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Manager, Customs Compliance
Saks Fifth Avenue
Remote
Luxury Fashion, Luxury Menswear
Full time
Posted 2 weeks ago
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Market: NY - New York
Industry Segment: Luxury Fashion, Luxury Menswear
Category: Operations
Seniority: Manager
Job Type: Full time
Remote? Fully Remote

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Job Description

What is This Position All About

This role has full oversight of the Sfa customs compliance teams both Us and Canada, and ensures the compliance program successfully operates within federal guidelines, and identifies opportunities that would support the department and Sfa organization in meeting their goals in the most cost effective and efficient manner.

This role is responsible for building and managing relationships with customs brokers, buying agents and vendors that supply merchandise to Sfa. This role works to ensure that vendors meet their obligation of providing materiality for products shipped to Sfa. Strong interpersonal skills are essential for this role and he/she must be able to negotiate and collaborate with vendors to ensure they understand and adhere to the Sfa requirements.

This role requires strong analytical and leadership qualities. This role works closely with both internal and external stakeholders and cross-functional teams: buying agents, merchants, supply chain, finance, legal, and vendor compliance.

Responsibilities

Compliance Management

  • Directs the customs compliance program in the Us and Canada for Sfa.
  • Leads a team in the Us, Canada and India managing data entry, order management and progress reporting.
  • Ensures all products are cleared through customs adhering to Federal and Cbp guidelines.

Data Management / Reporting

  • Provide annual performance reporting and monthly / weekly financial reporting to accounts payable.
  • Collaborate with It partners on data entry / system maintenance and improvements.

Communication

  • Interact with the merchant / buying teams, vendors and buying agents, as well as Us and Canada customs brokers and logistics service providers.
  • Manages vendor and buying agent relationships to ensure supporting documents and seasonal product information is provided on a timely basis.

You Also Have:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business, Trade Compliance, Supply Chain and / or a related field required.
  • Experience working in a fast-paced environment, managing numerous priorities simultaneously.
  • Strong interpersonal skills, and ability to bring together and manage interactions with employees from across the organization.
  • Outstanding relationship building and presentation skills to internal, external and senior management audiences.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills required.
  • Excellent problem solver and ability to manage difficult situations with tact and creativity.
  • Strong analytical skills and financial acumen.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Excel, Word, and PowerPoint as well as the Google Office suite.
  • Customs Broker License preferred although not required. rior experience in Talent Acquisition, Staffing or Agency Recruiting supporting luxury retail required

How Often You May Travel:

  • 5%

Your Life and Career at Sfa:

  • Be a part of a team of disruptors focused on stores and redefining the luxury experience.
  • Exposure to rewarding career advancement opportunities, from retail to supply chain, or corporate.
  • A culture that promotes a healthy, fulfilling work/life balance.
  • Benefits package for all eligible full-time employees (including medical, vision and dental).
  • An amazing employee discount.

Location

  • Remote with option to work from Wilkes-Barre

About Saks Fifth Avenue

Saks Fifth Avenue first opened its doors in 1924, taking up a full city block on one of the world’s most prestigious shopping streets. Since then, Saks has changed the luxury retail game and become an icon of style and innovation—from world-famous window displays and impactful in-store art exhibitions to unforgettable, curated designer collections and a seamless online shopping experience.

The Saks team is at the cutting edge of high-end fashion, bringing the new luxury experience to customers far and wide. At the core of the Saks culture is a commitment to people—whether it’s surprising and delighting shoppers, supporting the growth of every team member or using the Saks platform to create change and champion causes.

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Saks Fifth Avenue Stores
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