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A Customs Compliance Analyst is responsible for ensuring that a company's import and export procedures comply with local and international laws and regulations. The following are some of the key responsibilities of a Customs Compliance Analyst:

  1. Review and monitor import and export documentation to ensure compliance with regulations, such as the Harmonized Tariff Schedule, International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR), and Export Administration Regulations (EAR).
  2. Work with government agencies, such as U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP), to ensure that all regulations are met, and any issues or discrepancies are addressed.
  3. Provide guidance and training to employees on import and export procedures, regulations, and compliance requirements.
  4. Identify potential areas of non-compliance and develop and implement corrective action plans.
  5. Conduct internal audits and risk assessments to ensure compliance with customs regulations.
  6. Maintain up-to-date knowledge of changing customs regulations and industry standards.
  7. Communicate with internal and external stakeholders, including customs brokers, freight forwarders, and government agencies, to ensure that all import and export activities are completed in compliance with regulations.
  8. Ensure accurate record-keeping and document retention for all import and export activities.

Qualifications for a Customs Compliance Analyst position may vary depending on the company and industry, but typically include a bachelor's degree in international trade, logistics, or a related field. Relevant experience in customs compliance or international trade is also required. Strong analytical, communication, and problem-solving skills are important in this role. Additionally, knowledge of customs regulations, software applications such as SAP or Oracle, and proficiency in a second language may be preferred