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Trade Advisory Senior Associate

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.

Exciting Trade Advisory Opportunity to Help Make Global Trade Easy

The opportunity: 

The global supply chain is one of the most heavily regulated industries for all parties involved.  Everyone from the carriers, intermediaries, trucking companies, 3rd party logistics, freight forwarders, shippers, consignees, importers, exporters, and brokers face a challenging and complex task of navigating through a myriad of laws from the originating country, destination country as well as international treaties and conventions. 

The Trade Advisory team, consisting of business consultants, lawyers and licensed customs brokers, offers advanced customs and trade expertise to help clients identify supply chain risks and cost savings opportunities.  As a Trade Advisory Senior Associate, you will work closely with other Trade Advisory team members to help address and find solutions to trade issues that matter to our clients, furthering the company’s values. Your role would take your trade and industry knowledge to help build our trade advisory services, while servicing our clients.

You will:

  • Support trade advisory projects that focus on trade compliance and duty minimization strategies, including Classification, Country of Origin, FTA analysis, FSFE, Compliance assessment, tariff engineering, etc.
  • Perform, coordinate, and support Trade Advisory analytics and reporting from a variety of sources.
  • Monitor deadlines and draft client deliverables for multiple projects at a given time.
  • Proactively stay informed on the latest customs and other government agency regulations, ruling issuances, and industry trends that are relevant to our clients.
  • Ensure project timelines, statuses, and invoices are appropriately managed and delivered.
  • Coordinate and facilitate software solutions, automation of data analytics, improvement of SOPs, ACE portal access, applications, and integrations.
  • Interface with CBP and our clients and offer timely responses, elevating where necessary.
  • Maintain active communication with clients, customs and other government authorities, and internal stakeholders.
  • Support Trade Advisory infrastructure and administrative requirements.

You should have:  

  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited college/university.
  • Licensed Customs Broker required, J.D. or graduate degree highly preferred
  • 3-5 years trade related experience working in house, at customs brokerage, consulting or law firm preferred.
  • Strong technical and business writing skills.
  • Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to stay on top of multiple tasks and projects
  • Expertise with Microsoft Office suite and Google equivalents.
  • Strong data analytical skills.
  • Strong industry knowledge including classification, valuation, duty minimization and avoidance strategies, government regulations and rulings, and other trade information.
  • A "compliance first" attitude to keep our regulators happy and enthusiastic about Flexport since we operate in a heavily regulated industry.

 

The range displayed on each job posting reflects the minimum and maximum target for new hire salaries for the position across all US locations. Our salary ranges are determined by role, level, and location. Within the range displayed, individual pay is determined by work location and additional factors, including job-related skills, experience, and relevant education and / or training.
The US base salary range for this position: (exclusive of bonus, equity and benefits.)
$80,010$88,900 USD

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.

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