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Trade Compliance Consultant (HS Classification & Preferential Origin)

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Job ID 216790 Date posted 06/30/2022 Location : San Rafael, Costa Rica | San Pedro Sula, Honduras | Guatemala City, Guatemala | Managua, Nicaragua
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Job Purpose And Impact

The Trade Compliance Consultant (HS Classification & Preferential Origin) will handle moderately complex classifications and origin determinations for business entities for a county or across multiple countries in Latam. In this role, you will work to classify moderately complex regulatory data and actively participate in projects associated with customs data.

Key Accountabilities

•    Use technical customs knowledge to assign classification codes and country of origin, review customs data and provide insights to the business and operational and functional stakeholders.
•    Support research and provide written and verbal advice to the company and businesses.
•    Develop guidelines, tools, templates and instructions to govern the compliance of sensitive customs data.
•    Support external queries, rulings and audits related to data classification and origin determinations.
•    Administer and monitor customs and trade compliance related systems as a super user for troubleshooting, training and data quality purposes.
•    Support analysis and documentation of customs processes and implementation of customs data projects and regulatory requirements.
•    Compile, analyze and report on metrics and data following established procedures.
•    Independently solve moderately complex issues with minimal supervision, while escalating more complex issues to appropriate staff.
•    Other duties as assigned


Minimum Qualifications
•    Bachelor’s degree in a related field or equivalent experience
•    Technical knowledge of classification and origin determination
•    Minimum of two years of related work experience
•    Intermediate – Advanced English level
•    Advanced proficiency with spreadsheet application (Excel)
•    Detail-oriented person
Preferred Qualifications
•    Minimum of three years of customs experience
•    Hands on experience with related programs and applications
•    Experience working on customs compliance matters, preferably with a large accounting firm, government, major law firm or multinational company
•    Project management
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