Revenues Section Manager

Location
10 Woodcock Street, Birmingham, B7 4BL
Salary
£35,745 - £43,857
Posted
07 May 2021
Closes
14 Jun 2021
Job Ref
BCC002033
Contract Type
Permanent
Working Pattern
Standard
Hours
Full-Time

Birmingham City Council is looking for Revenues Section Managers to deal with Council Tax and Business Rates.

This is an ideal opportunity for someone with experience of working with a wide range of stakeholders in supporting Council Tax and Business Rates collection, to join the Customer Services Division as a Revenues Section Manager.

The successful applicant will need to be able to hit the ground running, and be experienced in the management and supervision of teams to ensure that collection of local taxation is maximised. The applicants well developed influencing skills will enable them to provide direction and guidance to teams across the revenue service.

This is a very challenging position that requires the successful candidate to work closely with other areas of the council including benefits, the contact centre, property teams and external partners such as the VOA.

One of the key priorities for the service is to increase revenue collection through the implementation of effective collection methods, timely updating of citizen and business accounts to ensure swift and accurate billing and the proactive identification of changes to hereditaments that impact on the rateable value.

The applicant will need to possess excellent problem solving skills. Experience of planning, forecasting and producing management reports would be desirable to this role to support organisational change.

Experience and Skills

You will need

  • experience and knowledge of local taxation law and practice
  • excellent written, communication and customer service skills
  • the ability to understand and clearly explain complex rules
  • analytical, forecast planning, preparation and presentation of reports to Elected Members/ or Senior Managers
  • to work well as part of a team and on your own initiative
  • to work to unpredictable deadlines
  • to work with a high degree of accuracy and attention to detail

For any informal enquires please contact Jonathan Woodward – Head of Revenues on 07864 932011 or via email jonathan.woodward@birmingham.gov.uk

Ref: BCC002033

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

“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.”

Supporting documents
Job Description - Person Specification

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