaining records in a computer
·Handling other duties and responsibilities as assigned by management.
·At least 5 years’ experience, particularly in logistics, warehouse and/or
customer service fields.
·Bachelor’s degree or higher in Logistics and Supply Chain Management or
any other related field.
·Experience : 6 to 8 years
a Customs Clearance Clerk you will work as part of a team and report to
the Customs Manager.
will be involved in calculating and processing duties and taxes to be
paid and may be required to sign documents under a Power of Attorney on
behalf of clients. You will also pay, or arrange for payment of taxes
will be entering details onto specialized customs software including
CHIEF, CNS, Destin8 and CFSP.
the correct license depending on type of goods being imported.
Customs Clearance Clerk can be involved in attending meetings with
Customs Officials in the application of duty refunds and tariff
reclassification as appropriate and will assist with any appeals that
will be required to be fully conversant with import and export laws and
regulations. You will be expected to maintain your understanding and
keep up-to-date with changes as they occur, so as to be able to advise
customers on import and export restrictions, tariff systems, insurance
requirements and all other customs related matters.
Customs Clearance Clerk will post bonds for the products being imported
or assist clients in obtaining bonds. You will also be required to
prepare the necessary import documentation such as certificates of
origin and cargo control documents.
job also requires you to liaise with officials in various agencies to
ensure goods are cleared through customs or quarantine. You will also
arrange for transportation, warehousing or product distribution of
imported or exported goods and liaise with Freight Forwarders.
Key skills and qualifications of a Customs Clearance Clerk
be employed as a Customs Clearance Clerk you will usually require
previous experience working in a similar role depending upon the level
of the job.
job of Customs Clearance Clerk demands a thorough understanding of the
law, legal codes, court procedures, precedents, government regulations,
political processes and agency rules.
communication skills are vital in this role both written and verbally,
as you will be required to compile documentation and you must be able to
interpret the law on behalf of customers in a clear and simple manner.
interpersonal skills are required in the role of Customs Clearance Clerk
as you will be dealing with various agencies in the course of your daily
problem solving and the ability to engage critical thinking skills will
be required as well as the ability to actively listen and interpret
you will work as part of a team, a Customs Clearance Clerk needs to be
self-motivating and be able to organize their work effectively and
must be able to operate computer programs such as Windows and any other
software that is standard within the industry.