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Title:  Customs & Excise Associate

Job ID:  59162
Country:  Taiwan
City:  Tainan City
Professional area:  Import & Export
Contract type:  Permanent
Professional level:  Experienced

Tainan City, TNQ, TW, 0000


We’re JTI, Japan Tobacco International and we believe in freedom. We think that the possibilities are limitless when you’re free to choose. In fact, we’ve spent the last 20 years innovating, creating new and better products for our consumers to choose from. It’s how we’ve grown to be present in 130 countries.

But our business isn’t just business. Our business is our people. Their talent. Their potential. We believe when they’re free to be themselves, grow, travel and develop, amazing things can happen for our business

That’s why our employees, from around the world, choose to be a part of JTI. It’s why 9 out of 10 would recommend us to a friend. And why we’ve been awarded Global Top Employer status, six years running

So when you’re ready to choose a career you’ll love, in a company you’ll love, feel free to #JoinTheIdea. 

Learn more: jti.com


Customs & Excise Associate 


This position exists to enable the Importation & Exportation of Leaf/NTM/Finished Goods/Semi- Finished Goods/Samples and Machinery in compliance with customs laws and procedures as well as sticking to Excise tax law. These are including: ensuring correct documentation and all declarations to Taiwan Customs, summitting excise-related application timely to Tax Authorities and ensuring documentary are correct/compliant to avoid any delay of inbound/outbound shipment 


What will you do?


  • Responsible for ensuring the timely and accurate importation of tobacco material/non-tobacco material/machinery/spare parts/etc. to Taiwan factory
    Checking the content of import declaration form with correct HS code applied. And the information shall be the same as shipping documents
  • Responsible for ensuring the timely and accurate exportation of finish goods from Taiwan factory
    Checking the content of export declaration form confirming the commercial term. And the information shall be in conformity with shipping documents
  • Respond to customs official's query if any. Applying import permit if applicable. Applying imported duty refund to customs after finished goods exported
  • For JSOX control, to responsible for archiving documentation accurately and ensuring easy retrieval for Audits etc. in conjunction with Import/Export Compliance Clerk
  • Assisting in response to any external audit and query
  • Newly applying or revising BOM (Bill of Material) registration to IDB (Industrial Development Bureau). Applying import duty exemption for importation of machinery
  • Applying for Tobacco Product's Tax ID to tax competent authority and summitting Monthly Excise report to tax competent authority
  • Applying destruction for taxable product to tax competent authority and any renewal in product including packaging change/ratio etc. should be summitting application to tax authority timely
  • Cooperation with all the departments, especially Planning, Customer Service, Warehouse and PPO. Work management of all the logistics area esp. with respect to incoming communication to meet daily targets. Undertake other tasks within the competency of the post holder as directed by the manager
  • Customs & Excise Manual Improvement and Set up Internal Control procedure. Connected with business partners and increase the visibility of Global Tax.
  • Ensure work are done according to procedure and mitigate risk in all processes. Playing a good communicator between Taiwan factory and external competent authorities


Who are we looking for?


  • A Bachelor / University Degree in any related field
  • Has at least 2 years of experience working in Import and Export environment
  • Has experience working for an FMCG industry 
  • Has excellent understanding of import procedures relating to Tobacco and associated products 
  • Knowledgeable in International Trade terminology and import declaration including HS codes
  • Proactive and with high sense of responsibility 
  • Fluent in Chinese and can speak well in English
  • Proficient in using MS Office applications 
  • Can work at Tainan, Taiwan


So when you’re ready to choose a career you’ll love, in a company you’ll love, feel free to #JoinTheIdea #JoinJTI!


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