Jessica Claire
  • Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK
  • Home: (555) 432-1000
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Detailed-oriented and organized Trade Compliance Professional (C.C.S. Certified) offering comprehensive background with 22 years in customs brokerage, import-export trade compliance from, accounting/ bookkeeping. Takes pride in increasing compliance knowledge and awareness to ensure business partners. Adapts quickly to the changing needs of fast-paced and growing organizations. Drive company growth through process improvements to minimize risks and impact with customs.

  • Knowledge in Title 19 Code of Federal Regulations Customs Duties
  • Knowledge in Title 15 Code of Federal Regulations Commerce and Foreign Trade
  • Knowledgeable in Automated Commercial Environment (ACE)
  • Process improvements and implementation
  • Harmonized Tariff Schedule / Schedule B
  • Knowledge of FDA, EPA, Lacey Act, and Fish & Wildlife entry
  • In-depth understanding of U. S. Import process
  • Post Entry audits, Internal, and external auditing
  • Budgeting and finance
  • Microsoft Office Suite proficiency
  • Experienced with Quick Books
  • Financial Reporting & Transaction Verification
  • Record-Keeping
  • Strong communication skills
  • Customer Service Skills
  • Shipping documents preparation
  • Shipping method determination
  • Regulatory Compliance
  • Internal Audits
  • Clearance monitoring
  • Trade requirements
  • Reporting abilities
  • Import management
  • Team building
Work History
Import Specialist, 12/2019 to Current
DeringerOgdensburg, NY,
  • Classify P. O. products for imports using HTSUSA Tariffs
  • Coordinate shipments from overseas (China, India, Europe, and Asia countries ) to the United States, getting shipping information from vendors, suppliers overseas, and steamship lines for on hand purchase orders
  • Get rates for import shipments from overseas agents, steamship lines, and freight forwarders
  • Coordinate and arrange PO deliveries with Distribution warehouse center to stores
  • Track, trace shipments, and coordinate with freight forwarders on availability of imported shipments
  • Audit customs entry packets for accuracy and compliance
  • Review PO import documentation for accuracy
Customs Brokerage Entry Writer, 10/2017 to 11/2019
Kuehne & Nagel Logistics, Inc.Nashville, TN,
  • Highly experienced in writing, filing and processing Customs related entries for clients that import various commodities correctly and timely
  • Classify various commodities according to HTSUSA and review products that are subject to PGAs for additional filing requirements
  • File post entry amendments, prior disclosures, and protests
  • Track, trace shipments, and coordinate with steamship lines, freight forwarders and CFS on availability of imported shipments
  • Arrange with various trucking companies to pick-up and deliver freight to various consignees
  • Train with various clients on functionality of A.C.E. Plus setup various reports for each specific business need for each client
  • Issue duty and freight invoices to customers or overseas offices for payment requisitions
  • Audit entry files for compliance
Customs Manager, 02/2004 to 03/2017
Db SchenkerBethlehem, PA,
  • Coordinated with management in determining objectives for auditing and additional core processes that support business strategy
  • Coordinate shipments from overseas (China, India, Europe, Asia countries, and Central America countries ) to the United States, getting shipping information from vendors, suppliers overseas, and steamship lines for on hand purchase orders
  • Partnered with internal and external business partners on audit findings to identify risk and recommend corrective action for future shipments
  • Conducted and managed quarterly audits for high risk categories, and report audit findings to managers, brokers, and all stakeholder
  • Train team on functionality of ACE, managed administration role access in Automated Commercial Environment (A.C.E.)
  • Partnered with U.S. Customs and trade partners at yearly Trade Support Network seminars to discuss updates on Automated Commercial Environment (A.C.E.); provide and implement process improvement for system
  • Partnered with internal partners on process improvement changes and report changes to annual Importer Self-Assessment (I.S.A.) report to U.S. Customs
  • Managed Post Entry Audit and Trade Compliance programs
  • Drafted and submitted Post Summary Corrections, CF28/29 responses, Prior Discloses to U.S. Customs and Border Protection for import shipment discrepancies
  • Managed First Sale daily transactions to ensure compliance with U.S. Customs First Sale requirement and guidelines
  • Monitored First Sale entries via landed cost Direct Import Accounting System to resolve ELC/ALC discrepancies
  • Managed financial reporting for First Sale Programs and Post Entry Audit program
  • Built broker scorecard from scratch to monitor broker performance and responsible for updating scorecard and distribute managers, brokers, and stakeholders monthly
  • Managed Periodic Monthly Payment system used by CBP and worked with Finance and Treasures to make sure timely and proper payment of duties were paid
  • Responsible for updating customs bond to meet sufficiency requirements
  • Managed all Trade Compliance records retention
  • Built post entry database from scratch to improve process of recording metrics, tracking and reporting processing of all post entry audits for each customs entry
  • Classify apparels, clothing accessories, handbags, etc using Harmonized Tariff for imports and Schedule B for export
  • File Electronic Export Information (EEI) Jewelry shipments in ACE Export Platform (formerly Automated Export System).
Export Detail Assistant, 02/1998 to 02/2004
JCPenney HeadquartersCity, STATE,
  • Prepare, update, and maintain tracking report for merchandise shipping to Mexico stores
  • Manually prepare shipping documentation for merchandise clearing Mexico customs, Brazil Customs, and Chile Customs
  • Communicate with customs broker in Mexico, Brazil, and Chile for any issues concerning shipments
  • Coordinate and discuss with suppliers, steamship lines, and freight forwarders of any document discrepancies or other issues concerning shipments
  • Classify all merchandise that's exported to Mexico, Brazil, and Chile according to government guidelines using Schedule B.


Certified Customs Specialist (CCS)- NCBFAA Educational Institute, Washington, DC

Certified Customs Specialist: Customs Specialist, Expected in 01/2016
NCBFAA Educational Institute - Washington D.C.,

Certified Customs Specialist in January 2017 for knowledge of customs business and imports.

Accounting/ Bookkeeping : Accounting / Bookkeeping, Expected in 05/2000
Professional Career Development Institute - Norcross, GA

Studied the concepts of Accounting. Graduated with Certification in Accounting.

Certification in Computerized Business Systems: Computerized Business Systems, Expected in 05/1997
Computer Learning Center - Garland,

Studied the complete Microsoft office suite. Well versed knowledge in Word, Excel, Access, and Powerpoint. Graduate with certification in Computerized Business Systems.

High School Diploma: , Expected in 05/1995
Business and Management High School - Dallas, TX

Studied the basic studies for high school curriculm with focus on Business management.

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