Customs Analyst
Encana
 Spring, TX

As an employer, we foster an exciting culture of innovation that offers challenging and dynamic work to unlock the potential of our people. We are collaborative, fast-paced, engaged and relentlessly focused on our goals.

Attracting and retaining the right people is the key to our business strategy. We provide our employees with a variety of career growth opportunities and programs that recognize and reward demonstrated results. Our work environment promotes knowledge sharing, transparency and innovation.

The customs & trade group at Encana provides Canadian and US customs and trade support to the entire organization. As part of the supply chain compliance team, the customs analyst will provide day-to-day support to the customs & trade Team and Encana business areas in Canada and the US.

Responsibilities:

  • Assist in day to day customs operational support by providing consulting and researched advice on customs tariffs, duties, country of origins, customs valuations, customs clearance process, and other trade matter and regulatory controls.
  • Assist in the preparation of documentation and reporting as it pertains to import/export facilitation, including the issuance and maintenance of NAFTA Certificates of Origin.
  • Anticipate, assesses, and responds effectively to ensure goods and commodities move in compliance with customs and other government department/agencies, regulations and Encana processes.
  • Gather and assess complex trade data/information with strict attention to detail, and present findings in a clear and concise manner (reports and metrics).
  • Maintain appropriate compliance monitoring and oversight for trade activities in the US and Canada.
  • Monitor new developments and changes in customs laws, trade agreements, and supply chain compliance matters and communicating this information internally as necessary.
  • Assist with on-going procedure documentation and reporting.
  • Perform transaction audits (compliance reviews) and ensure adequate and accurate record keeping is kept. File entry adjustments when required.
  • Liaise with customs brokers, carriers, couriers and trade associations on a variety of customs and trade matters.
  • Deliver on critical deadlines and have flexibility to support unanticipated work (on-call service).

Qualifications:

  • Must be legally eligible to work in Canada and/or the US.
  • University degree preferred, business/economics or related.
  • Canadian Certified Customs Specialist (CCS) designation and/or US Certified Customs Specialist designation, or related customs/trade designations.
  • A minimum 5 years of demonstrated work experience related to customs and trade matters.
  • Oil & gas industry experience is preferred.
  • Advanced proficiency in Excel, PowerPoint, pivot tables, charts, graphs, and other business-related applications.
  • Experience in presenting to all levels of the organization, remaining calm under pressure.
  • Experience with multi-tasking and comfortable with change.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to work independently and in a team environment, managing various priorities.
  • Enthusiastic and positive attitude towards work and team.