Revenues Officer

Location
10 Woodcock Street, Birmingham,B7 4BL
Salary
£19,430 - £24,964
Posted
03 Dec 2018
Closes
23 Dec 2018
Job Ref
BCC000435
Contract Type
Permanent
Working Pattern
Standard
Hours
Full-Time
Revenues Officers - Inspections

The Revenues service is responsible for the collection of £850 million of business rates and council tax. We are looking for dynamic and enthusiastic officers, with experience of dealing with inspections and valuation matters, to assist in growing our tax database.

At Birmingham City Council one of the roles of our inspectors is to identify missing or undervalued hereditaments and ensure these are reported to the Valuation Office. Applicants will need to demonstrate experience and understanding of the regulations and processes related to business rates and council tax including liability, discounts, exemptions and valuation matters.

You will be required to work both independently and as part of a team taking ownership of actions to ensure that reports issued to the Valuation Office are dealt with accurately and within the relevant timescales so that targets are met. You will be required to meet with citizens and ratepayers and be able to offer advice and guidance when required. You will also need to interrogate various IT systems to obtain information in connection with potential valuation increases.

• Experience and knowledge of local taxation law and practice

• The ability to understand and follow processes

• To work to a high degree of accuracy and attention to detail

• To work and contribute within a team environment

• Strong organisational skills

• Proven history of income collection

• Negotiation skills

• To effectively communicate with colleagues and citizens

Please see the job description and person specification for full requirements.

As per BCC short listing procedure, only those applications where the required elements of the person specification have been suitably demonstrated will an interview be offered. Only those offered an interview will be contacted, if you do not hear anything from us you have not been shortlisted.

A Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) formerly CRB check will be undertaken

“Right to work in the UK documentation will be fully checked for all applicants. All non UK and non EU applicants are required to apply for a Certificate of Sponsorship from Birmingham City Council and must be approved by the UK Border Agency (UKBA) before any employment offer can be confirmed.”

BCC000435

Supporting documents
Revenues Officer JD Final 2017 04.docx
Revenues Officer Person Spec 2017 03.docx

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