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Revenues Assistant Team Manager

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Suffolk Coastal and Waveney District Councils
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£23,398 - £25,951 pa
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Full Time
37 per week
Closing Date
08 January 2018
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Based at either East Suffolk House, Melton or Marina Centre, Lowestoft (dependent on your preference). You may be required to work at other sites within the partnership area.

The Anglia Revenues Partnership is a group of seven Local Authorities working together to provide a shared Revenues and Benefits Service to the residents of Breckland Council, East Cambridgeshire District Council, Forest Heath District Council, St Edmundsbury Borough Council, Fenland District Council, Suffolk Coastal District Council and Waveney District Council.

We are seeking a well-organised, self-motivated and flexible candidate to be part of our excellent Revenues Team. The role will suit someone who has a track record of successfully rising to the challenge, inspiring others and delivering results.

You will assist with the supervision and organisation of the work of the Revenues Team, dealing with Council Tax billing, recovery and Housing Benefit overpayments including representing the councils at Court Hearings and Valuation Tribunals.

In addition to this, you will assist the Team Manager to agree targets, objectives, timetables and maintain an up-to-date knowledge and application of relevant practices, legislation, regulations and policies within the Partnership.

You will have a good standard of general education with a minimum of 5 GCSE passes, including mathematics and English. 

You will have at least two years’ experience of administering Council Tax or Non-Domestic rates, a good standard of education, possess an up-to-date knowledge of legislation relating to Local Government Revenues collection and recovery and preferably experience of presenting cases in Court or at Valuation Tribunal hearings.    

You should also have proven IT skills and you must be willing to use new information technology. The ability to work under pressure is an essential requirement.

In return, we can offer great opportunities for training and development and we will give you all the support we can to build a great career with our organisation. There is also a superb benefits package including flexible working options, generous leave entitlement, discount scheme, pension scheme and free car parking.

You will use your experience to support the team and provide practical support to the Team Manager in the delivery of the service. If you have the necessary drive and commitment and can bring an enthusiastic approach to the role then we would like to hear from you.

This post requires a satisfactory outcome by Disclosure Scotland and pre-employment checks.

For an informal discussion about this post, please contact Terri Lawson, Operations Manager (Revenues) on (01502) 523534.

Interview date: w/c 15 January 2018

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