Customs Coordinator

  • Full Time
  • Permanent
  • Manchester

Customs Coordinator – Manchester

Customs Coordinator – Manchester – Package Overview

  • Monday – Friday, 8.30am – 5.30pm
  • This role is office based.
  • Salary Range: £27,000 – £29,000 per annum (dependent upon experience)
  • Parking on site, Pension
  • After one year’s service company contributions increase 9% for the Group personal Pension Plan.
  • After one year’s service employees are eligible to join the Private Medical Scheme

Customs Coordinator – Manchester – Company Overview

  • Our client is an international freight forwarder
  • They have a proven history of developing efficient methods of transport, documentation and communication with clients, suppliers and agents.

Key Roles and Responsibilities

  • To Co-ordinate Import and Export activities for the resident site, conforming to HM Revenue & Customs regulations and the following governing departments & organisations using the appropriate business systems where applicable.
  • Liaise with Customs legal counsel to check Export controls and licensing requirements
  • Ensure all HM Revenue & Customs duty liabilities are fulfilled, minimising cost
  • Liaise with, customers, suppliers, necessary agents and customs authorities to address any issues/questions arising from business activities
  • High volumes of data entry on spreadsheets
  • Making customs entry amendment requests to HMRC
  • Any other ad hoc tasks as and when required and instructed by the Line Manager

Skills, Experience and Competencies

  • Working experience of Exports/Imports & Customs Compliance and regulations (at least 2 years’ experience)
  • Knowledge of customs requirements and formalities with particular focus on UK & EU imports
  • Experience in road transport, logistics or haulage (Desirable but not essential)
  • Working knowledge of the CDS system both Imports and Exports
  • Knowledge of transit procedures and ETSF (Desirable but not essential)
  • HMRC amendment and reclaim experience
  • Proficient with Microsoft packages especially Ms Excel and other Ms packages
  • Must be able to prioritise and organise own workload with attention to detail


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Industry Key Words: Imports, Import, Airfreight, Road Freight, Customs, CDS, Heathrow

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