Project Description

Trade Consultant


POSITION: Trade Consultant

HOURS OF WORK: Full Time. Monday-Friday – 8:00am – 4:00pm

LOCATION: Based out of a physical office with the opportunity for some remote work as an option.


GHY International has an exciting opportunity for the role of Trade Consultant working out of our Head Office in Winnipeg, MB.

Reporting directly to the Manager of Canadian Trade Services, the Trade Consultant must have extensive industry experience to assist our clients to navigate trade compliance regulations. Communicating with clients on a regular basis and with internal and external stakeholders, they will accurately rate goods using the tariff classification codes and effectively facilitate the customs brokerage process and cross-border transportation. As a senior member of the team, the Trade Consultant will act as a mentor and coach, helping other GHY associates to learn and grow in their role.


  • Proactively gather and review information to identify high-level client risks and opportunities

  • Assist with complex tariff classification, assist with compliance verifications (CBP & CBSA), maintenance and follow-up
  • Participate in post-entry review, correction initiation and client training
  • Provide consulting, verification and next step advice to client focusing on explanation of national and advance customs rulings, coordination of US and CAD duty drawback
  • Initiation of corrections via B2 and blanket adjustments
  • Provide consulting guidance to clients on FTA, Tariff, CBSA initiatives and programs
  • Prepare National and Advance Customs Rulings
  • Run reports and determine refund possibilities where rulings and/or FTA are obtained
  • Coordination of duty drawbacks by running reports, submitting to CBSA and monitoring
  • Internal and external report generation at the client’s request
  • Client onboarding, database builds/loads/edits
  • Assist with large proposals, MARPS and implementations
  • Operational support
  • Matching of Detailed Adjustment Statements (DAS)
  • Compiling customs packages
  • Entering notes in files
  • Changes status of files
  • Review of adjustments produced by adjustment clerks
  • Other duties as required

Required Skills:

  • Attention to detail

  • Strong organizational skills
  • Professional oral and written communication
  • Read/write and understand detailed forms, memos or letters
  • Knowledge of Permits and CFIA requirements
  • Problem solving skills
  • Work prioritization skills
  • Self-motivated, with the ability to work under pressure and deadlines
  • Ability to manage heavy workloads
  • Basic mental mathematics
  • Keyboarding – 50+ WPM
  • Understanding of the Microsoft Office Suite
  • Experience with ITMR4 would be an asset


  • Completion of Grade 12 Education

  • Completion of a post-secondary education is considered an asset
  • Completion of US CCS Designation is considered an asset
  • Completion of CTCS Designation is considered an asset


  • 8+ years of related industry experience


  • Should this opportunity interest you, and you feel you meet the qualifications please apply to this add with your resume, including salary expectations.

  • We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity. All employment is decided on the basis of qualifications, merit and business need.

What’s it like working for Canada’s 50 Best Managed Companies?

Work Life Balance – We CARE (Clients are our focus, Associates matter, Relentlessly serving traders, Excellence and innovation in all we do): Giveback committee, Social committee, Cultural Ambassadors

Compensation – We pay fairly: scheduled salary assessments, salary scales

Excellent Benefits – Subsidized health, dental, short and long term disability, life & AD&D

Employee Retention – Employee development, internal university, external training, leadership development, internal applicant preference, career planning & advancement

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