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Drawback Associate

Flexport

Flexport

Chicago, IL, USA · Los Angeles, CA, USA · San Francisco, CA, USA · Atlanta, GA, USA · Bellevue, WA, USA · Dallas, TX, USA · Portland, OR, USA · San Francisco, CA, USA · Atlanta, GA, USA · Miami, FL, USA · Chicago, IL, USA · Los Angeles, CA, USA · Dallas, TX, USA
Posted on Thursday, July 4, 2024

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.

Help Facilitate Our Clients’ Duty Recovery Efforts

The opportunity:

Flexport is experiencing massive growth with 2,500+ Flexporters across 20 global offices and warehouses. And we’re just getting started. With revenue growing at breakneck speed, Flexport is looking for a Drawback Associate to join our Drawback and Refund Services branch of our Trade Management team. In this role, you’ll be responsible for optimizing our clients’ drawback recoveries and facilitating their drawback experience alongside some of the smartest people in the logistics industry as we collectively challenge the status quo and reduce the friction in global trade.

You will:

  • Prepare US and foreign duty drawback forms as necessary for establishing and maintaining our clients’ drawback programs
  • Analyze import, export, manufacturing, and other business documents and data
  • Proactively investigate drawback recovery enhancements
  • Complete data entry, when necessary, to convert data into electronic formal
  • Prepare drawback claims utilizing drawback software solutions, analyze results, and troubleshoot issues
  • Manage and maintain import, export, and other client and claim databases
  • Submit documentation and claims to Customs and follow up as necessary
  • Work to ensure compliance with drawback and other regulations
  • Manage the day-to-day drawback operations for multiple clients

You should have:

  • Strong interpersonal skills and detail-oriented with superior organizational, multi-tasking, and problem-solving skills,
  • Expertise with Microsoft Office suite with emphasis on Excel and Google equivalents, analytical tools and functions highly desirable
  • Familiarity with large sets of data
  • Mastery of email communication. You keep the inbox at zero.
  • High level of computer literacy. No paper. All digital.
  • 1-3 years of experience in duty drawback program implementation and account management, preferred
  • Some industry knowledge including classification, valuation, duty minimization and avoidance strategies, government regulations and rulings, and other trade information preferred.
  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited college/university, Licensed Customs Broker preferred
  • A "compliance first" attitude to keep our regulators happy and enthusiastic about Flexport since we operate in a heavily regulated industry.

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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.)
$64,000$72,000 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.