Senior Analyst, Cost / Tariff and Duty

Samsung Electronics - Mississauga, ON (30+ days ago)

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Position Summary

At Samsung Electronics Canada, we take pride in the creativity and diversity of our talented people – they are at the forefront of everything we do. Their skillset and mindset drive our continued success. We want the best of the best at Samsung to join our team, not just those who fit into our Culture but those who will ADD to our Culture and make Samsung an even better place to work.

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Our Perks:
  • Competitive Salary and Performance based incentive plan for all levels
  • Employer paid Medical and Dental coverage from day one
  • Group RRSP plan that helps you save for the future
  • Fantastic employee discount on all Samsung products
  • Subsidized Cafeteria; including free Starbucks coffee/latte machine
  • Access to Samsung U for 24/7 online learning
  • Employee Referral program- we want great talent like you!
Position Summary:
The Senior Specialist, Cost, Tariff and Duty Analysis will be responsible for the management of overall Logistics Cost for Samsung Canada’s imported goods from various Global points of Origin.

The position will liaise directly with our Finance, Sales, Supply Chain Management and 3rd Party Logistics partners, as well as with our Customs Clearance providers and the CBSA / Border agencies as required.

The role is responsible for a high-level understanding and control of Logistics Cost processes across different divisions, products and customer fulfillment directives, and will monitor and control the cost process of daily spend, weekly reporting and monthly results versus management plans.

Through this responsibility of cost management, the position will be expected to provide proactive, expert-level solutions / suggestions for mitigating extraneous cost, avoiding exception-based spending in addition to implementing solutions for future-proof cost reduction and savings initiatives for Samsung of Canada’s entire Logistics budget.

In addition to Cost Process ownership and related duties, the role will provide guidance and leadership on HS Code classification in Canada, Import Duties and related recoup / amendment process and New Product set-up responsibilities for proper classification and guidance of Canadian imported goods across multiple points of origin.

Role and Responsibilities

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
High-level Logistics cost tracking, Accrual / CMF reporting and Analysis; including projections and Forecasting of expected spend, risk, and over & above costs; processing of invoices as required
Monitor spend and create early warnings on cost issues, over-budget spend and divisional logistics cost of business
Suggests, leads and implements cost-avoidance initiatives and savings protocols across the entire Logistics cost centre spend for Canadian operations
High-level Logistics cost tracking with Monthly executive breakout
Provide leadership / training to all internal and external customers regarding cost avoidance and Best Practices for proper spend
Logistics Tariff Negotiation and coordination within partner requirements
CBSA coordination for Duties / HS classification / reclamation process as needed
Commercial Invoice / Trade Agreement liaison with Samsung’s Logistic partner company
Single point of Contact for tariff and cost process management within our internal customer database and external Importation / Customs provision affiliates
Single point of contact for Audits / Finance review
Ad-Hoc reporting and duties as required

Skills and Qualifications

Post-secondary education from a recognized college or university required

Accounting / Economics / Cost professional

CCS (Certified Customs Specialist) an asset

Logistics designations / Professional Accreditation (CCLP, P.Log., etc.) an asset

SAP / ERP competency required.

Experienced in Warehouse Management Platforms an asset.

Intermediate MS Office (Excel, PowerPoint)

Excellent knowledge of Canadian Importation Law,

Customs management,

Tariff structures,

Risk / Control management of spend across multiple Logistics cost points.

Data retrieval and manipulation experience with demonstrable, verifiable output and report creation.

Samsung is an equal employment opportunity employer.

Samsung has an accommodation process in place and provides accommodations for job applicants with disabilities as appropriate. Assessment and selection materials and procedures can be made available in accessible formats and methods as appropriate. If you require a specific accommodation because of disability or medical need, please let us know when selected to take part in our recruitment process so that reasonable arrangements can be made for the appropriate accommodations to be in place as you move through our process.

We thank you for your interest in working for Samsung. Only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.