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Import Compliance Manager

Location: San Diego, CA
Salary: $90,000 - $110,000
Job Type: Direct Hire

Enjoy the autonomy to create your own projects and pursue initiatives that spur your interests in import compliance all while working for a company that is redefining the next generation of mobile technology. This position will oversee all trade activity, spearhead global compliance projects and initiatives with high visibility, and strengthen the execution of the trade compliance program.


  • Manage global import and indirect tax issues; work with in-country staff to create process improvements and ensure compliance with country-specific regulations.
  • Drive efficiencies in operations and spearhead the development of the Americas trade compliance program.
  • Facilitate new business unit growth opportunities through the launch of global new product introductions (5G, IOT, Augmented Reality).
  • Lead North America compliance reviews and work closely with local customs authorities.
  • Maintain oversight over required import and export documentation in accordance with local laws and corporate policy.
  • Pursue IT automation efforts related to compliance.


  • 5+ years of experience in in-house compliance department, accounting/indirect tax, international trade consulting, trade law or related discipline.
  • Experience with US import regulations, HTS classification, customs valuation, and indirect tax management.
  • BS/BA degree in International Business, Finance, Economics, Tax or a related field.

Preferred Qualifications:

A candidate with Big Four or similar varied experience in support of evaluating and implementing best practices for import compliance on a global level, and supporting complex projects related to cross-functional teams, such as Finance, Tax, Legal, Supply Chain, Project Management, Government Affairs, and Logistics

  • Advanced degree preferred - MBA or JD
  • Licensed Customs Broker

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