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Landed Cost Domain Expert

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DescriptionThe Landed Cost Domain Expert will research and monitor indirect tax and customs laws and fees impacting import and export duties, as well as map compliance and taxability information to Harmonized System codes.The Landed Cost Domain Expert should be able to analyze and interpret laws and follow the process and deadlines to integrate those laws into the AvaTax product. This role will work closely with other members of the local Pune team, as well as with U.S. team members.Although not required on a daily basis, the candidate must be flexible to overlap work timings with US timings, as needed.ResponsibilitiesDomain ExpertCreate and maintain specifications for updating duty rates, other import taxes (i.e., sales tax, VAT, excise, consumption, environmental, incidental import fees, etc.), and classification trees.Assisting other team members in the interpretation or synthesis of complex trade regulatory information.Mapping of compliance and taxability information to HS codesOccasional client support, for example Classification determinationConstructive review of research, data, and determinations of other team members.Acceptance testing of configurations loaded into systems.Regional OwnerProduction of comprehensive summaries of assigned countriesMonitor trade organizations and governmental websites for updates across assigned region.Locating, collecting, and synthesizing trade information from governments, international trade organizations and other trade sources across the region.QualificationsNecessaryA demonstrated background in international tradeTrade information research experienceFamiliarity with Harmonized System, Rules of Origin, and Import and Export documentationAbility to produce high-quality independent legal research Flexibility to work as part of global content delivery teamStrong analytical skillsStrong English writing and verbal communication skillsPossess excellent time management and organizational skillsExceptional attention to detail requiredProficient in Windows, MS Word, Excel, and Access.Ability to work well in a team environment.Ability to work in and adapt to a fast-paced, dynamic environmentAvailable to work hours in line with U.S. time zones as requiredDesirableCustoms Brokers License (or local equivalent) - desirableWorking literacy/proficiency with multiple global languages Familiarity working with office productivity tools, and wikis.Ideal Competencies of new ResearchersAwareness of, and ability to recognize major languages/currencies/units of measure.Basic aptitude for mathematics and procedural writing.Inquisitiveness, attention to detail, and other basic indicators of a high-quality researcher.Bonus Points forKnowledge of, or experience with, trade/customs compliance and tax.Knowledge of technical specification writing.Proficiency with multiple major languages.
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Experience: 2-5


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