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Import Account Executive

Company: Norton Lilly International
Location: Humble
Posted on: November 23, 2021

Job Description:

The Import Account Executive is responsible for U.S. Customs entry writing, delivery of air, ocean and truck cargoes, and client invoicing. Position is in Humble, TX (Houston). Possible remote position but must be willing to train in Houston and ability to travel to the office if needed. Duties include but are not limited to:

  • Preparation of customs entries and forwarding freight to designated locations.
  • Communicate documentation discrepancies to clients.
  • Identify, adapt, and apply approaches to solve problems and to interpret policy.
  • Coordinate freight delivery to designated locations.
  • Document review and assessment of accuracy, verifying country of origin/export, IOR, terms of sale and value to ensure that compliance and federal regulation requirements are achieved.
  • Daily follow up on documentation discrepancy issues which requires the ability to troubleshoot and communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing with customers and foreign origins.
  • Establish and maintain client relationships.
  • Issue final billing to customer or network offices
    • Any other tasks as assigned by management.Requirements
      • High School Diploma or equivalent required.
      • BA/BS degree highly preferred but will supplement for verifiable industry related experience.
      • One - two, (1 - 2years of functional experience in US Customs highly desired.
      • Must have previous experience working with ocean and truck cargoes, and client invoicing.
      • Experience in the transportation industry.
      • Excellent written communication skills.
      • Organizational and Time management skills: multi-tasking and prioritizing, planning work activities efficiently to meet deadlines.
      • Knowledge of HTS, CFR 19, and OGA preferred.
      • Result and Compliance oriented.
      • Knowledge of CargoWise software a plus.
      • Proficient in software applications including but not limited to MS Office Suite: Word, Excel, and previous experience with Databases required.
      • Exceptional customer service skills required.
      • Accurate, detail oriented and organized with proven ability to manage multiple tasks
      • Ability to work in fast paced work environment.
      • Not all aspects of the job are covered by the descriptions, other duties may be required.
      • Position may change as the industry and technology evolve.Working ConditionsThe physical demands and work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.May require evening, weekend, and holiday work. General office setting, typically the employee may sit comfortably to perform the work, usually at a computer terminal - with short breaks or lunch period. However, there may be some bending/stooping, reaching above shoulder level, walking; standing; carrying of light items such as papers, books, or packages of up to 25 pounds. Should be able to hear &speak clearly using phone / headset to communicate with customers; be able to navigate, view &enter information on the computer. Must be able to work flexible shifts including evenings & weekends, on call as needed.Job Type: Full-timePay: $40,000.00 - $55,000.00 per yearBenefits:
        • 401(k)
        • 401(k) matching
        • Dental insurance
        • Employee assistance program
        • Employee discount
        • Flexible schedule
        • Flexible spending account
        • Health insurance
        • Health savings account
        • Life insurance
        • Paid time off
        • Professional development assistance
        • Referral program
        • Relocation assistance
        • Retirement plan
        • Tuition reimbursement
        • Vision insuranceSchedule:
          • 8 hour shiftApplication Question(s):
            • Do you have previous experience in ocean and truck cargoes, and client invoicing?Experience:
              • Forklift: 1 year (Preferred)
              • US Customs: 2 years (Preferred)Language:
                • English (Preferred)Willingness to travel:
                  • 25% (Preferred)Work Location:
                    • One locationWork Remotely:
                      • YesWork Location: One location

Keywords: Norton Lilly International, Houston , Import Account Executive, Other , Humble, Texas

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