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Customs Compliance Analyst

Apply NowApply Later Job ID 10023306 Location Celebration, Florida, United States Business Disney Parks, Experiences and Products Date posted Oct. 04, 2022 Flex Type Hybrid

- This role is considered hybrid, which means the employee will work a portion of their time on-site from a Company designated location and the remainder of their time remotely.

Job Summary:

Customs Compliance Analyst

Primary focus of this position is to facilitate global trade and help ensure compliance with customs regimes and various other agency regulations, globally. The Customs Compliance Analyst must exhibit strong research and analytical skills, often being asked to interpret import and export regulations and conclude how they apply to Disney, making changes to internal procedures accordingly. The Customs Compliance Analyst also reviews current processes and procedures while thinking critically for process improvement opportunities. The candidate will accomplish this by tactically and strategically engaging internal and external partners in the process.

Responsibilities:   

  • Represent Trade Compliance by maintaining consultative communication with management and staff across multiple business functions.
  • Manage the company’s First Sale program ensuring compliance with regulatory requirements. This will be accomplished by working closely with our vendors, Customs Brokers and outside consultants to ensure full compliance. Auditing transactions and reporting findings 
  • Perform Free Trade Agreement analysis by analyzing BOM components to determine if materials qualify for FTA preferential duty status: • Understand, interpret, and apply FTA rules of origin. • Perform material BOM analysis to qualify materials for FTA and execute FTA. • Communicate with suppliers to request long term vendor declarations for externally procured materials. • Perform financial savings analysis and communicate savings and opportunities to management and the Business.
  • Perform Restricted Party Screening and analyze results – acting as the backup in the export team providing guidance to the business as needed as it relates to exports
  • Perform audits of export transactions and interpret the results
  • Participate in the development of corrective action plans following audits of export transactions
  • Train and educate internal departments and liaison offices in areas related to classification and Customs or PGA regulations that may affect the production and import/export of products.   • Work with analysts and subject matter experts to facilitate trade processes, systems, tools and claims. Work with other departments to help develop the most effective solutions and/or tools to support supply chain decisions.   
  • Analyze large amounts of data, generate and report key metrics utilizing: • ACE reports • Broker reports • Forwarder AES reports • BI Reports
  • Assist in the development and implementation of Duty Drawback program
  • Contribute to the development and documentation of new procedures, and help to improve and document current procedures that promote efficiency and effectiveness.   
  • Perform daily operational tasks with supervision and/or collaboration.
  • Product classification according to the HTS and ECCN
  • Evaluation and audit of First Sale Documentation to ensure accuracy of Customs declarations   
  • Verification of qualification for preferential trade programs
  • Duty Drawback claim creation and presentation   
  • Apply analysis and critical thinking skills to recommend and implement solutions
  • Creation of PowerPoint presentations and/or other material to share information and educate business partners  

Education:   

  • Bachelor’s or advanced degree in supply chain logistics/distribution, finance, accounting, international business, or a similar field of study.   
  • Customs Broker License is preferred

Experience:   

  • 5 plus years of professional experience in international trade and regulatory compliance
  • Experience with Free Trade Agreements, First Sale, Duty Drawback, Export Compliance, Restricted Party Screening
  • HTS and ECCN Classification
  • Export License Determination   
  • Self-driven: Highly motivated by cause, rewarded by attained results
  • Strong organizational and communication skills
  • Microsoft Products including strong Excel and PowerPoint skills

About Disney Parks, Experiences and Products:

The Disney Parks, Experiences and Products segment includes Disney’s iconic travel and leisure businesses, which include six resort destinations in the United States, Europe and Asia, a top-rated cruise line, a popular vacation ownership program, and an award-winning guided family adventure business. Disney’s global consumer products operations include the world’s leading licensing business across toys, apparel, home goods, digital games and apps; the world’s largest children’s publisher; Disney store locations around the world; and the shopDisney e-commerce platform.

About The Walt Disney Company:

The Walt Disney Company, together with its subsidiaries and affiliates, is a leading diversified international family entertainment and media enterprise with the following business segments: media networks, parks and resorts, studio entertainment, consumer products and interactive media. From humble beginnings as a cartoon studio in the 1920s to its preeminent name in the entertainment industry today, Disney proudly continues its legacy of creating world-class stories and experiences for every member of the family. Disney’s stories, characters and experiences reach consumers and guests from every corner of the globe. With operations in more than 40 countries, our employees and cast members work together to create entertainment experiences that are both universally and locally cherished.

This position is with Disney Merchandise Sourcing & Dist., LLC, which is part of a business we call Disney Parks, Experiences and Products.

Disney Merchandise Sourcing & Dist., LLC is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status. Disney fosters a business culture where ideas and decisions from all people help us grow, innovate, create the best stories and be relevant in a rapidly changing world.

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