Customs Entry Writer

 Irvine, CA

Job ID:
Job Title:
Customs Entry Writer
City & State:
Irvine, CA
Job Region:
Mid Level Independent Contributor
Business Unit:
Operations- Freight Forwarding
Service Offering:
Non-Asset (Traditional Brokerage), Freight Forwarding

Our client is a logistics company headquartered in Seoul, Korea. They provide ocean transportation, air transportation, inland transportation, logistics consulting, storage, packaging services as well as supply chain management services.

Customs Entry Writer
This position is mainly responsible for accurate and timely transmission
of customer entries to US Customs and Border Protection. This position will be the liaison of overseas offices, customer, CBP, PGAs, and other involved parties to efficiently clear imported goods through US Customs.

Job Type: Full-time


  • Gather required documents and perform document review and assessment for accuracy.
    • Verify key data elements (C.O.O., IOR, terms of sale, NDC, NEV, etc.) for entry.
    • Verify ISF to ensure adherence to customer SOP's, federal/international regulations, and our client's SOP.
  • Closely monitor ISF requests and complete ISF filing in an accurate and timely manner.
  • Process import US Customs documentation including CF 3461, 7501, 7512 - and transmit to US Customs via ABI system.
  • Process PGAs declarations - including FDA, DOT, FCC, F&W, TTB, USDA, etc.
  • Review and monitor all customs release, rejections, and other correspondence as needed.
  • Responsible for timely and accurate communication with all related parties, including oversea offices, customers, CBP, PGAs, etc.
  • Prepare entry documents for Customs approval and Duty payments.
  • Perform audit review on all assigned entry files and duty payments to US Customs.
  • Process customs related AR/AP invoices.
  • Monitor and respond to customer inquiries in timely manner.
  • Resolve customer complaints by investigating problems; developing solutions;
    preparing reports; making recommendation to management.
  • Prepare operational reports related customs brokerage (e.g. ISF report).
  • Prepare finance related reports (e.g. monthly AR/AP report).
  • Required Education: High School Diploma/G.E.D.
  • Preferred Education: Bachelor’s Degree
  • Preferred Years of Experience: 2 years
  • Preferred Field of Experience: Customs Brokerage, Logistics/ Freight Forwarding
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English and Korean
  • Basic knowledge of INCO terms, the Harmonized Tariff Schedule, Customs regulations and other government agency requirement
  • Accurate and rapid data entry skills required
  • Ability to work with demanding deadlines, and work overtime and weekends if needed
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to work independently as well as part of a team
  • Must be detail oriented, thorough and accurate and have the ability to efficiently resolve problems
  • Ability to establish priorities and accomplish multiple tasks; must be organized
  • Understanding requirements of timely delivery of import cargo
  • Customer service and account management
This position offers a competitive base salary.

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