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Global Customs Analyst

Flexport

Flexport

IT
London, UK
Posted on Tuesday, June 25, 2024

About Flexport:

At Flexport, we believe global trade can move the human race forward. That’s why it’s our mission to make global commerce so easy there will be more of it. We’re shaping the future of a $8.6T industry with solutions powered by innovative technology and exceptional people. Today, companies of all sizes—from emerging brands to Fortune 500s—use Flexport technology to move more than $19B of merchandise across 112 countries a year.

The recent global supply chain crisis has put Flexport center stage as we continue to play a pivotal role in how goods move around the world. At a valuation of $8 billion, we’re experiencing record growth and are proud to have the support of the best investors in the game who believe in our mission, solutions and people. Ready to tackle global challenges that impact business, society, and the environment? Come join us.

A place to do your best work

Flexport helps more than 10,000 clients and suppliers lead all aspects of their supply chain operations. Started in 2013, we've raised over $300M from investors that include the Founders Fund, Google Ventures, First Round Capital, Bloomberg Beta, Y Combinator, & Wells Fargo.

With offices on three continents, our team is as global as our client base and we’re excited to continue building a product and service they love. Wherever you are, whichever role you play, you’re guaranteed to share your day with committed, encouraging, and resourceful team members.

With revenue growing at breakneck speed, Flexport is looking for Global Customs Analysts to join our Customs Team. This is a great opportunity for a recent college graduate looking to launch their career. You'll 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 you'll do:

  • Digitally prepare and file all documentation required for goods to clear UK customs for high profile clients.
  • Review and organize incoming documents to ensure compliance with UK Customs
  • Enter commercial product information into our customs software with speed, consistency and accuracy.
  • Support your operations and sales teams on customs related topics such as product classifications, clarifying information on customs docs, pre-calculating duties & taxes, etc.
  • Complete special projects to support the team as necessary.

What you'll need:

  • Strong academic track record and meaningful internship experience. Bonus points for majors relating to Supply Chain, International Trade, International Business, or Maritime Law.
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal, and organizational skills.
  • Next-level attention to detail and follow-through.
  • High level of computer literacy. No paper. All digital.
  • Most importantly, a can-do attitude. See something broken? Fix it.
  • Proficiency in English is a must, Dutch / German language a bonus.
  • 1-2 years experience in customs or freight forwarding preferred

Where you'll work:

This role is located in London, Hatton Garden. 5 minutes from Farringdon underground station - we have fun together and celebrate wins with team outings.

We have a hybrid working model with 3 days in the office each week.

Investing your time with Flexport means having an immediate impact, all over the world. You’re empowered to do what’s best for everyone and trusted to make the right decisions when and where you need them. Join our collective of entrepreneurs and improve the world’s experience in global trade.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

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At Flexport, our ability to fulfill our mission of making global commerce easy and accessible relies on having a diverse, dedicated and engaged workforce. That is why Flexport is committed to creating and nurturing an environment where anyone can be their authentic self. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment regardless of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, physical and mental disability, health status, marital and family status, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, military and veteran status, and any other characteristic protected by applicable law.