Job Ad Business Title : Senior Customs Analyst EMEA - Operations Country / Location : Bornem, BelgiumDepartment : Customs departmentSupervisor : Dirk Cools, GENERAL SUMMARY As main responsibility, the Senior Customs analyst monitors, studies and analyses all official EMEA preferential origin related publications / legislation as well as our internal customs system behaviour and business operational processes ensuring VF EMEA maximizes on the preferential duty related savings opportunities.
This includes monitoring / screening all relevant information officially published by customs authorities (EU & UK + WTO) on a daily basis and forecasting (risk analysis) potential impact to the business of upcoming changes.
Initiate and lead projects required to maximize and safeguard duty savings & minimize duty leakage.Audit data input and duties payable calculated in the internal customs solution (GTS)In this role, he / she will have to maintain contacts (both spoken & written) with inbound logistics, DC shipping teams, origin sourcing office teams (Asia, Latam & Europe), Supply Chain Finance team and all EMEA based customs team colleagues as well as external consultants, customs authorities and carriers / customs brokers.
Next to this core task, the Senior Customs Analyst will assist the Customs Manager EMEA - operations on specific operational and reporting tasks or any other customs projects (which could include short business trips).
PRIMARY ACCOUNTABILITIES + Monitor / study / analyse all EMEA preferential origin duty related legislation / regulations+ Continuously perform duty audits on internal customs system / operational processes+ Look for & implement duty saving opportunities+ Assist / possibly take lead in (origin) audits initiated by customs authorities+ Inform / train EMEA customs team on changes in FTA landscape+ Internal reporting ORGANISATION Supervisor : Dirk Cools, Sr.
Customs manager EMEA - operations Direct Reports : none RELATIONSHIPS Internal : inbound logistics, DC shipping teams, sourcing offices, Czech / NL / UK / BE customs team colleagues, SCF (Supply Chain Finance) team.
External : customs authorities, consultants, carriers / brokers QUALIFICATIONS The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills, and / or abilities required for the individual to be successful in this position.
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