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Customs Compliance Manager Job

Job Classification:  Remote

We Light the Way!


Acuity Brands (NYSE: AYI) is transforming the lighting industry. We take pride in our 12,000 employees, and they take pride in working with the best in the industry.  Join a team committed to lighting the way to a more brilliant, connected, and productive world.  Individually we are talented, but together we are unstoppable.  


The Customs Compliance Manager will manage processes to ensure that import and export transactions for ABL comply with Customs laws and regulations of the United States and Canada.  Responsible for ensuring that Global Trade Compliance policies, procedures and controls have been implemented for import and export activities.  In the case of imports, this includes monitoring import pre-entry processes , import entry facilitation processes, and post-entry auditing.  For exports, responsibilities include monitoring pre-export processes and documentation processes used for exporting goods from ABL.


Key Tasks and Responsibilities:


  • Planning for and participating in multifaceted educational and training programs for internal and external partners that focus on the elements of the Global Trade Compliance program
  • Overseeing Restricted Party Screening function
  • Reviewing the HTS classification assignments for Open Demand and various work queues that are assigned
  • Assist the Director of Trade Compliance with Duty Drawback and Reconciliation Processes
  • Manage the monthly ACH accrual and offsetting for duty payments
  • Assist the Director of Trade Compliance with the managing and declaring Assists
  • Working with the Director of Global Trade Compliance as necessary, to ensure compliance processes and audits are performed according to best practices
  • Managing the process of updating the Global Trade Compliance Policies and Procedures Manual for US import/export activities
  • Managing the daily and annual self-audit processes for import transactions
  • Buy America/Buy American programs experience is a plus


Job Requirements:


  • In depth knowledge of CFR 19 and EAR
  • Must have experience with C-TPAT, HTS assignment, Country of origin management, assists, and how to read a BOM
  • Proven ability to train business owners of Global Trade Compliance needs
  • In depth knowledge of Access, Excel Powerpooint and Word.  Especially vlookups, pivot tables and macros
  • Verbal and written communication skills are essential
  • Must be a self-starter and  very motivated person that has a desire to work independently and always thinking of a better way to do things


Preferred Requirements:


  • Licensed Customs Broker
  • Maquiladora Experience


We invite you to apply today to join us as We Light the Way to a Brilliant, Productive, and Connected World!


Please utilize the internal career site to apply if you are a current employee at Acuity Brands. 


We value diversity and are an equal opportunity employer.  All qualified applicants will be considered for employment without regards to race, color, age, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, ethnicity or national origin, disability, pregnancy, religion, covered veteran status, protected genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law. 

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Accommodation for Applicants with Disabilities:  As an equal opportunity employer, Acuity Brands is committed to providing reasonable accommodations in its application process for qualified individuals with disabilities and disabled veterans. If you have difficulty using our online system due to a disability and need an accommodation, you may contact us at (770) 922-9000.  Please clearly indicate what type of accommodation you are requesting and for what requisition. 


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Req ID:  2448

Nearest Major Market: Atlanta

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