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Posted November 1st

Director, Customs, Duty & Excise Tax - Drawback

New York, New York

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Posted November 1st

Director, Customs, Duty & Excise Tax - Drawback

New York, New York






Full Time

Position Title: Director, Customs, Duty & Excise Tax - Drawback

Location: New York, NY (Headquarters)

Who are we?

Pernod Ricard USA is the premium spirits and wine company in the U.S. The company's leading spirits and wines include such prestigious brands as ABSOLUT® Vodka, Chivas Regal® Scotch Whisky, The Glenlivet® Single Malt Scotch Whisky, Jameson® Irish Whiskey, Malibu®, Kahlúa® Liqueur, Beefeater® Gin, and Avión™ Tequila such superior wines as Jacob's Creek® and Brancott Estate®; and such exquisite champagnes and sparkling wines as Perrier-Jouët® Champagne, G.H. Mumm™ Champagne and Mumm Napa® sparkling wines. Learn more about our history, values, strategies and organization by visiting us at

Working at Pernod Ricard

Working for Pernod Ricard USA means working for the co-leader in the global wines and spirits industry - and having the opportunity to work with great people and great brands in diverse and challenging roles. Our success is the result of the passion and creativity of our people, our exceptional portfolio of leading premium brands, and a shared commitment to our values of entrepreneurship, mutual trust, and a strong sense of ethics. Pernod Ricard USA rewards both individual initiative and a spirit of collaboration, and encourages ongoing professional development. Pernod Ricard USA recognizes the importance of continuously building upon our diverse workforce and inclusive culture. We believe in championing an inclusive culture that embraces differences and encourages employees to challenge themselves and their colleagues.

Position Summary

We are looking for an experienced Director of Customs, Duty & Excise Tax - Drawback to become an integral part of the US tax team. Reporting to the VP of Tax, the Director of Customs, Duty & Excise Tax - Drawback will be responsible for overseeing the duty drawback operations and the customs and excise tax management of the U.S. group of entities. This role collaborates and works cross-functionally with Operations, Finance, Supply Chain and HQ Customs & Excise.


  • Collaborate and interface cross-functionally with other departments to identify and maximize duty drawback opportunities
  • Provide strategic customs, excise and duty drawback recommendations to Management
  • Communicate and provide technical assistance on customs, excise, and duty drawback
  • Establish and maintain tax governance in accordance with HQ standards
  • Responsible for the custom and excise tax compliance and audit
  • Manage two direct and indirect reports

  • Requirements

  • Minimum of 7+ years of experience in customs, excise, and duty drawback.
  • Extensive experience and working knowledge of customs and excise processes and procedures in a global multinational company
  • Experience with drawback, reconciliation filings and handling inquiries and audits from customs and excise authorities
  • Ability to provide domestic and cross border technical advice
  • Effective project management and implementation skills
  • Strong written and verbal communication and influencing skills across diverse cultures
  • Ability to travel domestically and internationally

  • Company Perks & Benefits

    Agile working environment with remote working capabilities.

    Pernod Ricard USA offers competitive compensation, performance bonuses and domestic & international career development opportunities.

    Pernod Ricard USA is an Equal Opportunity Employer of Minorities, Females, Protected Veterans, and Individuals with Disabilities.

    Offers will be subject to United States local terms.

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