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Senior Associate, Trade And Customs

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Date Last Verified

Aug 09, 2020

Valid Through

Nov 22, 2020

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Dec 22, 2018

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Min 5 yrs required


McLean, VA, United States

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International Trade >> International Trade
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Senior Associate, Trade and Customs
Responsibilities: Meet with and provide advice to clients in a variety of industries on export compliance and sanctions compliance matters. Proactively engage in strategic and innovative planning for clients, as well as maintain active communication with clients in an effort to manage expectations and satisfaction. Identify, examine and analyze U.S. and international trade compliance matters. Research, write, and review trade advice, specifically in the area of export and sanctions compliance. Aid in the management, career development and training of team members. Manage, direct, monitor, and deliver multiple client engagements on time and within budget.

Qualification and Experience

Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university (JD / LLM degree preferred): CBL (Customs Broker’s License) issued by U.S. Customs and Border Protection, CUSICO (Certified U.S. Import Compliance Officer), CUSECO (Certified U.S. Export Compliance Officer), Certified Customs Specialist (CCS) certification issued by the National Customs Broker and Forwarders Association of America, CPA, or JD Degree /LLM. 5+ years of direct experience in export compliance (e.g., EAR and ITAR, including deemed exports, export jurisdiction and classification of complex products, licenses and other ITAR/EAR export authorizations, technology control plans, Consent Agreements, ITAR brokering, ITAR Part 130 requirements, Congressional Notification, EAR encryption rules, EAR de minimis guidelines, and developing sustainable export compliance programs) as an attorney, trade consultant, in-house professional, or govt. official; Experience with OFAC sanctions programs is required. Experience using and/or implementing Global Trade Management (GTM) systems as part of a classification, licensing, export management, SPL screening, or self-assessment program, including experience with system testing and training; Interest in blockchain is preferred. Strong technical skills with the ability to conduct in-depth reviews of import/export data using data and analytics (using Microsoft applications such as Excel and Access) is preferred. Import compliance and general trade and customs experience, including experience with: prior disclosures, ruling requests, import classification, customs valuation, customs duty deferral programs, free trade agreements, entry processes and review, GTM solutions for import activity, and developing a trade compliance framework. Previous experience in a tax or advisory services firm, corporation, or trade law firm is preferred; Ability to travel both domestically and internationally with strong interpersonal, written and verbal communication/presentation skills.

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Requisition #: 37257

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Hiring Coordinator
KPMG International
1660 International Drive
2nd 3rd 5th Floors
McLean, VA 22101-4848

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