Senior Business Rates Assistant

Job details
Job title: Senior Business Rates Assistant
Salary: Grade 4, £25,099 to £29,987 per annum
Location: Cambourne
Contract type: Permanent
Hours: 37
Closing date: 30 November 2020


We are currently recruiting for a full time Senior Business Rates Assistant to join our dynamic and forward thinking Revenues department.

Are you an accomplished Business Rates Officer looking to progress or do you have experience within Local Taxation and are looking for a new challenge?

As a Senior Business Rates Assistant your primary responsibilities will include general administration and maintenance of Non Domestic Rate accounts, communication with customers, including negotiating with customers to facilitate efficient collection of Business Rates.

You will be part of a small team dealing with around 5500 businesses. You will need to be a team player with the ability to prioritise work, be organised and be self motivated. You will also have proven IT skills and a good standard of English and Mathematics.

Strong communications are vital in this role; you need to be customer focused and a good negotiator. Your ability to remain calm and professional when dealing with a variety of customers, and to be able to reach successful resolutions, will be an important skill.

It is desirable that you have experience of working in local authority revenues collection or a similar environment, although this is not essential and training in all aspects of the position will be provided.

At South Cambridgeshire District Council we offer a friendly and flexible working environment, including the option for permanent home working, with excellent training and development opportunities to accelerate your career.

If you would like more information about this opportunity, please contact Karen Hazel, Assistant Local Taxation Manager, on 01223 739977 or Andrew Hillyard, Senior Recovery Officer on 01223 752421.

Closing date for applications: 9:00am Monday 30 November 2020

Interviews to be held week commencing: 7 December 2020

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