Job Details

Analyst, Import Operations


Date Opened: 11/22/2022

Job Type:

Job Number: 220005Z7

Job Description

What This Position is All About:

Import Analyst’s major responsibilities are to support SFA Import Operations for tasks related to customs clearance, import accounting, and auditing.  This position will reports to the Import Director.

Who You Are:

  • Results-oriented and has the ability to generate a variety of approaches to problem-solving including new and novel ideas
  • Someone who has strong communication skills and the ability to set and communicate a clear vision
  • An individual who has strong time management skills and organizational skills who can get things done without disruption
  • Independent worker who takes ownership of projects at hand but also someone that can work well and achieve goals in a team environment


You Also Have:

  • College or University graduation
  • 2+ years’ experience in Retail, and prefer to have 2+ years’ experience in supply chain, logistics, sourcing, or imports, and financial/accounting acumen will be a plus
  • Good computer skills especially in Excel, MS Access and SQL
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills with the ability to manage projects and adhere to deadlines
  • Understand HBC CMS Retek, BIS, Centric PLM and HBC Imports Accounting systems will be a plus
  • Strong communication skills as well as interpersonal skills
  • Ability to prioritize tasks and work under deadline pressure
  • Detail-oriented, self-motivated, able to learn new tasks quickly
  • Positive Attitude, flexible and team player


As The Analyst, Import Operations, You Will:

  • Assist in the customs release, auditing, and accounting activities for all imports
  • Support the Import Director with tasks related to Financial month-end closing
  • Interact and follow up with  HBC buying groups and HBC’s Customs broker to resolve any issues/discrepancies, in order to ensure HBC shipments are released on time and correctly
  • Work with vendors to collect missing documents or information
  • Serve as the first point of contact with issues related to the Import Accounting system and work cross-functionally to resolve the issues
  • Answer Centric PLM related requests from the other business teams
  • Provide Imports Accounting system and Centric PLM system training as per request (internal and external stakeholders)
  • Manage import and owned brand reporting requirements for all stakeholders


How Often You May Travel:

  • NA


Your Life and Career at SFA:

  • Be part of a world-class team; work with an adventurous spirit; think and act like an owner-operator!
  • Exposure to rewarding career advancement opportunities, from retail to supply chain, to digital or corporate
  • A culture that promotes a healthy, fulfilling work/life balance
  • Benefits package for all eligible full-time employees (including medical, vision and dental).
  • An amazing employee discount

Job Qualifications

Thank you for your interest with Saks Fifth Avenue.

We look forward to reviewing your application. Saks Fifth Avenue provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Saks Fifth Avenue complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training. Saks Fifth Avenue welcomes all applicants for this position. Should you be individually selected to participate in an assessment or selection process, accommodations are available upon request in relation to the materials or processes to be used.