The Global Trade Compliance Senior Specialist is responsible for establishing and implementing corporate compliance with U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP), Canada Border Security Agency (CBSA), and other participating government agency regulations.
Import and export trade specialization is required to ensure a strong understanding of trade compliance to minimize financial risk to Bass Pro Shops and its affiliates (BPS). The position requires extensive communication and follow-up across internal and external audiences to ensure judicious execution of compliance activities. Additional responsibilities include identifying and recommending trade compliance improvements, executing complex compliance processes, participating in cross-functional and system-based projects, communicating with third-party service providers and vendors, and problem-solving to optimize solutions that drive compliance and lower cost throughout the BPS enterprise.
Act as subject matter expert and support day-to-day export and import operational transactions. Further, this position will act as the Company’s “Empowered Official” to review, sign, and monitor export license applications with the applicable government agencies.
Work with other government agencies to resolve import/export holds such as valuation, tariff classification challenges, and further trade-related delays.
Identifies and drives opportunities to enhance BPS compliance program and reduce duty expense through activities and programs such as Importer Self-Assessment, Protests, Free-Trade Agreements, Tariff Engineering, or other strategic initiatives
Collaborate with internal stakeholders to ensure that products are compliant with applicable regulatory agencies, foreign and domestic.
Create and maintain internal compliance manuals and operating processes and procedures.
Maintain a leadership role in establishing new processes and systems to support BPS and its affiliates.
Motivate, guide and lead Global Trade Compliance Analysts, including development, training, coaching, and reviews.
This position may require domestic and international travel.
Demonstrate a commitment to BPS’s core values
The position responsibilities outlined above are in no way to be construed as all-encompassing. Other duties, responsibilities, and qualifications may be required and assigned as necessary.
The Global Trade Compliance Senior Specialist manages approximately 6000 containers and $315 million in merchandise imported annually, including over 500 retail loads and $47 million in merchandise exported to Canada and other international sales. The position will assist in managing U.S. and Canada entries that are subject to customs review and audit. This position will work under general supervision with the latitude for independent judgment and making sound decisions, and being accountable for those decisions. This position will have elevated knowledge of CBP, CBSA, BIS, DOC, including sanctioned party screening, anti-boycott restrictions, and other international regulatory requirements.
EDUCATION, CERTIFICATION, AND LICENSES
Full Time Benefits Summary:
Enjoy discounts on retail merchandise, our restaurants, world-class resorts and conservation attractions!
Health Savings Account
Flexible Spending Account
401k Retirement Savings
Paid sick time
Bass Pro Cares Fund
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Bass Pro Shops is North America’s premier outdoor and conservation company. Founded in 1972 when Johnny Morris began selling tackle out of his father’s liquor store in Springfield, Missouri, today we provide customers with premier destination retail in more than 150 locations across North America. In 2017 Bass Pro Shops acquired Cabela’s to create a “best-of-the-best” experience with superior products, dynamic locations and outstanding customer service. Guided by the visionary leadership of our founder and CEO Johnny Morris, Bass Pro Shops is making a significant impact in on the future of conservation and the communities we serve. More than 40 years after Johnny began helping people connect with nature through a tiny bait shop, our conservation mission is to inspire people to enjoy, love and conserve the great outdoors. Beyond retail, Bass Pro Shops also operates White River Marine Group, the world’s largest manufacturer of boats, plus award-winning resorts and nature destinations including Big Cedar Lodge, America’s Premier Wilderness Resort. Our passion for connecting people to nature extends to our CLUB program where customers earn points toward free gear and experiences, and a series of not-for-profit conservation attractions.