Trade Compliance Specialist, Hong Kong

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Hong Kong

Posted Feb 21, 2024 - Requisition No. 123298

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In a career at Bloomberg, you will play a vital role in making it all happen. You will be joining a dynamic team, with a real passion for providing exceptional customer service in a fast-paced environment. We are a global business with a truly diverse workforce. We pride ourselves on being open, inclusive, and collaborative; providing a work environment that inspires our employees to be their best.

What's the role:

Bloomberg is seeking an individual to join our APAC Supply Chain Compliance team. This individual will be part of an exciting and dynamic team supporting over 35+ jurisdictions. International trade laws/regulations are constantly changing and create a fast paced and exciting opportunity to work in this environment for the right individual. The Trade Compliance function collaborates across all areas of the Bloomberg Enterprise and is situated to provide value to our Business Partners, both internal and external.

Bloomberg has a role for you if you are an individual passionate about global trade. If you enjoy challenges and want to be in the forefront of this exciting area. If you are naturally inquisitive and show good judgement with the ability to manage multiple priorities. If you are an innovative, creative thinker with the ability to adapt quickly and prioritise effectively. If you value teamwork and you are excited by the prospect of building relationships with people from a diverse range of backgrounds and skillsets the right role has found you.

We'll trust you to:

  • Lead strategic projects and support ongoing operations for trade compliance to operate efficiently in APAC
  • Proactively identify opportunities and drive system and process improvements to improve efficiency
  • Actively communicate with various Regulatory Agencies/Authorities across the APAC Region
  • Ensure Bloomberg’s compliance with various jurisdictional import/export controls, with a particular emphasis on North Asia
  • Work on different trade compliance processes including Classification Assignments (Harmonized System and Export Control Numbers); Customs Valuation; import/export licensing-permitting across the APAC Region; Indirect Taxes (VAT/GST); Carnets; Country of Origin determinations
  • Manage Bloomberg system, SAP/GTS for monitoring & control for all export/import activities under the company
  • Support/enhance Bloomberg Hong Kong Approval-in-Principle program and TID audit processes. Trade-related data management, import/export records management for the sub-regions, for management reporting and for internal/external audits purpose
  • Responsible for SOP and internal procedures in line with both regulatory and business practices
  • Work in a culturally and geographically diverse setting and collaborate effectively across all Business Units and levels of the Bloomberg Enterprise
  • Be a proactive team player but be able to work independently and escalate concerns appropriately. Willing to learn and adapt to high pressure situations
  • Maintain a high level of responsibility and integrity
  • Develop a thorough understanding of the Bloomberg Legal Entity structure and its impact on Trade Compliance operations

You'll need to have:

  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent technical qualification and/or equivalent experience
  • 7-10 years of experience in International Trade. Experience include Trade Compliance; Logistics; Freight Forwarding; Sanctions Management; and/or Customs Brokerage or related industries. Bloomberg is expecting a minimum of five (5) years' direct Trade Compliance experience
  • Familiar with Hong Kong and China import/export law and regulation
  • Familiar with international transactions, customs/export operations, general cargo and sensitive commodities, global cross-border transactions and customs operations and tax policies
  • Proficiency in English and Mandarin
  • Possess solid interpersonal and computer skills, including but not limited to: Microsoft Excel and PowerPoint

We'd love to see:

  • Previous experience in Information Technology, Telecommunications/Networking hardware/software
  • Knowledge of Product Conformity Standards
  • Working knowledge of SAP GTS or other similar ERP system
  • Working knowledge of United States (“U.S.”) Export Law and Regulations (Bureau of Industry and Security) and U.S. Sanctions controls
  • Working knowledge of encryption/cryptography, as it relates to import/export controls

If this sounds like you:

Apply if you think we're a good match. We'll get in touch to let you know what the next steps are, but in the meantime feel free to have a look at this:

Why Bloomberg?

We’re individuals with diverse backgrounds, talents, and experiences who take on big challenges and create even bigger impact through our work. We’re interested in what makes you you, and how we can create opportunities for you to channel your unique, personal energy and grow to your fullest potential.

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