Trade Compliance Administrator

New York, United States
15 Jul 2022
05 Sep 2022

Founded in 1856 by Thomas Burberry, Burberry is a global luxury brand with a distinctly British attitude. We are a global business with an extensive network of both owned and franchised stores across EMEIA, Asia Pacific and Americas. We are digital pioneers, and innovative technology underpins every aspect of our business, from product design to distribution and marketing. We believe that modern luxury means being socially and environmentally responsible; this mindset is core to our business and key to our long-term success.


To assist in the delivery of the Trade Compliance Strategy and ensure day to day compliance with cross border requirements


  • Responsible for assisting with the day to day customs operations and ensuring compliance with customs requirements in the US and Canada, including providing clearance instructions to customs brokers and forwarders, ad-hoc business inquiries, and non-stock shipments.
  • Product Classification - Accurately classify products to the US and Canada HS code for all product areas within the business. Additionally, provide guidance on global HS codes as needed.
  • Maintain recordkeeping in line with local requirements for the region
  • Support multiple Customs savings programs including duty drawback in the US and Canada
  • Ensure compliance with US Fish and Wildlife entry requirements, including CITES, and provide guidance to the business on requirements as needed
  • Support on the creation and maintenance of SOP's and C-TPAT accreditation
  • Provide support and reporting to the Finance and Accounting teams on duty spend, savings programs, and other general queries


  • Good academic qualifications
  • 1+ years' experience working in Customs/Trade Compliance, Logistics, or Supply Chain
  • Proficient understanding of international trade, import duties, commodity codes, incoterms, preference and valuation a plus
  • Basic use of SAP preferred
  • Intermediate Excel skills
  • Good standard of English
  • Ability to work in a team as well as being confident to work independently
  • Strong communication skills, particularly with commercial functions
  • Demonstrates initiative and drive to meet deadlines and work in an ambiguous environment


Burberry is an Equal Opportunities Employer and as such, treats all applications equally and recruits purely on the basis of skills and experience.

Posting Notes: USA || New York (US-NY) || New York || FINANCE & OPERATIONS || TAX || n/a ||

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