Revenues Officer

southwark, London

Job Summary

  • Job Reference: AM24022021_1614184500
  • Job Type: Contract
  • Date Posted: 2021-02-24
  • Location: southwark, London
  • Job Status: FullTime
  • Closing Date: 2021-04-25
  • Tradewind Social Care Recruitment

1.1 To manage a particular caseload in the day-to-day administration, billing, collection and recovery of Council Tax (an annual debit of £150M), and Business Rates (annual debit of £183M) and BIDs (annual levy £2M). Interpret and apply the Local Government Finance Act 1992 , relevant regulations and Southwark Council's own policies and procedures, ensuring that Best Value indicators on council tax & NNDR collection and debt reduction targets are achieved for your caseload and that quality assurance frameworks are established such that accuracy of data is maintained.

1.2 To identify and take the appropriate collection action on accounts relating to Housing Benefit Overpayments, liaising with service departments in respect of uncollectable debts.

1.3 To seek the most efficient collection routes meeting council and customers' needs and influence the implementation of best practice processes in performance and service delivery so that the team meets its collection targets and supports broader corporate objectives.

1.4 To be responsible for the accurate establishment of liability and maintenance of Council Tax, NNDR, HBOP and BIDS databases.

1.5 To take responsibility for a particular area of legislation and contribute to the development and implementation of Council policy in relation to Revenues, HBOP and Miscellaneous income collection and to ensure that the service is operated in accordance with those policies and regulations.

1.6 To represent the Council in all Courts having jurisdiction for the collection and administration of Council Tax and NNDR, selecting cases from your caseload for Court and managing the court process making application for a range of Court orders appropriate for the administration and collection of Local Revenue due to the Council.

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