Job Description

Job Specifications

The Trade Compliance Specialist will work with the Director of Legal Services, Trade Classification and Logistics to support Accenture’s global trade compliance program and objectives mainly focusing on export classifications, including export/cross border activities subject to applicable export controls laws.


Educational Level
  • Bachelor´s Degree (±16 years)

Educational Qualification

Must have
  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent
Nice to have
  • Law degree; or 
  • Advanced degree with concentration on international business, export/import, logistics or Customs preferred but not required.  
Skills & Work Experience

Must have
  • Minimum of 3 years of work experience with export/import trade compliance operations (export controls, operations, and/or international logistics).
  • Experience with trade control process and procedure implementation. 
  • Experience with U.S. export classifications of hardware and software (ECCN, HTS).
  • Solid understanding of local and U.S. trade control regulations (i.e. U.S. Export Administration Regulations (EAR)).
  • Familiar with U.S. export classifications and logistics practices.  In particular, experience with classification requirements and issues related to the extraterritorial application of U.S. trade controls is preferred.
  • Knowledge of encryption, cryptography, intrusion software, and/or emerging technologies.
  • Knowledge of relevant regional trade compliance regimes.
  • Knowledge of working with multi-jurisdictional issues related to export controls.
  • Strong organization and project management skills to drive initiatives and results.
  • Strong verbal, written and interpersonal skills. 
Nice to have 
  • Experience in dealing with INCOTERMS, logistics providers and Customs broker agents will be given preferential consideration.
  • Experience with customs and import laws will be given preferential consideration.

Other requirements
  • Minimum of three (3) Global Trade/Export conferences or seminars attendance. (i.e. 2 – 3 days events with industry and government speakers)
  • Fluent in English
  • Accommodate U.S. business working hours.

All employment decisions shall be made without regard to age, race, creed, color, religion, sex, national origin, ancestry, disability status, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, citizenship status or any other basis as protected by federal, state, or local law.

Job candidates will not be obligated to disclose sealed or expunged records of conviction or arrest as part of the hiring process.

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