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Revenues Officer

  • Employer: Watford Borough Council
  • Reference: WBC/22/219108
  • Published: Fri 11/11/2022, 15:24 PM
  • Closing on: Fri 25/11/2022, 15:24 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: To be confirmed
  • Salary: £30,000 - £34,999
  • DBS Check: Yes
  • Location: Hertfordshire

About Three Rivers District Council

Three Rivers District in South West Hertfordshire straddles the north west corner of the M25 on the edge of Greater London. The district is a mixture of beautiful countryside, villages and small towns. The area has a diverse range of sectors and businesses and is a centre for the film industry with Warner Brothers at Leavesden forming part of a studio cluster along with Elstree and Pinewood is a short drive away.

At a glance
• 700 historic assets and 22 conservation areas, 77% of the district is in the Green Belt.
• 1,914 NNDR registered businesses with the economy providing 39,000 jobs
• Very low crime rate
• The district ranks highly for business registrations and start ups with a highly skilled and trained workforce, high employment levels with GVA and weekly earnings above average

The Role: Revenues Officer

What we are looking for:-
We are looking for an experienced Revenues Officer to join our committed and fast moving Revenues team. As a Revenues Officer you would collect council tax, non-domestic or business rates as well as BID levy (Business Improvement District) and deal with the related administrative work. You’d apply the rules carefully and fairly so that everyone pays the right amount and gets the money they are entitled to. In this role you would deal with a wide variety of people and need to clearly explain complex rules and processes to them. People may become upset or angry, so you’d need to be tactful but also assertive.

You will be required to:
•Calculate council tax and business rates
•Send bills and reminders
•Collect and record payments
•Deal with enquiries face to face and by phone, email and post
•Keep accurate computerised records
•Recover arrears of council tax, business rates, housing benefit overpayments and sundry debts
•Make home and business visits where required
•Identify possible discounts on charges like council tax and business rates
•Take legal action where necessary
•Attend court when required

Please be aware that this role does include some days working in the office.

What we offer:-
Salary range £32,050.00 to £35,674.00 per annum.
We offer an excellent benefits package, including competitive salary, 28 days holiday - rising to 30 days (if applicable), a generous employer contribution pension scheme, life assurance, flexible working, career development, free on-site parking, cycle-to-work scheme, discounted leisure centre membership, employee volunteering schemes and access to discounted activities and days out.

Closing Date: 25 November 2022.

Previous applicants need not apply.

For an informal discussion about the post, please contact Sophie Ayscough, Revenues Manager, (T:) 01923 278084

A basic DBS check will be carried out for this post.

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  • Role profile
  • Employer: Watford Borough Council
  • Reference: WBC/22/219108
  • Published: Fri 11/11/2022, 15:24 PM
  • Closing on: Fri 25/11/2022, 15:24 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: To be confirmed
  • Salary: £30,000 - £34,999
  • DBS Check: Yes
  • Location: Hertfordshire

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