Customs Clearance Co-ordinator

About the Company

The John Good Group is one of the UK’s leading independent family owned shipping, logistics and corporate travel providers. A key player in the shipping and travel industries since 1833, John Good is the third-party logistics (3PL) and corporate travel provider of choice to the SME sector. The John Good family remains actively involved in the business ensuring that the family heritage, values and history sit firmly at the heart of everything we do.

Having experienced significant, continuous growth over the past 15 years, the John Good Group has recently been ranked 16 out of 200 of the highest performing private companies based on international growth in the Sunday Times HSBC International Track 200.

We have a new opportunity to work as part of a team to cater for expansion ahead of Brexit and the associated increase in Import & Export customs clearance volumes.

About the Role

Working within the freight forwarding division of 3PL provider John Good Logistics, as part of a team to cater for expansion ahead of Brexit and the associated increase in Import & Export customs clearance volumes.

Responsibilities

  • Complete all Customs entries from start to finish for imports and exports
  • Dealing with various modes of transport – Road and Sea
  • Deal with all queries quickly and efficiently
  • Build good working relationships with internal and external stakeholders
  • Invoicing customers
  • Raise issues of non-compliance and ensure remedial action is completed
  • Ensure all invoicing (notably VAT and Duty invoices) is completed in a timely manner

Skills

  • Customs Clearance experience including familiarisation with customs processes, customs systems and HMRC regimes preferred but full training will be given
  • Identify areas for continuous improvement
  • Proficient in Microsoft Outlook, Word, and Excel.
  • Strong organisational and communication skills
  • Ability to work as part of a team
  • Good problem-solving skills

Location

Manchester, Felixstowe or London Gateway. Consideration will also be given to remote working.

Benefits

  • Flexible working hours
  • Company Pension Scheme
  • 25 days Holidays excluding Bank Holidays
  • Excellent remuneration

How to apply

To apply, please email your CV and covering letter to HR@johngood.co.uk