Shipping Administrator

Location: Salford,Greater Manchester
Position Type: Permanent
Salary: £21k per year

Shipping Administrator 
Hours: – 9am to 5pm – 5 days from 7
Pay rate: £21,000 per annum
Location: Eccles / Salford


The Candidate

Your skills, experience and attributes will include…

  • Experience of working in a Bond Administration / Shipping / Import environment or similar
  • Experience of using a WMS
  • Process focused individual with an eye to detail, able to carry out all the requirements stipulated in HMRC approval.
  • Able to communicate with the client on all bond matters, ensuring all requests and practices are in line with HMRC legislation
  • An adaptable approach to work and the desire to constantly strive for higher standards
  • Excellent team working and communication skills
  • Computer literate, intermediate level Excel essential.
  • Able to work using own initiative and to strict deadlines
  • Willingness to share knowledge and best practice models
  • Willingness to develop own skills and experience through learning interventions
  • Able to adapt positively to change

The Role

Reporting to the Bond Manager, you will oversee the bond operation and advise sites on HMRC conformity and requirements. Duties will include…

  • Making sure the goods inwards are completed correctly and any outstanding GRN are accounted for.
  • Insure correct information is entered on to the HMRC website in the required time frame for each day.
  • Check Duty Summary Reports highlight any issues and advise Manager of any errors.
  • Amend orders to client’s requirements but within HMRC guidelines.
  • Check that outstanding movements (UK, Export and EU) are being chased, highlight potential liability issues.
  • Checking system error reports and liaise with OBS if necessary to resolve any issues.
  • Checking the failed CFSP Report for any entries and liaise with OBS if necessary to resolve any issues.
  • Logging on to EMCS website and our own data system to check outstanding levels and activity.
  • Ensure that new products are set up correctly, and amended if required.
  • Supply requested reports to clients i.e. duty paid stock report, outstanding liability report and duty summaries for deferred clients as required.
  • Raise required paperwork to enable shippers to process documents
  • Carry out in-house payments of Customs duty prior to budget/ destruction Loads being raised.

The Company

Our client is a leading business within the logistics industry. Due to continued growth they are now looking to recruit a Shipping Administrator / Bond Administrator to assist with the day to day running of the department. This role represents a fantastic opportunity to join a leading company with excellent prospects for the future.

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Contact: April Bryan (
Posted on website: 06/03/2018

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