Revenues Court Officer
Working 36.50 hours per week. Birmingham City Council is looking for Revenues Court Officers to deal with council tax, business rates and business improvement district levy issues.
This is an ideal opportunity for someone with experience of working with a wide range of stakeholders in supporting council tax, business rates and business improvement district levy collections, to join the Customer Services Division as a Revenues Court Officer.
The successful applicant will represent the Authority at Liability Order Hearings, Valuation Tribunals and in County Court proceedings in connection with Revenues matters. Applicants will therefore be expected to be able to present and explain information to a variety of audiences and have a strong understanding of the Revenues legislation.
This is a challenging position that requires the successful candidate to recognise the needs of the Council to maximise income whilst maintaining its obligations in respect of vulnerable citizens.Experience and Skills
You will ideally need
- experience and knowledge of local taxation law and practice
- an understanding of the legal process
- excellent written and oral communication and customer service skills
- the ability to understand and clearly explain complex rules
- to work with a high degree of accuracy and attention to detail
We welcome applications from people with caring responsibilities and flexible working options will be considered.
We encourage applications from Birmingham residents and care leavers
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For any Informal Enquires please contact Niamh Ni-Ghormain, Revenues Section
Manager on 07922838660; or email: Niamh.Ni-Ghormain@birmingham.gov.uk
“Right to work in the UK documentation will be fully checked for all applicants. All non-UK applicants (excluding Ireland) may require a Certificate of Sponsorship from Birmingham City Council and must have an approved visa from the UK Visas and Immigration (UKVI) before any employment offer can be confirmed. Unless they are an EEA or Swiss citizen or their family members, already living in the UK by 31 December 2020, then they will need to apply to the EU Settlement Scheme (EUSS) instead.”
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